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love this shot!
Out of 6 people that have agreed to join on this trip, only 4 turned up. :) Not bad at all. ;) But the thing is, the one who suggested this place was one of those persons who didn't make it. Nice! ;) Anyway, we carried on. Packed our bags and headed out. Alright, I wasn't carrying anything because I stuffed all my "essentials" in my brother's bag...even my IDs, ATM cards, my phone, all of it! :) So if I got lost, abducted, murdered or whatever...there's no way to identify me but with the camera I have tied around my wrist. Haha! ;) 

We arrived at around 3:30pm in Daet and took a tricycle to Bagasbas about 5km away. :) We got off all sweaty and hungry (or maybe it was just me.
they found their new buddy! lol!
I know I just ate a full meal 2 hours ago, but hey!) but of course our first inclination was to look for a place to stay which didn't prove to be so hard since there's only one at the end of the road. :P It costs 500php/night among the 4 of us. For a rural place, it's good enough. You have water running down the faucet (upon request), twin beds with clean sheets, lights are put on until morning and the place is quiet - too peaceful, even - because there's no one there but us. It is creepy, I should say. You'd hear the sounds cows and sheeps make instead of irritating criquets. If you want karaoke and a beer, you can go to one of those pubs that locals frequent. Most people there when drunk don't just look for some crazy fun, they look for trouble. There have been a few times where my brothers get silly comments from these losers at each store we go to (which is usually attached to a mini-bar).
what am I doing? :)
So if you want to stay out of it, you better have your beer in your room and settle with the mp3s saved on your mobile phone. ;) That's what we did. ;) My brothers just told us to avoid those places because they didn't want to get into any fight because of me..err, us - girls! hahaha! :P

In the morning, we went for a swim! :) And my brothers, who still can't get enough  of skimboarding, practiced some more. :) The kid named John Paul from the day before who taught them how to do it was there again asking us where we're going to have lunch - that's because we bought him dinner last night. ;) I have also tried skimboarding and it was fun - it just hurts when you fall. I twisted my ankle in one of those several attempts of getting on the board. :P But you will never learn if you don't keep on trying.
group shot!
Well, my efforts didn't end in vain because I was able to do it. Yay! I should just pick up the right speed (to chase the board) at the right time...next time!

5 hours after 6am and by this time, everyone's already starving so we went back to our place to get some shower, fix our stuff and check out before eating. We have developed a certain fondness for the kid so we took him out to lunch with us. The people at the restaurant wanted to shoo him away (because of his tattered clothes) but when we said he  was with us, they left him alone. Before we left, my brother also gave him some shirts and stuff and he was so grateful for it. Such a sweet kid.:)

PhinsAndGills says:
Yeah, I tried skimboarding ONCE, ended up with a mouthful of sand, and that was that.
Posted on: Jul 31, 2008
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love this shot!
love this shot!
they found their new buddy! lol!
they found their new buddy! lol!
what am I doing? :)
what am I doing? :)
group shot!
group shot!
kuya weng and kuya angel practicin…
kuya weng and kuya angel practici…
stuffing ourselves with food first
stuffing ourselves with food first
bored kids at the back of the van
bored kids at the back of the van
yay!
yay!
nice ride. :D
nice ride. :D
*claps*
*claps*
*whistles*
*whistles*
me, angelo and mitzy
me, angelo and mitzy
in action!
in action!
our skimboard instructor. :P hes …
our skimboard instructor. :P he's…
hope I wont fall down this time. …
hope I won't fall down this time.…
catch it!
catch it!
so, can you do that? :P
so, can you do that? :P
riding now! woot!
riding now! woot!
enjoying the waves :D
enjoying the waves :D
practice mode
practice mode
practice mode
practice mode
practice mode
practice mode
run forest run!
run forest run!
Mitz and I
Mitz and I
damn slippery board!
damn slippery board!
bodyboarding bagasbas style :P
bodyboarding bagasbas style :P
Bagasbas
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