Lusong Cove with Us … and a thief? Oh’ C’mon!

I am very thankful to my fellah boy and girl friends for organizing this trip.  We have so much fun and unstoppable food trip! Grilled chicken and fish + delicious corn soup + yummy white rice + soda to the max = Happy tummy. We have a simple food but the bonds that we have right now is un-explainable.
Swimming under the sun ?.
Laughter and so much fun ✨ Thank you guys for the wonderful and awesome trip.

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Back packs and some of us is ready to ride with the small banka

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I still loved it .. even under the sun!

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and we almost there .. and I feel the adrenaline .. wohooooo!!!

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surrounded by coconut tree

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 almost front of the beach

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fishnet

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more fun in so many different kinds of stories (kulitan)

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me ….

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Sara and her slipper

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semi white sand

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enjoying under the sun

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the beach is calm and so relaxing

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till next adventure girls!

And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release — out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know? ~Carl Sandburg, Good Morning America, 1928

How to get there:

Genesis Bus: Bus Transit Schedule :

  • Avenida – Mariveles 4:00 a.m.(first trip) 7:30 p.m (last trip)
  • Pasay – Mariveles 1:00 a.m (first trip) 7:30 p.m. (last trip)

Tell to the conductor you can drop them by in Porto Market Mariveles.

Here’s also the address of Genesis Bus:

Cubao terminal location:
704 EDSA Corner New York St., Cubao, Quezon City
(northbound EDSA, walking distance from MRT Araneta Center – Cubao station and LRT 2 Cubao Station)

Avenida Bus Station:
Rizal Avenue corner Doroteo Jose
Sta. Cruz, Manila
(northbound Avenida, just near LRT Doroteo Jose Station and LRT 2 Recto Station)

Genesis Transport Contact Number:
Call these telephone numbers for inquiries, bus fares: +63.2.709.0803; +63.2.421.1425
– See more at: http://www.backpackingphilippines.com/2013/03/genesis-transport-bus-to-baler-aurora.

Porto Market  ( you can buy anything in wet and dry market (complete meal), you have to bring as well water container for your own mineral water).

Take a trike going to Porto Proper (P50.00 per head)

Boat/Banka Ride one way going to Lusong Cove is P1,000.00 it depends to the bankero’s if it’s two way.  So if it’s two ways you can ask for a discounts. (Sorry we didn’t get the number of the bangkero).

If your now in Lusong Cove, there is two resort awaits for you there.  That time that we reach Lusong Cove both resorts are full and they’ve told us we cannot accommodate all of us.  So we decided to stay in one abandoned place which is in front as well in the beach.  But you have to be careful, if you pitch your own tent much better if you can fixed it near to your tent’s mates.  Why? because the last time one of our tents, the girls are screaming and calling us by names and telling there’s a thief.   Immediately the thief run away heading to the coconut trees until he fades away.  My friend said, she feels that there something in-front of her body and because she was sleeping she ignore it.  Until she fully wake up and saw the man (thief). All of us we go out from the tent and checked it one by one the tent if anything lost.  But thank god all of us are fine and safe except for this two girls.  They took the i-phone 4.  The contact numbers and some of her important PIN is in the phone.  We report immediately to the baranggay whats happen to us. And they said this is the second time. (sad to hear that).

This is the first time it happen and next time we are more alert and before we sleep we put our important things inside the bags.

So, if anyone wants to visit in Lusong Cove, choose the two resorts in that island for your safety.

Words and Images Copyright by: Pinaybyaheras May 2016

 

 

 

 

Watershed, Sheltering Life!

I am proud that I lived in a province of Bulacan.  I’m from City of San Jose Del Monte. This is all about water “OUR WATER” is very important of every Filipino families in every part of the Philippines.

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Entrance of AREP Ecology Centre

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at the view deck

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it feels like your in the other side of the world, just awesome!

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mountain view and a beautiful Angat Dam

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me and my friend .. we’re just talking about how beautiful this place!

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me and the cast full moon! (lol) Why Full Moon? because we found ourselves craziest that day we are freaking happy

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and me: Selfie Queen (lol)

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this is the AREP Ecology Center.

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entrance of AREP ECO CENTRE

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MAP

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 Angat Dam

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The reservoir supplies about 90 percent of raw water requirements for Metro Manila through the facilities of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System  and it irrigates about 28,000 hectares of farmland in the provinces of Bulacan and Pampanga.

Angat Dam is located in Barangay San Lorenzo (Hilltop), Norzagaray, Bulacan. It supplies potable water to Metro Manila and powers a hydro-electric power plant. The dam is 131 meters high and impounds water from the Angat River that subsequently created the Angat Lake.

It has three gates opening a total of 1.5 meters to gradually release water that had accumulated due to incessant rains during typhoons.

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>I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. ~George Washington Carver

Words and Images Copyright by: Pinaybyaheras May 2016

Rappel for a Cause

My friend Mel he think about the kids who lives far away in the provinces.  A family that cannot afford to buy school stuffs for their kids.  They have a public school near in the area, but the thing is they don’t have extra money to buy a school supplies for their children’s.

Mel and us (our friends) really loved to help to this kids.  He make an event and he called it “Rappel for a Cause.  Takino Bikers is the guest of this events.

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200 ft. Bitbit Bridge in Norzagaray, Bulacan, Philippines

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School supplies from TAKINO BIKERS of NAVOTAS CITY

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TAKINO BIKERS

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Mam Annalou  … game na?

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on the right side is brother Mel (the organizer of this event)

and me (outfitter of this event).

Thanks for the wonderful experience and awesome weekends with this people.

 “If we surrendered
to earth’s intelligence
we could rise up rooted, like trees.”
—Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God

Photo Credit to TAKINO BIKERS

Words Copyright by: Pinaybyaheras May 2016

Missing Mt. Batulao

Yeah, it’s my 7th time to re visit Mt.Batulao.  Can’t say no to this lovely place, asking me why? In the first place it’ s so easy to be hir from my place Bulacan all u need to do is take a one ride bus it will cost for me an 90.00 pesos to reach Coastal Mall and from Coastal Mall transfer a bus going to Evercrest Golf and Country Club in Batangas it takes an hour without trafic and transpo fare is 104.00 pesos only.

Started to walk in jump off around 12:00 midnight with my closest friend and we reached the place at 2:00 am it was raining since we started to walk (ang swerte nga naman simula ng trek inulan na kame) but all we have to do is to enjoy the trek. .. full of mud .. slide everywhere .. and finally we reached peak 8 in Campsite. Fix the tent and we cleaned ourselves.  Time to eat, were so tired and next to get some sleep.

Good morning Mt. Batulao♥

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View from our tent … so looks amazing!!!!   Soooo love ♥♥♥

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     With my malong .. a little bit coldly!

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            Stolen shot ♥♥♥

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         Greenery in Mt. Batulao

Thanks for the all kinds of weather:
– rainy
– stargazing
– foggy
– cloudy
– sunny

All kinds of season for three days … and thanks to my best friend who liked the place.

Until next adventure!♥♥♥

Copyright and Words by: Pinaybyaheras 2013

Images by: normalphotography
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