Monday, August 20, 2012

ambot-ah!: Sta Cruz Island: Pink Sand Beach in Zamboanga (Jan2012)

Is there really such a thing as a pink sand beach? and does the beaches of the Santa Cruz Islands in Zamboanga really have a characteristic pink sand as popularized?
These were a few questions I wanted to figure out for myself during my first trip to Zamboanga City.
The day before my planned trip to the Santa Cruz Islands, I went to the Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Office located beside Lantaka Hotel (NS Valderosa Street). All tourist visiting the islands are required to coordinate with the DOT since they are the ones arranging transportation and coordinating with the military station in the island.

Friday, August 17, 2012 zamboanga city day trip (Apr 11, 2010)

In probably the most impulsive lakwatsa trip ever, I went on a day trip to Zamboanga City. Flew on Cebu Pacfic leaving Manila at around 5:50am then return to Manila on the 4:30pm flight back. And to top it off… the trip did not include any plans as to where to go, what to do, what to see, etc. The only planning involved was my booking the flight two weeks earlier.

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