Tagged: Island

(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 9

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complex 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...

(Santiago Cove, Santiago, Ilocos Sur) 0

Santiago Cove of Ilocos Sur

In the small town of Santiago, Ilocos Sur, lies a small patch of paradise-like cove called the Sabangan Cove, or more known as the Santiago Cove. It is also dubbed as the “Boracay of Ilocos Sur” because of its white...

Potipot Island, Candelaria, Zambales 14

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...

The pristine beach of Nangaramoan (San Vicente, Santa Ana, Cagayan) 2

Pristine Beaches of Sta. Ana

Cape Engano in Palaui Island is our actual destination. It is the popular destination going to Santa Ana. However, due to some unforseen circumstances, it has been closed to tourists. This seemed unfortunate, but we are not expecting that an...

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...

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...

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...