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The Magalawa Island

Last weekend, May 22-23, 2010, my husband, I and our office friends went to Palauig, Zambales. It is a much-needed vacation for all of us. Magalawa Island is the perfect getaway to unplug ourselves from technology (save for our cameras! ;)), go back to Jurassic times, be one with nature, relax and not think about work (weh! :P) and other pressures for once. How did it go? I think the pictures will say it all. 🙂

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Trivia
We had the chance to meet the owner of the beach front area of the Island, Mr. Reynaldo Armada. This down-to-earth man, known as Boy Armada to the locals, had been a Kagawad in Palauig for almost 12 years, assigned as Chairman of the Committee of Fisheries and Agriculture. He said they’ll be doing some renovations on their rest rooms and shower rooms, and will add other Bamboo Huts for visitors who do not wish to camp. But other than that, they’re keeping the Island’s original beauty. He also said that the government will put in a mini-airport just behind his property, making it more accessible to many.

Island’s Contact Info
Should you wish to go there, you may contact Ate Grace Armada (Manager of Magalawa Island) on the following numbers: 09398707413, 09995193383 and 09212773369.

You may also check out the following links for more information:

P.S. Pictures in this post  c/o Aaron Sarte and Jon Lombredas.

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  1. May 28, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    nice. carms, did you just insert your pics or are you using a plug-in? 🙂

  2. May 28, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    thanks reev. :)there's an option in wordpress where you can insert a group of pics either as a slide show or in galary mode. used galery mode.

  3. May 31, 2010 at 8:20 am

    okay thanks!

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