Updated Calaguas Travel Guide

Sorry for the lack of updates on the blog. The weekend has been really crazy. I finally took the Travel Photography class I was supposed to take last August, and I ended up with a bunch of crappy photos. Entirely my fault, I assure you, and not my teacher’s.

Anyhoo, I finally unearthed the piece of paper with the caretaker’s contact numbers from the big pile of mess I call my room. The Calaguas Travel Guide is now updated with additional contact numbers of boatmen from both Paracale and Vinzons port, as well as Bert Gonzales’ mobile number.

[UPDATE January 8, 2013] I haven’t been back to Calaguas, but I’ve been told that Bert Gonzales is no longer there. Also, Nelson Gomez, our boatman in Paracale has a new number: 0909 525 9821. I’d update the file, but I can’t find the original Word file >_<

Download: Calaguas Travel Guide – 116k (.pdf)

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Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 6 Comments
  1. chyng says:

    Did you know may bayad na sa paggamit ng CR ngayon, 10 feysus! Ano be! Yumayaman na si Tata Bert!
    At si Mang Nelson, P2500 na singil sa boat nya.


  2. nina says:

    Chyng: Well, we can’t blame them, really. It *is* Mang Bert’s house, though medyo unfair nga yung may Php 100 na “admission fee” As for the boat.. di ba ang unang price nga niya eh Php 3,000?

  3. It is fast becoming famous (hence it is also fast losing its rustic lonely planet appeal) kaya nagiging mahal na talaga – yayaman si Mang Bert, 2 weeks ako, we were there and 9 kami in the group. Along with us, there was another group composed of around a dozen people. Instant 2,100 kaagad yun!! :)

  4. iwong123 says:

    Excellent site, keep up the good work. I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks

  5. bridge says:

    i just stumbled to this while blog hopping! igreat site! inspiring! hope to go to calaguas someday, and alone. your travel guide is a great help!

  6. banggigay says:

    wooooow! super detailed updated pdf post on Calaguas! thanks for being generous on sharing infos. suddenly it’s not that difficult to plan a last-minute trip anymore.


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