We woke up to a grey morning, and immediately, we started wondering if we will push through with the morning’s itinerary. Two hours after the original call time, we were out in the docks and boarding the banca (outrigger boat) for the nearly hour-long ride to Palaui Island.
After a 4-hour delay, we finally made it back to Cagayan. We’re on the second leg of Lakbay Norte 2, and we’re going to explore more of North Luzon.
Due to the delay, we had limited time to spend in the Cagayan Museum at the provincial capitol complex. Just enough time to eat a Cagayan favorite: pancit batil patong. I love pancit and the unique twist they put in this favorite noodle dish. It’s just noodles sauteed with sauce topped with chopped onions, poached egg, pork broth, and seasoned with calamansi or vinegar and soy sauce.
Continue reading Lakbay Norte 2: Checking in at Cagayan
When I was researching about my first solo trip back in 2006, I’ve come across several blogs and websites about volunteering. I got curious and clicked to read more about it, but instead of attaining enlightenment, I ended up even more curious. Why would people pay to work? Last February 19, thanks to Habitat for Humanity, I realize why.
Great news for those still without plans for the summer! Southeast Asian Airlines (Seair) is starting daily flights to Hong Kong and slashing up to 25% off their Singapore flights.
Bacolor and Betis Church
The Bacolor and Betis churches in Pampanga are two of the most well known and visited churches in the province. They are known for different reasons.