I have second thoughts sharing this one. I never make confessions. It scares me a lot. Now this is scary. I am a late bloomer traveler. Believe it or not, it was only in 2009 that I first traveled as a ‘tourist/traveler’ sort-of-thing. I was then 30 years […]
This August, this blog (pinoyontheroad.com) is turning 2 and as a way of celebrating, I am giving away some stuff from my Starbucks collection! Mechanics: 1. Visit pinoyontheroad.com 2. Leave a comment on any post 3. That’s it! Remarks: 1. One (1) comment made in any post is […]
Today, August 15, 2013, pinoyontheroad.com turns 1! Thank you to all those who are following my roadtrips! I couldn’t ask for more!
2009. At Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City. I almost died.
Originally built in 1768, the Parish of Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr has been restored in 1856 after it has been burned when a sacristan carelessly threw a cigarette-end on its nipa roofing which caught fire at once. The last major restoration of the current church was in […]
Here is Part 1 of the century old churches in Laguna: Bay, Laguna – The century old Church of St Agustine in Bay was initially built in 1804 and was completed in 1864. It was partially destroyed during WWII and was rebuilt in 1953. The church has early […]
This is the Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon Province located in Sorsogon City. The capitol building which is the center piece of the huge capitol park was built during the early American period and features Roman Gothic columns on its facade. The capitol park has large trees and a […]
This is Bayugin Falls in Bulusan, Sorsogon. The falls is surrounded by relatively dense forest and the 20 minute trail going down the falls is mossy and slippery. Its waters run to Bayugin River, a tributary of Paghasaan River. HOW TO GET TO BAYUGIN FALLS The waterfalls is […]
The Saint Joseph Parish Church or commonly referred to as Barcelona Church in Barcelona, Sorsogon was built by the Franciscans in 1874. It is one of the oldest and considered as one of most beautiful churches in Bicol Region. The church present facade, walls and bell tower are […]
To tourists, this place is called Baywalk. To locals, this place is called Rimpulas. Rimpulas (correctly spelled supposedly as Rempeolas) has evolved from a garbage dumping site into a beautiful baywalk it is today. It has become a favorite hang out among locals to unwind, relax and enjoy […]
Undeniably the most noticeable structure in the whole of Sorosogon City, the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul has a huge dome ala-Vatican that dominates the city’s skyline. The new church was inaugurated on April 27, 2011 on the occasion of the 60th year of the Diocese of […]
This is my first time to try the PNR train and its an overnight ride from Naga City to Manila! The 12 hour train ride proved to be an ideal transportation alternative. My review and story to follow.
This is my awesome experience riding in an ATV going to the lava front of Mayon Volcano. Story to follow.
This is Liñon Hill and the picturesque Mayon Volcano. Story to follow.
As popular as Mayon Volcano, The Cagsawa Church Ruins is what remains after the most beautiful volcano erupted in February 1, 1814. On the belfry stands to this date and has become the symbol of resiliency of the Bicolano people. Here are some of the photos I took […]
This is the famous century-old Church of Nuestra Señora De Porteria which has been declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum in 2007 and likewise declared a National Historical Landmark in 2008 by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Its current restoration is being supported […]
This is the Spanish-old Cathedral of San Gregorio Magno in Legazpi City, Albay. Story to follow.