Monday, November 23, 2015

My 41st Birthday with my Fellow Travelers in Tanauan City, Batangas

This is the first time I am writing about my birthday.
I do not normally do this but I had to do it.

This blog is the celebration of my 41st birthday in Tanauan City, Batangas with my co-travelers last October 3, 2015. I made an event in Facebook as early as June 2015 but only a handful of my friends were able to grace my event. It took me more than a month to write this down after so many attempts. Guess I was busy in my teaching load in Far Eastern University.

The venue of the event was in Sunshine Garden Resort (Darasa, Tanauan City, Batangas).

The event was attended by my fellow travelers:
Red Chuca
Erwin Nuer
Onil Castillo
Rye Yan
Rodrigo Jonson Tinchuanco Acuzar Jr.
NRhico Garcia
Robz Reyes
Ma. Cherie D'amour
Jennielyn Torres
Lester Reyes Alvarez
Bnx Lobredo
Rubec Moyano
Norry Nepomuceno
Nelson Dona Aclan
Jonas Reyes

It was actually one of the best, if not the best birthday celebration I have ever had in my 40 years of existence. I guess everybody enjoyed the drinking spree and the videoke.

Some of those who confirmed were not able to attend but the party must go on.

We were able to consume so many bottles of brandy and we had the best time of our lives!
I think Rod was able to consume a lot!

The following morning we woke up early, took breakfast in my place and we started our tour in Tanauan City. First stop was the Old Municipal Building of Tanauan, now the town's museum.

Second stop was St. John, the Evangelist's Church
One of the oldest churches in Batangas.

Third stop was President Jose P. Laurel's Ancestral Home.

Thereafter, we boarded the van towards our fourth destination. After 15 minutes, we arrived at Apolinario Mabini's Birthplace.

We roamed around the spot and even visited the museum.

After nearly 45 minutes in Mabini's Residence, we went to Talisay and went up to Tagaytay.

After the souvenir pictures were taken, we went to our last destination which is in Laurel, Batangas. It took us more than 45 minutes before reaching the place.

We trekked towards the falls. We had to cross the river more than three times before reaching the falls. The trail was light and it took us only 20 minutes.

We initially passed Malagaslas Falls but our destination was the other falls.

Finally, we reached our destination - Ambon-Ambon Falls!
We took our lunch and some souvenir pictures and then headed back to Malagaslas Falls.

The group took a dip at the cold waters of Malagaslas Falls!
Past 1 pm, we headed back to Tanauan City.
Reaching Tanauan City, we bid goodbyes to each other and I promised that there will be another birthday celebration next year. Again, all expenses will be paid (except for their transportation to Tanauan City).

See you again guys next year!

Happy Birthday to me 
and Happy Teachers' Day!