Millennium Tree, Ma. Aurora, Aurora 1

Ma. Aurora: Creepy Millennium Tree

When people say balete, first impressions come to mind are frightening, spooky, and mysterious. It’s often associated to urban legends, Filipino folklore, and horror stories. That’s why when we learned that one of Tupang Gala’s sidetrips in Aurora is a...

Baler, Aurora 6

Baler: Zabali’s Old Lighthouse

UPDATE: We visited the lighthouse again in January 2018 Since we’re already on Barangay Zabali in Baler, we decided to go to an old lighthouse near PAG-ASA Weather Station. But this time, we did some trekking since there’s no road going...

PAG-ASA Weather Station, Baler, Aurora 2

Baler: PAG-ASA Weather Station Sidetrip

Located on the hilltop of Bgy Zabali, Baler, Aurora, at 178.2 meters above sea level. This is just one of the numerous weather stations of PAGASA scattered in different parts of the country. This station, strategically located between the Sierra...

Ditumabo Falls, San Luis, Aurora 3

San Luis: Revisiting Ditumabo Falls

  When we had the opportunity to visit the province of Aurora, I wasted no opportunity to recommend to the flock the waterfalls Aurorans are proud of — the Ditumabo Falls. It is found in Brgy. Ditumabo (obviously) in the...

Potipot Island, Candelaria, Zambales 14

Candelaria: Tayo na sa Potipot!

White sands, clear waters, lots of trees serving as shades, bonfire every night, beautiful sunrise and sunset — these are just a few reasons why tourists frequently visit the paradise-like Potipot Island at Candelaria, Zambales. I just knew that there’s...

The calm waters of the beach (Westnuk Beach, Morong, Bataan) 1

Morong: Calm Waters of Westnuk Beach

The coastline of Morong is blessed with beautiful beaches, and one of them is the Westnuk Beach Resort which is hidden in a cove. It is located almost two kilometers from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (that’s why it’s called...

As the sun gracefully exits, colorful clouds emerge (San Jose, Tarlac) 10

San Jose: Chasing Sunset at the Lake

After meditating and trekking at Mt. Resurrection where the famous Monasterio de Tarlac is located, we thought of going back to Tarlac City. As we travelled on our way, we saw a shepherd tending his flock of sheep. We were...

Capas National Shrine 11

Capas: Honouring the Fallen at Capas Shrine

I admit that I am a history buff. Especially, when it is about the Philippine history. That’s why visiting historical places gives me excitement and thrill. But for our destination, Capas Shrine, what we felt is not excitement, but reverence....

Kamikaze East Airfield, Mabalacat, Pampanga 1

Mabalacat: Kamikaze Shrine

Whatever is your impression of a Kamikaze Fighter – either a suicide pilot or a valiant soldier of the Japanese Imperial Forces – it cannot be denied that they left a mark in our history during the Second World War....