Lakbay Norte 2: Palaui Island

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.

Moe at Palaui Island
Moe at Palaui Island

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Lakbay Norte 2: Checking in at Cagayan

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.

Cagayan Museum
First stop: Cagayan Museum

Tuguegarao
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.
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Why build with Habitat for Humanity?

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.

Habitat for Humanity
Hard hats for Habitat

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