Post by zang on Nov 9, 2016 5:12:53 GMT 8
Just sharing the beautiful places from Calapan to Puerto Galera bike ride...
But before the goods... there are bads...
As we are heading to Hydro plant, a local mentioned that there is ruins and a tourist spot in Brgy. Bayanan, Brgy. Bayanan is a jump off point to Mt. Halcon. and the word "tourist spots" rings, and so, we side tripped to Brgy. Bayanan, not knowing the ruin caused recently, by Typhoon Nona on December 2015, up until now the buildings remain unfix. Luckily there are no casualties..
River crossing for few meters to Brgy. Bayanan
School in ruin
Church, Lodge and houses
As we going to Hydro plant, our curiosity begets us on Infinity Farm resort, and then again, side tripped,
Infinity Farm resort is less than 2 kilometers away from Brgy. Bayanan, it has crytal clear spring water river / falls.
Opens from 7am to 5 pm
Entrance fee is 100 pesos
We stay for about 30minutes.
Again we heading to Hydro plant, to make the story short, we were told by locals that the river has strong current, not possible to pass, and so we do a run about.. we went to main road, and go to alternate route... it was a steep road climb... then a few rolling.. we're on the other side... an additional 11 km.. again we ask the local about the terrain and the distance to Hydro Plant, in response, he told us it is under construction, the terrain is muddy, but he also mention there is a waterfalls near the area. and so we went there.
Tagong Paraiso Falls
Seeing we excite, Ising, the local, having a good heart, mentioned another waterfalls, few kilometers from our location.
But.... river crossing.....
Baybayin falls, with Joey and Nestor as mowdels...
We left Baybayin falls to Puerto Galera.. and few hours with long ascend.. we're in .....
We rent a lodge, then commute to White Beach, local mentioned every night has party. we went there to dinner only....
The next day, we went to Mangrove Conservation and Ecotourism Area, Entrance fee is 30 pesos.
and then Aplayan cove, Entrance fee is 10 pesos
Then we head back to White beach to catch boat ride.
Total Distance : 92 km
Total Beer consumed : 5 500ml red horse beers
Travel cost (Batangas to Calapan) : 199 (Starlite ferry) + 30 terminal fee
Travel cost (White Beach -> Muelle Bay -> Batangas) : 275 (boat) + 138 (half of ticket fee for bike)
Lodge cost : 500 pesos for 12 hours. and 50 pesos succeeding hour.