Batanes (Day 4) – December 31, 2009

Batanes (Day 4) – December 31, 2009

Time to fly back to Manila. This day was the most uneventful. I woke up, packed my things, had breakfast, waited to be brought to the airport checked in, waited to board, flew back to Manila, went home. It was actually quite a nice experience, considering my getting...
Batanes (Day 3) Sabtang Island – December 30, 2009

Batanes (Day 3) Sabtang Island – December 30, 2009

I woke up early the morning on the third day. Today was my tour of Sabtang Island… just off the coast from the town of Ivana where I was the afternoon before. My guide, Dwight, picked me up from the lodge and this time we took a motor bike from the lodge to Ivana. The...
Batanes (Day 2, Part 2) – December 29, 2009

Batanes (Day 2, Part 2) – December 29, 2009

From the Mahatao lighthouse, we proceeded to what my guide Dwight referred to as the Spring of Youth via the Diura Fishing Village. We parked at the edge of the village where we walked around 1 kilometer to the spring. En route, once again… great views. We then passed...
Batanes (Day 2, Part 1) – December 29, 2009

Batanes (Day 2, Part 1) – December 29, 2009

I woke up early and took a walk outside the are around the lodge to take pictures. All of these great views were walking distance from the lodge. If you ever watched the movie Batanes, this is the same view that is on the poster. I later found out that the cast and...