Batanes Day2: South Batan

Click this: Link to the Summary of Batanes Trip

With the very exhilarating Day 1, I was really pumped up for Day 2. I was very eager to see the Marlboro Hills, the one thing I will never miss out on that trip.

Here’s the list of places you can visit in South Batan:

  • Walking tour at Paderes Point and Cliff Road
  • Chawa Viewing Deck
  • Mahatao Boat Shelter Port
  • Mahatao Town Tour
  • San Carlos Borromeo Churcha and Blank Book Archive
  • Mahatao Spanish Lighthouse
  • Mahatao Sumhao Windmill (quick view)
  • Mahatao Tayid Lighthouse
  • Alapad Hills and Rock Formation
  • Lo-Ran Old Naval Base
  • San Lorenzo Ruiz Chapel in Imnajbu
  • Our Lady of Miraculous Medal in Itbud
  • Ruins of Song-song and (Batanes Movie, House Scene)
  • Motchong Viewpoint (Uyugan Municipal Park)
  • San Antonino de Florencia Church in Uyugan
  • Honesty Store
  • San Jose de Ivana Church and Ruins
  • House of Dakay and Old Spanish Bridge
  • White Beach and Hohmoron Lagoon

Our first stop was the lighthouse.

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The wind blew strongly that morning, but gentle versus that of yesterday.

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Then we moved to Marlboro Country. The experience was just surreal!_dsc2069_dsc2083

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Then to Alapad Hills and Rock Formation!_dsc2179_dsc2185_dsc2208_dsc2210

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House of Dakay

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And of course, the Honesty Coffee Shop, which will always take a place in my heart.

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Mahatao Boat Shelter Port:

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To cap off the day, we spent our time until sunset in Chawa Viewing Deck. There’s a stair to help you go down and take a closer look how the sea crushes the rocks.

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