Jungle-Environment Survival Training (JEST) Camp is the most famous (and toughest) survival school in the Philippines. Since 2002, JEST has offered adventurous souls a chance to uncover their primitive instinct for survival through teaching them indigenous skills inside the mighty Jungle itself.
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What was once a the site of a United States Navy facility, the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ), or Subic Bay, now stands as the Philippines' first successful conversion of a military base into a tax- and duty-free zone. Being one of the points in Region III's Growth Triangle (the other two being Clark, and Tarlac), it supplies the provinces of Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, and Zambales of products and services.
Subic Bay lies 110 km north of Metro Manila, with the Manila Bay and the Bataan Peninsula separating the former from the metropolis. Its waters extend to the West Ph ...
After going to Boracay, my guests wanted to experience a little adventure in a place not too far away from our vicinity so I brought them to Subic, Zambales. Subic is now very accessible from Apalit, Pampanga, and because of the SCTEX (Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway) what used to be a 2-hour drive is now shortened to 1 hour and 15 minutes. Just after exiting from NLEX Dau is an entrance to the highway straight to Subic.
Here was our itinerary:
800 – ETD Apalit, Pampanga
1000 – Registration, JEST Camp
1015 – Demonstration, Starting fire using bamboo
1030 – Short Briefing, Trek ...
Subic is located at the southwest region of the Luzon, Philippines. It is actually sandwiched between the mountain ranges of Zambales, Subic Bay and the South China Sea. It is found northwest of Bataan and southwest of Zambales. It is about 100 kilometers away from Manila.
Today, Subic is a very popular tourist destination. Over the years, the number of Subic's local and foreign visitors has grown considerably. The conversion of the area into an economic zone has fueled its transformation as one of the prime tourist destinations in the country. If you have seen a Subic general tourist info ...