Monday, April 9, 2012

A Rockin' Great Time at the Liliputan Rocky Beach Park

 (July 2011)

No, Virginia, we did not go to Lilliput nor did we see Gulliver or the tiny people known as Lilliputians. We went to a not so popular beach park in San Julian, Eastern Samar --- The Liliputan Rocky Beach Park.

It was the last day of my short vacation in my hometown of Borongan so my folks decided to have some  R & R and head on to the beach after the fiesta in our barangay. But instead of just going to Cabong (a favorite place by Boronganons) they decided that we go to the nearby town of San Julian.


Photos from isanjulian.bravehost.com
Liliputan literally mean where one turns around a point, from the root word "liput" meaning to turn around a point. This can also mean a short cut.

The way to the Liliputan Rocy Beach Park
Rocky Beach Park Fees
As you can see in the photo, rates are pretty cheap:
Entrance Fee: Php5.00
Cottage Fee: Small - Php75.00 Medium - Php150.00 Large - Php200.00
Open Space with table: Php25.00
Use of shower/comfort room: Php5.00
Use of electricity: Php50.00
Open space per group: Php20.00

It is not your typical beach, the shore line is far so there is no chance to do some HHWWPSSP (Holding hands while walking pa-sway sway pa) but to compensate for the lack of a sandy beach you can see the majestic rock formations that surround the area. The are rock enclosures where you can swim to your hearts content. My cousins and nephews all had a great time in the water.


Aside from swimming, visitors can also check out the turtles that they are taking care of at the resort. It's a perfect time to teach kids about animals and the ecosystem (Well if you still have time after all the swimming, eating and drinking tuba).

We wished we could have stayed longer but it was already late in the afternoon and I still had to rest for my flight back to Manila the next morning. I do hope to go back when I get the chance to visit Borongan again.

So if you do get to Eastern Samar, which is not exactly on everyone's travel list, you can check out the Liliputan Rocky Beach Park. I promise, you will have a rockin' good time.

Ciao.

Friday, April 6, 2012

SPYDER LEADS THE RACE TO A FULLY-CHARGED SUMMER

ALABANG, Muntinlupa City – SPYDER, the brand that brought top-quality and high-performance multisport and motorcycling gears in the country, launched its summer season campaign for an more exciting, super active, and healthier summer activities with Spyder-Charge Your Summer 2012.


Spyder hosted the week-long Spyder-Charge Your Summer 2012 mall event where newbies are introduced to the discipline of multisport by offering the highest quality of products – helmets, shades, eyewear, and other protective gears, accessories and products to enable a fun-filled engagement.

The event featured a series of activities to invite the interest of mall-goers. A range of activities including hourly raffles, photo-ops on standees and photowalls, and trivia games were held throughout the whole week to spice up the event. Spyder-charge was conducted against a stage resembling a mountain beach resort to capture that summer ambience.
Team Spyder checking out the hottest gears on display at Festival Supermall.

Aside from the Spyder products on sale from March 26 to April 1, enthusiasts were also introduced to motorcycling, cycling, and running clinics. The clinics were held in partnership with Safety Riders, Team Manager of the Philippine Cycling team for SEA Games Edmund Mangaser, and three-time ultramarathon champion and Best Female Triathlete nominee Michelle Estuar, respectively.


Winners of Spyder-Charge Your Summer Blogging Contest were also awarded with cash prizes and premium items from Spyder and sponsors. Top blogs were featured on the Team Spyder website, with the grand winner winning P50,000 cash prize and an all-expenses paid beach vacation for two courtesy of Spyder.

Spyder-Charge Your Summer is an event of Spyder Helmets and Optics and sponsored by Skechers Go run, No Fear, Gatorade, Sun Cellular, Kawasaki, All Terra Cyclery, and supported by Total Fitness, Multisport, One Sport, Inside Racing, and Weekend Warrior Magazines, takbo.ph, swimbikerun.ph, motorcyclephilippines.com, clickthecity.com, and juice.ph.

Spyder Helmets & Optics is distributed in the Philippines by Roshan Commercial Corporation.