If you are in this part of Bataan, do not miss visiting the St. Michael Parish Church. It is one of the oldest church in the whole province...built in 1871 during the Spanish Era.
It is where I spent some of the most important spiritual parts of my life. The setting for countless baptisms, weddings, thanksgiving for my friends and family.
For those who want to visit Orion (or the rest of Bataan) without the hassle of a long land-trip, they may opt taking the ferry. Sun Cruises Inc. currently offers a one-hour ferry trip from the CCP Complex in Manila to the Port Capinpin of Orion. Fare is P320.00 for adults. Terminal fee may be required and it usually cost P10-P20.From Manila, the...more
I have to check the prices. darn forgetful of me. I'm sure it is still affordable. Probably not exceeding P500.The Mt. Samat ferry traverses Manila Bay to connect Manila to Orion, Bataan. It has become one of the most convenient way to travel to the province of Bataan, taking only 45 minutes to 1 hour instead of the usual 2 hours or more if you...more
Please be informed that ferry (Sun Cruises) is not running for the whole month of August 2006. Manila-Orion and Vice Versa.
Will keep you informed for the changes.
Take the bus...please see transportation tip at my Bataan page.
This is deep-fried vegetable (usually puso ng saging, mongo sprout or green papaya shavings) coated with batter and topped with shrimps. Crunchy on the outside and soft and juicy from the inside. Delicious when dipped in spicy vinegar. Goes well with "lamig na kanin" (left-over rice...yesireeeeee!) My cousins from Canada called this "mud-packed...more
I learned only now that this is called "Mantis Prawn" in English. Earlier, I'm very tempted to say it's "Centipede from the Sea"! hehehe. In other provinces, they call it "tatampal" or "palpatok".Very unusual-looking and others might cringe looking at it but I assure you it tastes good. When harvested in season, the flesh should be pinkish in...more
Talibubu is a native dish. It is fish (in this case "tilapia") stuffed with tomatoes, onions, garlic and ginger...salted to taste...wrapped in "alagaw" leaves and then grilled. Some people opt the fried version because it is the faster way of cooking the fish. The dish is a favorite among picnic goers (including me!) as it is easy to prepare and...more