Archive for the ‘Biyaheng Laguna’ Category

Calamba, Laguna: 6th Philippine Wakeboard Nationals in REPUBL1C Wakepark

Wakeboarding in Republ1c Wakepark

Wakeboarding has become a fast-growing water sport in the Philippines and continuously attracting more thrill-seekers craving for another shot of adrenaline.  Extreme sports gear manufacturers and wakeboarding organizations promote the sport through competitions held in popular wake parks in the country. Held last August 17-19, 2012 was the 6th Philippine Wakeboard Nationals to introduce the latest extreme sports hub in the Philippines, REPUBL1C Wakepark in Calamba, Laguna. Read more…

Liliw, Laguna: Arabela Restaurant & An On-Foot Side Trip To The “Tsinelas Capital”

June 11, 2012 6 comments

Slabs of meat on a sky high price, pastas having fancy Italian names, small slices of cake sitting on a large white plate, and all other extravagant dishes on a fine dining restaurant’s menu are, most of the time, not found on a cheap person’s food budget list who would rather prefer to eat on a roadside turo turo carinderias. But in the country’s “Tsinelas Capital” (slippers) is a restaurant who made both end meets. Indulging on steaks, pizza and pasta, sweet treats, etc. have never been this cheap in Liliw, Laguna’s Arabela Camello’s Bakehaus & Coffee Shop.

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Heritage Town of Pila, Laguna

April 16, 2012 8 comments

San Antonio de Padua Parish Church Pila Laguna

The Spanish colonial may have shed dark clouds over the Philippines during the Age of Exploration but on the bright side, they also contributed to Philippine development by influencing the Filipinos in tradition, religion, politics, and architecture. In the Metro Manila where development is a constant revolution, the struggle for conserving heritage is a losing battle. However, in the outskirts of the busy city, the influence is still intact, preserving the last remaining gems of the country. Down south in Laguna is a small town where the golden days still seem to reign. Let me take you for walk around the heritage town of Pila. Read more…

Sights, Sounds, and Stories of Laguna

December 20, 2010 11 comments

Liliw Church of Laguna

On the outskirts of the bustling capital of Manila is the province of Laguna, famed for its countless tourist destinations feeding the cravings of every travelers’ taste and finds. Tourist influx  never stop decreasing since Laguna proposes to vacationers tons of alternatives all year round from annual holidays to regular weekends. Let Biyaherong Barat guide you in a brief walk through as we get to know the sights, sounds, and stories of Laguna.

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