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  • Surfing 101 With Gubat Bay Surfers

    Surfing 101 With Gubat Bay Surfers

    While news of a storm brewing east of the country got the flood-prone districts of Metro Manila on their toes, to this group of adrenaline junkies we came across along the journey, their much awaited weather report got them waxing their surf boards, instead. Swells peaking over 6 feet were to hit the grey shores of the ocean-bound town of Gubat, Sorsogon, and this new breed of surfers were to wave hello to another surfing season. As for us, the visitors, we braced ourselves for an afternoon class of surfing 101 from no other than the Gubat Inc. (Gubatnon For Adventourism), commonly known as, G ...

  • Vulcaneering at Mt Bulusan Part 2 Lake Aguingay to Lights Out

    Vulcaneering at Mt Bulusan Part 2 Lake Aguingay to Lights Out

    This post is going to be short but sweet. You see, in just a few hours, I will be seeing G-Dragon, TOP, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri perform live yet again. It's the second time I'm seeing them, after their ALIVE Tour in Manila a couple of years back, and the moment I heard their MADE tour is going to have a Manila leg, it was a no-brainer. I had to go. Sometimes, you have to feed the fangirl in you. You know, to make sure she stays fun. (Haha!) But that's not what this post's all about. This is about our short sojourn at Lake Aguingay, which was pretty close to our campsite. (Check out Part 1 ...

  • Ticao Burias Pass as protected seascape sought

    Ticao Burias Pass as protected seascape sought

    Albay 3rd District Rep. Fernando Gonzalez said here over the weekend he is readying a legislative measure seeking the declaration of the Ticao-Burias Pass as a Marine Protected Area (MPA).

    He explained that protected seascapes are among sites of national significance characterized by the harmonious interaction of man and ocean while providing opportunities for public enjoyment through the recreation and tourism within the normal lifestyle and economic activities offered by these areas.

    The congressman whose representation in Congress covers Albay west coast which is along Burias Pass sa ...