When face-to-faced with the crashing waves and rolling hills of Batanes, it’s almost an impulse to ask “am I still in the Philippines?” And walking through the old town of Sabtang, you wonder which century you were transported in to. Such are examples of mystical experiences of coming to Batanes. The 10-tiny island group collectively called the Batanes Islands, is considered as the Philippine’s last frontier. It is located at the northernmost tip, halfway between Cagayan’s Babuyan Island and Taiwan’s Eluanbi (鵝鑾鼻). It is surrounded by a vast expanse of water where the Pacific Ocean meets the China Sea. When I...Read More
Month: November 2010
Nov 3, 2010 | Philippines |
I attended Manila’s biggest Halloween event at A. Venue in Makati with my sisters and some close friends. It was organized by BigFISH Entertainment, name associated with parties and house music in the Philippines. We arrived at 11p.m. and was shocked by the traffic and crowd! We’re so glad that we opted not to drive ourselves! Because the driver told us later that he was not able to find a space to park for 2 hours–wow, exaggerated! I would say that it’s a successful event based on the number of attendees and sponsors. Regular tickets cost 800 pesos. 500...Read More
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