Tupang Gala Blog

Kevin and Ian cooling off at the 20 ft twin falls of Estrella 1

Narra: Fascinating Estrella Falls

Before returning to Puerto Princesa I thought of wandering for a while in some spots in Narra. And the trip would never be complete without visiting Estrella Falls. It is a popular swimming place because it is readily accessible by...

A typical sight along the Panitian River 1

Quezon: Cruising the Panitian River

After the sidetrip in Tabon Cave we immediately went to a farm in Quezon. It is about five kilometers from the cave. As we travelled by boat the fair weather suddenly became wild. The winds are so strong that I...

View of Ligang Cave from the boat 3

Quezon: Rediscovering Tabon Cave

At exactly six in the morning, we went on our voyage from Narra towards the town of Quezon. The travel takes about an hour and most of the roads are unpaved. It is a small town and the primary source...

The historic 347 years old Fort Santa Isabel 0

Taytay: Fort Santa Isabel

After an hour of travel from El Nido one of our flock thought of passing by Taytay. From the highway, we went to the town proper until we reached the shore where a Spanish Fort was constructed. To be honest, I...

Unusual rock formation along the beach of San Vicente 0

San Vicente: Alimanguan Beach Rock Formation

Located in San Vicente’s coastline, the rocks here have the formation that looks like Kraken shells which seem to have a monster lurking beneath it. These are some igneous rocks that were formed from lava that has cooled off. And...

Tabaco, Albay 1

Tabaco: Mayon Volcano, Up-Close and Personal

Tabaco, officially the City of Tabaco, (Central Bicolano: Ciudad kan Tabaco; Filipino: Lungsod ng Tabaco), or simply referred to as Tabaco City is a 4th class city in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has...

Bacacay, Albay 0

Bacacay: Island Hopping in Bacacay

Only a 35-minute drive away from Legazpi City is the town of Bacacay. The shores of Bacacay house among the best black volcanic sand beaches in the Philippines. Just a few minutes off the coast, you have the Sula Channel...

Beathtaking view of sunrise taken from the top of the tower  (Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) 3

San Jose: Ambulong Lighthouse

Since evening, Helm and Jesse, the flocks working at Grace Island, and I are already making our plans to go to Ambulong lighthouse. Helm has already went there so I think we can come too. By four in the morning...

The lush greenery of the island compliments the torquoise water of the sea (Grace Island Resort, Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) 3

San Jose: Lininob Point in Ambulong

It is a challenge for the wandering sheeps on how to perfectly capture the entire beauty of Grace Island (aka Buri Island). So we thought of hiking at the Lininob Point just opposite the island. Upon arriving at Grace Island...