Friday, March 10, 2017

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Mt. Mayong Payong, Mobo Masbate


Mayong payong is one of the newly discover tourist spot in Masbate wherein you can over view the City of Masbate with a wonderful  scenery of mountain and sea. if you wanted to get here i suggest late afternoon to avoid direct sunlight. perfect to catch up or witness here is the amazing sunset or sunrise maybe next time i can witness the beauty of sunset/sunrise here. for sure i will be get back to you soon.
It's a perfect afternoon were me and my cousin ( in crime ) decided to visit Mt. mayong payong. thanks for the perfect weather who coordinated us well.  

AMENITIES

Bahay kubo overnight stay at Php300
you can also set up tent here ( just bring your own tent )

restaurant soon to open ( under construction )
Entrance fee Php25/pax

Over view the City of Masbate
 
  

Flower's landscape 

Mountain scenery ( a perfect place to take a moment to relax and recall )


HOW TO GET THERE?


In going to Mayong payong a lot of options:
Option 1:
From the City of Masbate go to Tara St. ( in-front of Mercury Drug store ) ride a habal-habal going to Mobo ( fare Php25/pax ) 15 minutes travel , i highly suggest this ride.
Option 2:
 From the City go to terminal ride a multicab going to Mobo just tell the driver to drop you off at Mayong payong intersection ( fare Php20/pax )
Option 3:
 From the City ride a tricycle going to Mobo ( tricycle be waiting to be fully loaded before going ) just tell the driver to drop you off at Mayong payong intersection ( fare Php15/pax )

From Mobo area you can just noticed the signage going to Mayong payong
ride a habal-habal going to the peak.

 get ready for bumpy rocky ride ......
travel time is more or less 20 minutes depending on your driver-man ( fare Php40/pax one way ride )

 i suggest to talk/ coordinate well to your driver to wait you up or to pick you up going back to the intersection.

 Since we have still time to consume ( not yet over...... ) we decided to drop at Mangrovetum and take some snacks later to feed our hungry tummy.


SIDE TRIP AT MANGROVETUM


this is located along boulevard area. a perfect place to relax surrounded of mangrove. 

STREET FOOD....



i highly recommended this to try this out ( chili coated of flour ) not so spicy you can just take the taste of chili and deep with there special sauce.
 After a long afternoon trip try to experience street food marathon...street food vendor are located at Ibanez St. near Social center.
 a lot of chooses from balot, tempura, fishball, buko juice, etc....

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House ( Century old house ), Cebu




Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is located at 155-Lopez Jaena corner Mabini Street, Parian District in CebuPhilippines. a meters away from Colon Street, the oldest street in the Philippines. Considered to be one of the oldest residential houses in the Philippines, the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House was built sometime between 1675 and 1700. It was originally owned by a Chinese merchant named Don Juan Yap and his wife, Doña Maria Florido. They had 3 children, namely, Maria, Eleuterio, and Consolacion Yap.


 It showcases some old and new artworks, life size statues, especially of the Sto. Niño, furniture’s made of “balayong”, “molave” and “narra “.the roof is made of "Tisa" clay which weight 1 kilogram in each piece. Most old items which are preserved here came from Carcar, Cebu. Believing that the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is part of Cebu’s history and heritage, Val preserved and carefully restored his ancestor’s home using coral stones glued with egg whites, molave, balayong and terracotta.  He also firmly stands never to sell the house no matter what the offer is.The house is filled with contemporary and ancient artworks, antique pieces and Cebuano-made native furniture. 



The Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is open to the public everyday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. you can touch with utmost care all the antique and take photo inside the ancestral house. the
entrance fee is Php50/pax


HOW TO GET THERE??


From the down town you can just walk to reach the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral house. your landmark for this is the Parian Plaza the moment you reach Parian plaza a few steps to go to reach the ancestral house.


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CANSO X MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE PARK, CEBU



For hiker, biker, camper, adventurer enthusiast Canso X is a perfect place for you when you can all enjoy your favorite activities in one place.
Canso X is 235 meters above sea level. located at Barangay Cansomoroy Balamban a 12 hectare that are full of adventure paradise, a perfect scenery of mountains to enjoy and relax your weekend get away together with your friends and family.

Canso X is ideal for pre-nup pictorial for couples. no wonder why my brother and her other half choose this place to captured their very important moment together.

HOW TO GET THERE? 


You can reach Canso X by a private vehicle from the City of Cebu it will take 2 hours of travel. along the way going to balamban you will not be bored driving because the beautiful view of the mountain will comfort you enough to make you smile. it's far but i assure you Canso X will not disappoint you the moment you reach the area.


AMENITIES


they have a open cottage for all the guest when you can hang out with the view of the mountains





CHILDREN PLAYGROUND


this playground is also perfect for team building activity

CAMPING

they have an area for camping were you can set up your tent. for comfort room concern you don't need to worry comfort room is available at the side area.


HIKING

when you can take a moment to enjoy the mothers nature beauty.


BIKING

extreme downhill mountain bike trail for downhill bikers.

FEE'S RATE




ENTRANCE FEE- PHP50/PAX
CAMPING FEE- PHP200/PAX
BIKING FEE- PHP100-150/PAX
HIKING FEE - PHP200/PAX ( BY APPOINTMENT )

NOTE:

 ( rates for kids )
camping ( height basis )
4ft. below- free charge
4ft. above - full payment
hiking: children must be at least 10 years old
you can also rent a tent ( good for 6-7 person Php700 )
( good for 4-5 person Php500 )
( good for 2-3 person Php350 )
Canso X cafe is temporarily not available so you can bring your own food free of charge

CANSO X REMINDERS
For more inquiries you can call at 09239787640 / 0917212535 / 09304762207

ENJOY.........




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