Margaret River Day 3 – Part 1 Sea Gardens, Jewel Cave


Day 3 starts off with the best breakfast we’ve had in Australia. It was a short drive from MR to Prevelly where Sea Gardens restaurant was located. view from the restaurant the beach looks so near The brekkie (breakfast in Aussie) wasn’t cheap but it sure was good and unique. We ordered 3 entrees and […]

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Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 3


Fermoy Estate was the last winery we went to.This winery reminded us of a French chateau. I don’t know what animals these are but they were running around the grounds. the ‘whites’ the ‘reds’ We were more interested in the fragrant lavender bush right outside the window. Of all the beautiful places we went to the […]

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Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 2


After lunch we proceeded to the Grove vineyard. In this vineyard we tasted liqueurs and port. This was our favorite in the whole tour. They timed this visit very well because the tastings of the liqueurs served as our dessert after lunch. I guess the distillery is part of the vineyard? We didn’t see any […]

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Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour part 1


On our 2nd day in MR we joined Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour which costs A$80 for adults and A$30 for kids. We went to 4 wineries – Churchview, Knotting Hill, The Grove, Fermoy Estate – The Margaret River Dairy Co., Margaret River Chocolate Company, and the Duckstein Brewery/Saracen Estates. I’ll be breaking this down […]

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Margaret River Day 1 – Rooftop Apartment


When we decided to go to Perth Rochelle and Chris did some research on where else we can go. They stumbled onto Margaret River. I’m glad they did. Margaret River is surrounded by beautiful beaches, caves, wineries and so many other natural and man made sights. We did an exhaustive search on where to stay […]

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Singapore Airlines food- Manila to Perth


. All the pictures starting today were taken with my new toy, the Panasonic G1. It was heavy to lug it at times but the pictures were worth it. We took flight SQ 917 from Manila to Singapore. The plane was a BOEING 777-300 which had a seating configuration of 3-4-3. The plane was a […]

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Perth to Margaret River Day 1


We arrived in Perth at 12:30 am so we decided to stay in a hotel overnight before we drive to Margaret River. We stayed in Comfort Hotel Perth City‘s family room for A$180 including free airport transfer. That’s Rochelle’s son, P in the picture.It had a slight motel smell but it was very clean and the […]

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I’m back!

I just got home tonight from Singapore. The Singapore airlines flight was great as usual. When we stepped out of the plane into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport I was happy that the aircon was cold. But the elation I felt was immediately squashed when I saw hordes of people in the middle of the […]

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Street sign in Makati


Note: This is my last entry for a while because I’ll be in Perth, Australia and Singapore for 2 weeks. Take a look at my earlier posts and keep on checking this site for new entries. Check out this humorous street sign at the intersection of Edsa and Ayala Avenue. Likuan is the Tagalog term […]

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Dinner at California Pizza Kitchen


After watching Angels and Demons last Friday we went to CPK for dinner. For me it’s the best, albeit expensive pizza in Manila. These pictures were taken by my trusty assistant Wilson using my new Panasonic G1 camera. We ordered this neapolitan pizza which had an ultra thin crust. This was truly fabulous. All the […]

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