Travel Blogs from Bicol Region
... from the 1800's and he cousin one of the priests took us to the seminary to show us what it was like. The wood carvings and massive balconies were beautiful. We then walked around for a little but jet lag was still lingering so instead of going shopping with everyone I opted for another nap. I woke up for dinner and for dessert we had the best mango ice cream I've literally ever tasted and I had more if the sweet margarine on the small buns. In the end tomorrow my exercising begins ...
... a couple people over in the process of picking up my bag and then for the fun part. Picture what you think an elevator in Asia would look like... Copious amounts of little people and smushed in, but I saw a space for me (not remembering I had a front and backpack on) and made it in, knocking some people over and making everyone laugh as I did it. I did apologize but no one seemed to mind I'm guessing they are used to it. The best part ...
... be a little concerned. Having chatted to a local and then looked online we realised that there was an alert in place on the volcano that meant we couldn't go within 6kms of the raging beast. This did put a stop on our original plans a little and we just didn't want to risk anything, in fact only two months previous to our visit, the animal that is Mount Mayon had reacted to rainfall and a build up of steam had caused a huge explosion of gases at the crater, and unfortunately this ...
... The moment the face is rubbed clean and an oil
free of cost astringent is applied to shut the open pores, dallop
some face primer on your hand and also use it all over to make it a
base. Apart from serving as a base for your make up to sit on, it
additionally aids to close the open pores of oily skin guaranteeing
that oil secretion is limited. Nonetheless, while on the lookout for
In the evening, Dei joined me and we enjoyed the breeze while sampling more of the Bikol region's specialies. Nilaing na pusit (grilled squid stuffed with taro leaves) and ginataang kalabasa at sitaw (squash and long beans cooked in coconut milk), which was incredible. Like me, Bikolanos like their food spicy, and no trip to the region would be complete without trying Bikol Express, a dish made of chilis, onion, garlic, coconut milk, shrimp ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking