Days 1 and 2 of the unplanned beach trip

I miss out-of-town trips, but when I was asked to go to Boracay I had second thoughts just because that place is over-hyped. I would rather visit London and stay at one of Blackpool hotels for vacation. But ‘rents made me go which, in the end, I’m glad they did.

I stayed in Boracay around mid-July for four days and three nights. It was originally just three days and two nights, but I decided to make myself poorer. LOL This post will cover the first and second days only as it will get image-heavy. You’ve been warned! πŸ˜›

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Inside NAIA Terminal 3

My plane to Kalibo was AirPhil Express. That’s my first time with that airline. It’s not so bad, but I find PAL comfier. Since my departure time was just right after lunch time and the local flight doesn’t have food, so I had to eat out. I tried Raku Hokkaido Ramen House’s Curry Tonkatsu. It wasn’t bad, but I should have ordered something else. I think the ginger was too strong.

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First stop — Sto. Nino Church

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First time I’ve traveled looking all girly. πŸ™‚ The folks I traveled with thought I was only 18 years old and they wouldn’t even accept the fact that I’m lot older than that. LOL

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Second stop was Jollibee for a quick (and free) snack πŸ˜€

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This area reminded me of the City of Surigao

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Tiring scenery from the airport to Jetty Port

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At Jetty Port; those are all my stuff πŸ™‚

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Faces and places

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Got stuck in line here

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The ride to Boracay Island

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Gonna see this port again in a few days

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Now at Boracay Island… Just camwhoring πŸ˜€

So at Boracay, we stayed at Orinda Resorts. It’s a very nice, humble resort with free wifi. Since it was already dark to take pictures of the resort, here’s a picture of angel clams instead.

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Have you tried this?

On the second day of the trip, honestly, I didn’t feel all excited like how I felt when I went to Panglao. But that changed when I went swimming and island hopping. I thought it’s best to be excited of what could possibly happen in the trip. πŸ™‚

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Nami Resort

First activity is touring the island/island hopping.

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Boat used for the island hopping

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Crocodile Island

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Stones and weeds! Oh wait… These are different.

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That was my lunch XD

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And, Manny Pacquiao’s resort:

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See Pacquiao?

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In the late afternoon, I thought I’d try the banana boat.

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Guess who/what I took a picture of. Hrhr~

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Hi, this is moi.

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Done with the banana ride and helping somebody up

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During the ride, I saw a lot of floating garbage on one part of the island. I saw plastic containers and bags in variety of colors. I didn’t have a camera, so I have no proof. I’m not sure if the others on the banana boat saw it too. I hope concerned locals saw and collected them. Anyway, we finished the night with dinner at Shangri-La Boracay. I’m rich like that. LULz~

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Map of the resort

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I tried the soup and pasta. Then mostly ate sushi and sashimi.

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How could I forget the dessert?

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May I take you home? πŸ˜€

I ate so much that I could hardly breathe and I thought I was going to barf. But smoking while so full feels great.

Out of the many trips I had, I still never learn — I always pack up at the last minute and end up forgetting one or two things. But I only forgot one this time and that’s my BB Cream. It’s just a cream, but it’s essential! XD;;


  • Kat

    “On the second day of the trip, honestly, I didn?t feel all excited like how I felt when I went to Panglao.” — Important sentence haha.

    Food! And Manny’s house… um… Sino designer nyan?

    • Shabby

      I hardly know anything about Bohol other than their chocolate hills and tarsier, so it was really exciting to go there.

      Regarding Manny’s resort, Idk. When he had issues because the corals were destroyed due to the building of that resort, he suddenly denied it’s his.

  • Grysh

    Thank you for sharing these photos of Boracay! I’ve never been to Boracay so I don’t really know how it looks. But dang, it looks awesome! Manny Pacquiao’s resort looks a lot smaller than i expected it to be. Or maybe it is just because of the shot?

    • Shabby

      You’re welcome. πŸ™‚ Manny’s resort isn’t that big, but it’s not that small either. The view from that place is awesome though. πŸ™‚ I”ll post the rest of the pictures soon. Maybe later. πŸ˜›

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