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A few weeks back I got an invitation to stay at MNL Boutique Hostel, one of the newer, and shall I say, cooler places to stay when in Metro Manila.
the hostel’s name is quite explanatory. It’s the airport code of Manila., the gateway to the country’s numerous holiday spots and white sand paradise.
I have been dying to do a Pampanga Food Tou on my own, or join a Tour Group. Then around 10:30PM Tuesday night, while I was busy working, Robbie called me on the phone, asking if I have anything to do last Wednesday. “Wala, naman. Bakit ano meron” I said.
We continued our conversation. Later he told me that there will be a Pampanga Food Tour the next day. I got so excited! Then a few minuts later I got another surprise. He texted “The camera crew of Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” will be with you so thduring the whole tour.
While I was in Romblon, I got the chance to visit the Looc Marine Sanctuary. It is located in the town of Looc in the island of Tablas.
The Marine Sanctuary is 48 hectares wide. According one of the Looc Baywatch member who accompanied us, the sanctuary has been opened to the public since 1999.
Before heading out into the waters, we proceeded to the office of the Looc Baywatch Task Force for a short briefing and pay the entrance fees. Entrance to the Marine Sanctuary is PHP100. Snorkel rental is at PHP50.
Paru Parong Bukid is a Filipino Term for Mountain butterfly. As the name implies Paru Parong Bukid is a Butterfly Garden slash nature park and more. It is a wellness facility too!
Mervin and I arrived at the DZ Romualdez airport at around 10 AM via AirPhil Express. Our close friend Ludette Ruiz of Leyte Gulf Travel and Tours picked us up at the airport. From there we then drove towards the town of Babatngon, Leyte where Paru Parong Bukid Wellness Center is located.