Inasakan Beach, San Jose, Mindoro Occidental 0

Soaking Up the Sun at Inasakan

From Grace Island, we rode a boat going to Inasakan Beach of Ilin Island. About 7 kilometers away, it took almost 20 minutes for us to get there due to strong winds of Ambulong Strait. The tide was not that...

Ambulong Cave 0

Glittering Ambulong Cave

From Buri Island (aka Grace Island) we took a boat going to Ambulong proper. The boat is just small enough to accommodate seven of us but the trip took more than 30 minutes. The high waves brought by the Amihan...

Because there are no obstructing islands, the sun can be seen kissing with the sea at sunset (San Jose, Mindoro Occ.) 0

Aroma Beach of SJOM

It’s late afternoon when we reached San Jose. Because we missed the last boat to Ambulong Island, we just walked along the beaches of Aroma. The beach is one of the favorite visiting sites here because it is free and accessible....

Sunset at Brgy. Mabini, San Jose, Mindoro Occ. 0

Biking Along the Fields of San Jose

There is no much itineraries for our stay in San Jose so we thought of borrowing some bikes and pedal through the town and through its fields. While Manila’s roads are too scary for cycling, here in the province we...

Beathtaking view of sunrise taken from the top of the tower  (Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) 0

Hiking Ambulong Tower at Dawn

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) 1

Trek to 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...

The resorts' floating cottage perfectly blends with the surroundings (Grace Island Resort, Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) 1

Gracious Grace Island

The management of Grace Island commissioned the wandering sheep to design a brochures about the resort. But here’s the catch: they want me to stay there for three days and two nights. How cool is that? Anyway I’m both surprised and...

Find solitude in this piece of paradise. Grace Island Resort in Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro 2

Finding Solitude in Grace Island

I promised myself to return to this blessed island (please read the blog about my previous journey here). That’s why when I was again given the opportunity to return to San Jose I strived to go here. I contacted Allan and he...

View of Lininob Rock from a beach in Ambulong 2

Island Hopping in San Jose

Originally Posted on 2007 I was invited by Allen, one of the flocks, to San Jose for a computer project. It was done in a short time so we still have days to spare. As there are not much interesting...