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Clipper Rock Mag-asawang Bato And Balagbag Falls In Real Quezon.
We've been here before when these two destinations and Pagbilao's Puting Buhangin Beach were largely outside the tour radars of most local travelers. Five years ago. We had not considered coming back until recently when we visited Nina's aunt and uncle in Tiaong, Quezon. Since Padre Burgos town ??" the jump-off point for a trip to Borawan Island and Dampalitan Beach ??" was just two hours away we decided it was time for a return visit. Back in October 2011, we had both destinations practically all to ourselves. Five years later we were curious how Borawan and Dampalitan have fared after both ...
Dreaming of strolling on the powdery, white sand beaches of Boracay or spending a day marveling at rock formations of Palawan?
In Padre Burgos town in Quezon province, some 160 kilometers from Metro Manila, this "dream vacation" can be had without busting one's pockets.
Padre Burgos, a quiet coastal town in the Bondoc Peninsula, has been steadily attracting visitors to its serene beaches and modest accommodations minus the boisterous crowd.
Beach lovers can explore three destinations along the Tayabas Bay??"Borawan, Dampalitan and Puting Buhangin??"in a single package tour.
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Quezon is one of my favorite provinces in the country because of its gorgeous characteristics. I've been here several times but I keep on coming back for just one reason ??" to discover the hidden wealth. First to mention would be the stunning Pahiyas Festival and sumptuous pancit hab-hab. Few of the gems can be found on higher altitude of Mt. Banahaw ??" the Holy Mountain and Mt. Cristobal ??" the Devils Mountain. Now, for the third time, I am visiting the three of the fine-looking islets with white sand beaches. This post is entitled:
Sana Alas Singko Nalang
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Borawan Island is a small islet is located in Padre Burgos, Quezon, Philippines. According to the caretaker I spoke to, the name of the islet was given by Father Vargas who discovered the islet. This islet is made up of a large stone in irregular shape, covered with grass and trees.
Fifty years ago, this island was purely large stone situated in the middle of the sea and boat can pass through some of the opening of the stones. But in 1978, the nearby residents were surprised in the appearance of the white sand beside the large stones. As added by the caretaker, the water level became low ...
Dampalitan Island came from Dampalit or shoreline purslane in English (Sesuvium portulacastrum) which is a type of a perennial herb that grows in the coastal areas throughout the world, which is also visible in this Island. According to the caretaker, they can actually create a sumptuous salad out of this herb. This kind of dish was already published online and even on some TV shows.
This island is rich with coconut trees, pine trees, mangroves and shrubs that bears with colorful flowers. Encircling the whole island is the shore with white sand beach covered with shells. This island se ...