Trip to Mt. Samat, Bataan

Trip to Mt. Samat, Bataan

Last October 4,2016, me and my friend from Pilar, Bataan decided to go for a little trip in Mt. Samat. It was fun indeed. It took us 3 hours by walking (average type of walking wherein you just talk and talk some short rests and picture taking in the middle of the road).  Unlike before, people where kinda new or shock or even telling that it’s unusual these days that there are people going to Mt. Samat just by walking, unless it is the yearly pilgrimage. Not because it is too high, but because it is a very accessible for vehicles.

If you are coming from Manila, you could ride the provincial bus namely Genesis or Bataan Transit. Its route should be going to Mariveles then your stop should be at Ala-uli, Pilar Bataan. Your landmarks for it is 711 and the tarpaulin saying welcome to Pilar, and also the Burger Machine which is on the right side. While on the left side would be Caltex. with some food shops like Chocolate Batirol (not sure of the spelling) and the Japan Surplus above it on the driver side. More or less your fare from Manila would not spend more than 300 pesos. Then you could ride a tricycle from highway until to the foot of the mountain. Or you could just contract it until to the top (much more expensive I guess).

There would be an entrance fee before you enter the Mt. Samat Shrine (when you reach the top). If you are a local tourist: 30 pesos. But if you are a foreign tourist: 50 pesos. Though the main tourist attraction which is the top of the cross is still under maintinance. Though you could enjoy the museum and the surroundings. And also the wonderful view of Bataan.

I just notice while we were walking that there are people who don’t give a damn care of our surroundings. I didn’t take a picture of it but as I remembered, there were some food leftovers in one of the park along the road. In which people or tourists just left their trashes on the seats or  at he table. It saddens me because, it just shows that some of us Filipinos really don’t show discipline and love for our nature. I hope that we should start the change within ourselves.

It is more  fun and enjoyable if you could really walk Mt. Samat until you reach the top. You could spend a lot of time bonding with your friends and appreciate the sound of the birds chirping. And the feeling of satisfaction when you reach the top. You would surely enjoy it.

 

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Empty, Not

Empty, Not

Sometimes, you might feel empty  and out of place deep inside. But fear not, you could find someone or something that could fill it up and regain what is lost. All you have to do is believe, hope, have faith and live your life as best as possible.

#advicefortheday #jdiaries #positivevibes  

Newest cafe in Bataan, PH

Newest cafe in Bataan, PH




Hi there Bataenos, If you are searching for a new barkada tambayan or getting a new profile pic or just photo friendly, why not try this new cafe in town, the Cafe Iosef. It is located in Balanga Bataan near Microcity college. They offer pasta, sandwiches, salads, rice meals, sweets and of course coffee (ice or cold) or non-coffee drinks.

You’ll surely love the good and cosy ambiance.

#Bataan #CafeIosef #Foodporn 

As of now,

As of now,

Currently writing some screenplay and synopsis for future use. I really love what I am doing. I worked in tv productions and even now, I am currently a trainee for a video editor. Though aside from all this, I still love reading and writing. I may not be good at photographs but I enjoy all of it. 

Right now, I realize that though I have a lot of friends. It all comes to a point when you become alone and the can only reach you thru messenger and not be with you physically. And even if they are, they are holding their fones and chat, ignoring the person with them.

That was just my observation as of now…..

A Beautiful Broken Heart

A Beautiful Broken Heart

Why would a broken heart be beautiful? Should it be more of like fragments scattered to pieces?

It could turn out to be beautiful. Why? Because you are given a chance to mend it and make it as a whole. A loving heart of yours could make a broken heart whole. A broken heart if you are may be given a chance to be whole again. Leave what hurts you most. Live again and pick up the pieces of your heart. Learn from your mistakes. And see what positiveness is given to you. And another day to live with it.