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“Disaster Busters”

“We IMG_0694Came, we saw, we saved!” These are the words that would emphasize the very meaning of our Training batch, amongst the roar of the typhoon and the constant rains over the week, we strive to complete our course. Different people with different backgrounds now only have one reason that binds us to the core, Red blood ever flowing, full of life and hope. We are “Disaster Busters!” Quezon City chapter!

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There Anawangin 09 154are a few remaining OMG moments left for me… as I have been around the country looking for perfect beaches and places where you can get back to nature and rough it out in the wild outdoors w/o the convenience of a cell signal or the feel of city. I would never have thought I would have one of those moments here in Zambales!

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Capones Island

OfAnawangin by Kaloy 040 the Coast of Barangay Pundaquit 15 min of to sea. You can charter a boat to bring you and your group to the island of Capones of the coast of Barangay Pundaquit. The trip will just cost you around P200 per person and that usually includes a trip to two islands, Capones and Tamara.

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Barangay Pundaquit

At Pundaquit 479the very end of the road does not usually mean a dead end… In this case the end of the road is the beginning of a grand adventure! This is where Barangay Pundaquit is located. This is the jump off point to all sites located in the area.

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Duka Bay

Located 286_ejust 2 hours away from the city of golden friendship, Cagayan de Oro, the gateway to Mindanao, Duka Bay lies just on the coast of the barangay of Medina, Misamis Oriental. Accommodations are quite affordable, the prices ranging from P2260.00 to P3610.00 per Villa. Although the price is for two persons, most Villas have two large beds and can comfortably accommodate four people.

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Maquinit Hot Springs

It736_e is always fun to push back and relax. And there is no way better than to go and relax by a hot water spring under a full moon night. The water is soothing to the senses with a constant temperature of 33 C – 34 C. Maquinit hot springs would usually take a P300.00 tricycle ride from the town of Coron and would take about 30 min to get to the site.

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Siete Picados

Seven 678peeks named after the seven daughters of one of the leaders of the island Coron is seen jutting up from the depths of the ocean floor making a small scale caldera. Now this place is protected by the local barangay as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). This is now one of the best dive spots in the area.

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Skeleton Wreck

Coron 075Island
50 ft / 15 mt
Another gunboat that is reachable by snorkelling. All you will see are the ribs of the ship that once served as both Kamikaze boats and anti air gun boats for the Japanese Imperial Navy. Since the wreck is found along the Coast of Coron Island you will have to pay the caretaker P100.00 per person to dive the wreck.

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Lusong Wreck

Lusong 628Sound
30 ft / 10 mt
Lusong wreck is one unnamed gunboat, which rest on a shallow reef at the edge of Lusong sound were it was named after. The wreck is shallow enough to snorkel on a single breath as parts of the hull are exposed during low tide. The surrounding coral reef however is around 40 ft / 12 mt.

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Kogyo Maru

Lusong 096Sound
80 ft / 24 mt
The Kogyo maru once was a cargo vessel for the Japanese Imperial Navy, carrying spare parts and equipments to support the war effort. She now lies on her port side along the sandy bottom of Lusong sound. Kogyo is quite easy to dive and fun to explore.

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