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Revisiting That Trip to Casa San Pablo

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by Homerun Nievera, SouthOfMetro.com | What an excuse to get away. It was the summer of 2010 and Manila’s Friendster.com team went on a team-building activity in Casa San Pablo, San Pablo City in Laguna. I took my Sweetie along for the trip. Well, I needed help in case the kids (the Friendster team, that is) went rowdy and needed a ...

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The Lighthouse at Cape Santiago in Calatagan

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By Homerun Nievera | It was during my 5th grade in Don Bosco Makati did I first encounter the Lighthouse in Calatagan, Batangas. I was then a member of our school’s Junior Aspirants’ Club which was known as a stepping stone to the priesthood. We had a field trip to Calatagan and in one of our walks on the beach, ...

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Discovering Costa De Oro in Nasugbu Batangas

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by Homerun Nievera, SouthOfMetro.com | Hidden from the usual beach routes is Costa De Oro.  Located in Barangay Natipuan, Nasugbu, Batangas, this once private resort is not accessible by land but by a 20-30 minute banca ride. It’s the same area where the rich and famous have their rest houses in this part of Batangas. The houses dot the coastline ...

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