Pinoy Rider’s Luz – Vi – Minda tour 2012 Day 5-12 update: tidbits

Days 5-12 of this unforgettable experience exploring our beautiful country.


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A night time city walk in Mandaue City yields a carnival

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I’ll have my early lunch here in Ayala Center Cebu before I explore the city. I’m leaving for Cagayan de Oro tonight (12 hour barge trip)

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Who needs a 5-star hotel when you have this? 12 hours of luxury experience on my Cebu to Cagayan de Oro journey.

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Day 5: on board TransAsia MV Asia China going to Cagayan de Oro. Just here on the roof deck restaurant having a hot drink. My 10th hour on this barge. Good Morning MINDANAO.

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Christmas eve dinner somewhere at Gaisano, Cagayan de Oro. Another lonely dinner. homesick.

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Merry Christmas everyone! After strolling around Divisoria here in CDO, here’s my grand Noche Buena celebration, and I’m sharing it with you guys.

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After riding in the rain for 200 kms today, I finally got out of Misamis Oriental. Welcome me CARAGA, it’s my first time here.

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Thanks to JRSpeed PH for the Black Gold Fully Synthetic oil. I’ll put the oil to the test starting here in Butuan City.

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Philippine flag standing proud here in Surigao.

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so what do you do when in the middle of a 3000 km journey your top box bracket loses 2 bolts?

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My 9th day on the road: MacArthur Landing Memorial Site

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This thing is unbelievable, 3 kms of breath-taking views. Best view in Eastern Visayas!

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Goodbye Visayas. Boarding MV Melvin Jules, ETA 1330 Matnog, Sorsogon bound.
My 8th RoRo the past ten days.

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Finally: Luzon.

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On my 10th day on the road and after riding 350 kms today, I really needed to relax. This place looks really top notch. Very courteous staff too! I would recommend this place to all of you guys who would be traveling in the Bicol Region. Avenue Plaza Hotel is located at Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City.

http://www.avenueplazahotel.com/

The Avenue Plaza Hotel – Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City 4400 Philippines. Telephone Number: (+6354) 473-9999. Telefax Number: (+6354) 811-7888.

Live Free…

– Erik Gatmaitan is the author of http://www.pinoyrider.com – Journeying the Philippines SOLO on a motorbike.

Follow his adventures on his website or through his Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/PinoyRider

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