Tagged: San Jose

As the sun gracefully exits, colorful clouds emerge (San Jose, Tarlac) 7

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...

Ambulong Cave 3

San Jose: 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...

Silhouettes of some residents hanging out (San Jose, Mindoro Occ.) 2

San Jose: Aroma Beach and Landing Marker

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....

Brgy. Mabini, San Jose, Mindoro Occ. 0

San Jose: Lets Go Biking!

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) 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...

The resorts' floating cottage perfectly blends with the surroundings (Grace Island Resort, Ambulong, San Jose, Occ. Mindoro) 3

San Jose: Grace Island Resort

Grace Island is an island resort located in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. It is surrounded by a much larger island of Ambulong. From a simple retreat center, it was developed and evolved into a frequently-visited resort in San Jose. From...