Reminiscing Samal Island (Davao City) – not in Bicol

So I’ve been sick for three days now, probably the flu. And my kid has it too. So that definitely ruined my plan of featuring either food or another good place to visit here in Bicol. What a downer since I was eagerly looking forward to the long weekend to spruce things up in this blog (Monday is a holiday because May 1 is Labor Day here in the Phil. Yey!). But since I’ve been sick, I’m stuck at home and can’t do any of those plans, unfortunately.

Anyway, what happened was I found some old picture files from a work-related travel in Samal Island, Davao City way back in 2007. By the way, Davao City is not located in the Bicol Region, rather, it is located in Mindanao. Thought I’d just share it with you. I completely forgot about how pretty the island is until I saw the old pics I took using my old (and now defunct) Digital King.com camera which I bought for Php4,000 at a time when the average digicam still costed about P12,000. So kindly bear with the resolution.

Pearl Farm Resort

2070478749_65f5bc8eb8_b2070484467_51cd075de7_b2070493071_72079961cd_b2070521791_4653ef1486_b2071319732_d0d3f26f59_b2070520291_c7f6a6096c_b2070523381_b4a07fa48d_b

The Infinity Pool

2071311146_dd6d3e6134_b2070490851_a80c8c2b1e_b

Flora

2070497385_dc2fbf924c_b2071319042_5aeb779c48_b

The Lagoon

2070515147_30ec489c44_b

2071303502_8cc1beb49f_b2071304368_5c161b2ffe_b2071310442_8d60c9677b_b

Samal Island was absolutely divine. The whole experience was really special for me even though we were only there for the day tour. I also noticed that I liked to take photos of the view instead of myself back then. I guess, selfie was not yet such a big thing back in 2007.  Thanks for walking down memory lane with me!

Published by Frances Roxas

My name is Frances Roxas, a certified Bicolana - born and bred. I have a degree in Journalism but I did not pursue a career in writing since life offered me instead jobs in government service. I settled with what felt comfortable and secure instead of reaching for a higher goal that might have taken me on a completely different path. Eventually, I plan to write more and find more avenues to showcase my love for writing and for self expression. Every life is a journey and I believe that there is always an opportunity and the time to do what we love and what makes us happy.

11 thoughts on “Reminiscing Samal Island (Davao City) – not in Bicol

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

For Health

Hello,everyone! This is a blog about fitness, healthy food, and all what we love. Here you will find advices, ideas and motivation to change your life. If you think it is impossible, you are wrong, you can do it!

365 dni w obiektywie LG/Samsunga

365 days a lens LG/Samsung

My Online Empire

Internet Trafficking

deventuretime

Avid adventurer, travel blogger, and experience seeker. Starting each morning with a desire to see the world through a different lens.

Wildonline.blog

British Wildlife & Photography

saania2806.wordpress.com/

Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun!

Endless Roaming

Australian Traveller that loves to "Roam" our globe, creator of ENDLESSROAMING.COM sharing the experience through word and photography. Currently residing in my home of Newtown Sydney

Gallivanting Mommy

Cheers to frolicking through life, finding beauty, passion and good food - with a mini me sidekick and a roll with the punches approach.

Blogs And Travels

Your Travel Guides and Travel Deals Website

Panini Girl

My obsessions-Italy and Cooking

Kitchen Stories By Brianna Bond

A love letter to cooking and the stories we tell about it

Polything

David's blog for everything. Except classical music.

M.A. Lossl

An author's life, books, and historical research

%d bloggers like this: