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Travel Tales: The long and winding road to Subic Beach

Three Days in Albay and Sorsogon (an overview) From Bacacay, we took a van back to Legaspi. There, we bought supplies at Savemore near the terminal, then took another van to Sorsogon City. Here’s where we had the first of many unexpected mini-adventures: originally we’d planned on going to Paguriran Island, then to Barcelona, spend the… Continue reading Travel Tales: The long and winding road to Subic Beach

Albay · Philippines · Travel Tales

Travel Tales: The elusive Mayon and the black sands of Bacacay

There was a light rain when we got to Daraga, Albay to see the Cagsawa ruins. I’d expected this, but it was still disappointing to find that the Mt. Mayon I always saw in postcards, encyclopedias, and my elementary textbooks was hiding behind thick clouds. Still hoping the sky will clear up, we had breakfast… Continue reading Travel Tales: The elusive Mayon and the black sands of Bacacay