Discovery Country Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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As we drove to Tagaytay we passed by pineapple crops and dozens of woodworking shops. I saw some beautiful pieces of furniture and carvings through the car window. We enjoyed a nice breakfast and then needed to find a boat owner to take us across Taal Lake to the volcano. We had to drive almost a half hour down to the base of a mountain via a very winding, sometime dangerous road down to the Taal Lake. Once ...
... Although a bit cloudy, it was still quite beautiful to behold... almost reminding me of my time on the Great Wall of China. Whats great about Tagaytay is that because it's at a much higher elevation, it is pretty cool, temperature wise! So Ate Baby and I sat on patio and enjoyed our coffee and tea and took in the scenery, minus sweating! :)
Before heading home, we made one last stop to at Good Shepherd (a convent/bakery) that sells "Ube Jam" - ...
... forumla to NOT feel dizzy, light headed or nauseous... perhaps its just drugs. In any event, I definitely didn't enjoy the ferry ride to the island very much. I managed to make my way to the top and take some pictures of Manila Bay, but I was pretty miserable on that boat.
So what the heck is Corregidor Island, you ask? Simply put, it was the last place the Allies controlled in the Philippines before the Japanese completely took over during ...
... with hundreds of street stalls blocking all walkways and risking life and limb
to cross any roads it gets really exciting. The security guards at the station check all the backpacks and the whistles from the platform guards are quite deafening. The locals were looking at us as we did stand out and I think they thought we were nuts!! So do I.
Well we ate at a chinese cafe, avoided all the other street stalls and managed to find our way back to the ...
... of the tricycle, I could glimpse out to the Taal volcano island as we were actually on the ridge of the larger crater. Truly scenic!
Modes of Transport to Volcano Island
Wasting no time, I arranged for Michael (my tricycle driver) to meet me at 230 pm in the lobby for the afternoon's volcanic excursion. It took another hour snaking down the winding road to the lake. The boat ride to the island was slow enough for me to enjoy the scenic views of the ...