A Philippine Odyssey
Trip Start Jun 01, 2006
8Trip End Jun 05, 2006
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Travel with the author as he goes spelunking in caves (Sumaging Cave in Sagada and Calbiga Caves and Sohoton Caves in Samar), mountain climbing (Mount Makulot in Batangas and Mount Hibok-Hibok in Camiguin), fiesta hopping (Pola's Lechon Festival), trekking (Sagada and Batad Rice Terraces in Banaue), frolicking at waterfalls (Tamaraw Falls in Mindoro and Katibawasan Falls in camiguin), beachcombing (Boracay, Camiguin, Higatangan Island in Biliran, Guimaras, Higantes Islands in Iloilo), lake exploring (San Pablo City in Laguna and Ormoc City in Leyte), scuba diving (Club Paradise in Palawan), sea kayaking (Marabut in Samar), going on an "African" safari (Calauit Game Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary in Palawan), island hopping (Gigantes, Guimaras and Palawan) or simply cooling off (Tagaytay City in Cabvite and Baguio City in Benguet)
Also read, from this architect's point of view, about old churches (San Agustin Church and San Sebastian Church in Manila, Basilica Minore del Santo Nino in Cebu, Baguio Cathedral, the churches of Bacolor and Guagua in Pampanga, and the churches of Sariaya, Lucban and Tayabas in Quezon and Taal in Batangas), old cemeteries (Paco Park in Manila and the Underground Cemetery of Nagcarlan), old fortresses (Intramuros in Manila, Corregidor and Fort San Pedro in Cebu), museums (Villa Escudero's AERA Museum and San Agustin Museum) and ancestral houses (Taal in Batangas, Pola in Mindoro Oriental and Sariaya in Quezon).
The book is available at select National Bookstores and Powerbook outlets. You can also email New Day Publishers at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for details, or call telephone numbers 928-8046 and 927-5982. You can also order, via the internet, at www.newdaypublishers.com, www.kabayancentral.com, www.bookfinder.com and www.chelsey.biz.