Or second day in Batanes started with a lovely breakfast in the garden. Because Rapitan di Vasay only have three bedrooms, and at that time, only two rooms were occupied, we pretty much had the freedom to use different parts of the house. Although breakfast at the garden was totally the caretaker’s idea.
After breakfast, I talked to the caretaker, who happened to be the sister of yesterday’s tricycle driver who picked us up from the airport! She contacted him and he agreed to be our service and tour guide for the day. We had the South Batan Tour and got an awesome view of the mountains and the sea. For me to type the words “we loved it” is an understatement. The photos are beautiful, but believe me, it is so much more awesome when you see it firsthand!
Here are some photos of our South Batan tour.
From the top, left to right: Mahatao Church (San Carlos Borromeo church); Entrance to Marlboro country; House of Dakay (Oldest Ivatan house)
Middle, left to right: Ivana church; Spanish lighthouse at Mahatao; Honesty coffee shop
Bottom, left to right: Mahatao boat shelter; Rakuh a Payaman (Marlboro country); Old Spanish bridge (across the road from the House of Dakay)