Gallery: Parasailing

I practically begged bespren Iper to try this out with me.  It seemed like the ultimate must-do activity in Boracay.  I was so excited at first …but once we were up there, there was nothing I wanted more than to go back on dry land.  Iper and I both got airsick afterwards, and we discovered that a good dose of Jonah’s fruit shakes is a good remedy for the dizziness.  It was quite an experience, but I’ll go for gentler activities on my next Boracay visit.

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Boracay, November 27, 2010

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What’s happened so far…

PRIOR to resurrecting my blog I thought I’d just give a quick rundown of what has transpired in that one year since I stopped posting new entries.  My last entry was on the two volcanoes I visited.  After that, I went to…

THE PAHIYAS FESTIVAL

a typical housefront during Pahiyas

This is a popular festival held in the town of Lucban in Quezon Province held every year in mid-May in honor of the town’s patron saint, San Isidro.  I joined TF with this trip and left Manila at around 5am.  Due to the traffic, we got to arrive at Lucban at just about past lunch time.  It’s a good thing we still got to see the entirety of the parade.  As expected, tourists trooped to this town in vast legions.  I’d love to visit the town again when it’s free of the crowds. Continue reading