Travel Blogs from Batangas
... back to hotel to check out and chill at least for a couple of hours - lunch in Kokosnuss - pick up turns up 20 mins late - worried I might not make it - Busuanga Airport is tiny (2 "Gates") but busy - Judith and Michelle pick me up from the airport - everyone is really cute and excited about my visit - dinner in Batangas / PICTURE ALARM! - dessert on garden veranda - big spider on my ceiling & lizard trapped in bathroom door frame... - TIRED - sleep like a ...
... br> Teodoro (if possible, ask driver to bring us to the Mabini public
market for some last minute provisions). About 30 minutes ride.
11:00H - ETA at Jumpoff: Philpan Dive Resort, pay bgy. registration (P30++?)
12:00H - Lunch @ the restaurant at jump point
14:30H - Start Trek
16:30H - ETA Campsite
... people were after. I'd heard all sorts before the fight, true pacquiao fans saying he was always going to win, people saying that yeh Mosleys old, but he's strong & he packs a hard hitting punch.
Maybe it was just the good work of the promoters promoting this fight which made it sound like it was going to be an amazing contest, i'm not too disappointed i just wanted a Pacquiao win!!
It was a really sad day the day after. My ...
... that background, but it’s really poor to actually be a Filipino that doesn’t speak Tagalog. It’s so embarrassing walking around when people try and talk to you and having to fess up. I really hope one day, before I go back, I can have a proper conversation in Tagalog. Thank you to all my family that had been so patient with us and had to constantly translate.
For the first couple of weeks we ended up spending a lot of time at home and around the area, ...
... and of course San Mig Light. We went to nine houses, and I literally met over 100 members of the family. Also, I had my very first (and all of Batangas hope my last) Christmas video karaoke experience.
It was a wonderful (and exhausting) Christmas Day.
New Year's was spent in Novaliches, both at Uncle Noling's house and Nanay and Tatay's. Yet another feast, with macaroni salad, grilled tilapia and bangus, ham, and the highlight...relleno ...