They say that true love comes only once in a lifetime. I used to believe in this saying. A cliché to most romantics at heart but otherwise is a part of reality. But then, some of you may ask how about those who have fallen in love more than once? Does this saying still apply?
Yes, it is possible to fall in love again, and falling in love at first sight. As our boat for 30 slowly approached Mahabang Buhangin Beach in
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Arriving at past noon, almost all of us were sleepy and tired from the 8-hour travel time from
. However, seeing her clear waters and her mesmerizing landscape, all apprehensions regarding this trip vanished into thin air. The boat gently docked on shore, lulled underneath by her calm waters. Manila
|Panoramic View, Calaguas Islands|
My friends and I quickly set-up up camp on the first available site we found. We took out our cooking gears and started slicing and dicing here and there but at the same time we could not help sneaking a glance towards the white, pristine shore. After a few hours, finally, we had our late lunch and took a quick rest afterwards.
Paracale Church, Paracale, Camarines Norte: Before proceeding to the port, we passed by this charming church. Incidentally, a wedding was about to take place.
Since it is summer, we found that the island was inhabited by many tourists, both local and foreign. I recognized tour groups. Some came with family and friends. Others even came alone just to witness her breath-taking beauty long been heard of.
|With Kuya John, traveling solo.|
It had only been several hours, but the laid-back life in the province made us feel we were staying there for a day already. Calaguas is still in the under-developed category (I sincerely hope it would stay this way for a long, long time). No permanent structures are erected here yet. The cottages/huts are made of local materials which help maintain that tropical-island feel. Her shoreline reminds me of Boracay and her sands are as powdery and white as the latter. Though the fine, white sand could only be found near the waters.