Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Throwback Travels: Sta. Ana, Cagayan 2010

It was 2010 when I traded my yearly tradition of spending Holy Week in Puerto Galera to Sta. Ana, Cagayan.  We travelled 14 hours on a bus to get there.  Our initial camp site didn't offer much, but the discoveries on the succeeding days and the company of friends made the trip worthwhile.

The beach in the island of Palaui!  My partners reaction when we arrive:  "Is this it?  We travelled 14 hours for this?"

Four years ago, the beaches were very much untouched, but already showing a promise of tourism with its white powdery sand and clear waters.

The highlight would have to be the short trek to Cape Engano.

The surrounding beach and the sea was just breathtaking!

Wasn't able to get a good shot of the entire lighthouse, but here's the tower.

Taken back in the days when were younger and a few pound lighter.

Something to showcase the beauty of the Philippines!

Anguib is a more well kept beach, still with powdery white sand and clear waters.

The mangrove forest on our way back to town.

Day 5: Tito's Roadtrip Travel Guide to Bicol

Our last day in Bicol is dedicated to our long drive back home. We decided to leave early around 3AM in order to reach Manila late in the ...