(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 13

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complexes of defensive islands built by the Americans at the mouth of Manila Bay. The long, narrow island is surrounded by jagged cliffs, caves, rocky shores and topped by...

Potipot Island, Candelaria, Zambales 13

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...

View of San Vicente Port  and Palaui taken from  Crocodile Island (San Vicente, Cagayan) 2

Cagayan’s Crocodile Island

Located almost 2 kilometers from San Vicente Port in Sta Ana, this island is situated between Luzon mainland and Palaui Island. This rocky islet is called by the locals as Manidad Island, but outside it is more known as the...

Inasakan Beach, San Jose, Mindoro Occidental 1

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...

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 resorts’ floating cottage perfectly blends with the surroundings (Grace Island Resort, Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) From San Jose airport there is a van waiting for resort guests. Only several meters from the airport is the resort’s booking office...

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...