They said that a picture is worth a thousand words. So I will be sharing with you 24 photos I got from Sabtang Island (that would be 24,000 words?). Some don’t have captions so you are free to add your own description.
Sabtang Island: Rustic, romantic and raw...
Sabtang lighthouse as seen from the jeepney's window
"Dios Mamajes" - Thank You - Salamat!
"Panggatong" (Wood fire)
The lines on their faces speak of wisdom and experiences...
i wanna live in those cute houses
Gay, Izah, Leon, Joseph and Bless
The iconic Chavayan stone houses
He was telling me the simplicity of life in Sabtang Island
Just like a painting...
The rustic village of Chavayan and the iconic bike
Where the Pacific Ocean meets South China Sea
Till next time... I'll see you again Sabtang. Mwah, mwah, mwah (flying kiss)!
If you love to read, you might want to check out the past articles:
Visit Batanes Series: Colorful Churches / Sabong at Diura Fishing Village / Lola Ida and the House of Dakay / Surviving the Faluwa Ride / Quotes & Reflections at the Honesty Café / Chill Time with the Ivatans / Snapshots from Sabtang Island / 10 Must-Try Foods / Accommodations in Batanes
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Visit Batanes is a 9-part series that paints the unfading beauty of Batanes, her citizens, churches, culture and cuisine. Posts are filled with photos that will surely convince readers to be thrilled in islands ata northernmost part of the Philippines. Come! Explore Batanes!
***This happened during the Batanes Bloggers’ Winter Tour last February 11-14, 2011. The trip was made possible by SEAIR. My heartfelt thanks goes to Tita Lydia of Batanes Seaside Lodge & Restaurant and Dir. Bless and the rest of DOT Region 2 staff.