It was supposed to be a taxing hour and a half ride to the municipality, but my excitement and curiosity seemed to have overwhelmed and have put back the exhaustion. In fact, never in a certain moment within the trip going to the island did I get sleep or nap although I was not able to sleep well the night before. Added to that is the fun exchange of conversations with friends who went with me which was also an indication of their excitement for the island. Continue reading “Panikian Island- Another Pride of ZamboSur!”
(December 29, 2011)
For how many months now have I been hearing fuss about a newly developed resort in one municipality of the outskirts of Zamboanga del Sur. I’ve seen it couple times in Facebook and read updates in Twitter but never have I set foot in that said place. Alindahaw Lakeview Resort has been fascinating and catching everyone’s attention due to its increasing popularity not only with the locals but tourists alike, but since I am studying in Cebu as of the moment, and seldom do I go back to Pagadian (only if vacations), I was really not able to go there, not until last December 29, 2011.
I’ve lived in Pagadian City for more than 18 years now, however, if you would ask me if I have personally set foot in some of the tourist spots here, I would give you an honest no. It’s sad, I know, that I have been looking forward exploring some other, farther, places but not having been able to see what one’s own has. So probably this Christmas Break, I would, if given a chance, see the different must see and must go spots around the city.
But last October of 2010, I was lucky enough to go to one of the famous sites in the city, no less than the “Puting Balas”. It is called so because literally it is a stretch of white sandbar that ONLY APPEARS when its LOW TIDE.
Puting Balas is accessible everywhere since it’s located just few kilometers off the port of Pagadian. You can ask for some private motorized bancas in Brgy. San Pedro and they would price you at about Php350.00 roundtrip like blogger Dr. Wendell. Continue reading “Pagadian’s Puting Balas”