Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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As a side trip from Baguio we caught a bus down to the western coast, just north of San Fernando, to the "surfing capital of northern Luzon." We stayed in another very noisy room, but it was cheap and spacious. We also found my favorite restaurant so far called Aplaya (on the road near Kahuna's surf resort). It was a sweet little turo turo (point point) that had awesome breakfast and the best fried chicken I have ever had. I think the best ...
... tobacco fields. Tom says that each town and district produce only a few types of goods. I guess corn and tobacco grow the best here due to the ocean and the climate.
As we drive though Pasiquin, I ask what all these vendors are selling. Large white bags of salt and 2L jugs of vinegar. We pull over so I can get to the beach, it's beautiful all lined with fishing boats. Too bad the beach is scattered with litter. ...
IMPRESSIONS: PEOPLE – very friendly, very helpful, excellent English, BEACHES – well-deserved reputation for amazing beaches, variety from surfers-beaches to white sand, blue water, zero people NATURE – impressive volcanoes, amazing rice paddies, nice treks, very touristy at known places – sometimes feels more like Disney world than a national park, SURFING – great waves for all skill levels, DIVING – sites I dived was very average, sure there ...
... able to ride a couple of waves and it was fun... I wanted a bigger waves but it was just not happening... I thought surfing was hard but it was not... I will be doing a lesson again later this afternoon hopefully Monday will be available... I want to learn getting my own waves and not just being pushed to get some... I know I can do ...
... high spirits. The long black sand beach was such a beautiful view and as the sun set we just stopped to take a moment and just enjoy the view. We hit the sack pretty early that night as we were tired and had another early start the following day to move on again but it had been such a nice place to stay, so laid back and relaxed we didn't want to leave but knew we had more beaches to conquer before our time was up...
So until next time