Last July, my workmates and I went to Jomalig Island, Quezon to take part of a beach clean-up drive and outreach program for Barangay Salibungot and other neighboring communities. It’s a great experience for me because I was able to reach out to those who are less fortunate, experience their hospitality, and be one with them while enjoying the beauty of the island.
🌟How to get there:🌟
🕛12am: Ride a bus near Legarda Station, LRT Line 2, (Raymond Bus), travel time 5 to 6 hours
Tip: Be at the bus station by 11pm or earlier, the bus will start its trip once seats are occupied. The boat ride to Jomalig Island is around 6am, and suceeding rides are usually by private hire only.
🕕6am: Alight at Real Quezon, ride a tricycle going to the port, then ride a boat going to Jomalig Island, travel time 5 to 6 hours, depending on passenger count, less passenger means less travel time. You can have free lunch at the boat if you’re lucky!
🕛12pm: Arrival at Jomalig Island, explore, photo ops
🕐1pm: Rest then lunch, boodle fight style
🕑2pm: Tent pitching
🕒3pm: Swim time
🕔5pm: Start of Outreach Program
🕖7pm: Swim time
🕗8pm: Wash time then dinner
🕙10pm: Sleep under the stars
🕕6am: Wake up time
🕗8am: Swim time, photo ops, beach clean up
🕙10am: Prep to go home
🕛12pm: Boat ride back to Real, lunch at the boat
🕔5pm: Bus ride back to Manila
Thank you Byaheng Budgetarian for introducing us to Jomalig Island and letting us be part of the Outreach Program. Let us continue to help others while exploring new destinations!
📷: All photos are by Ma’am Rizaly, one of my workmates, our photographer for the event.
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