August 22-25, 2008 (National Heroes Day long weekend!)
Destination: Callao Caves - Pagudpud - Bangui Windmills and more!



Hey everyone!

My friends from Pinoy Nomads, a group specializing in theme and customized tours, have invited me to mentor their North Luzon photography series on August 22-25, 2008! It's a long holiday weekend and we're taking pictures of cathedral caves, awesome windmills, historical churches and a century-old lighthouse, plus take a dip into the crystal clear rivers of the Sierra Mountain corridor and have the opportunity to learn how to surf in Pagudpud's white-sand beaches all in one super fun, action-packed weekend! =)

If you're interested to join us, here's what's in store for that weekend:



Main Photography Sites:

  Callao Caves and its 7 chambers (light and shadow)
  Calvary Hill and Iguig Church (sunset, sculpture, structure)
  Bangui Windmills (wind, movement and sunrise/sunset)
  Cape Bojeador Lighthouse (structure, scenic view, sunset)
  Pagudpud beaches (water, sand, view, sunrise/sunset)
  Suba Sand Dunes (desert, beach, sunset)
  Paoay Church (historical structure, light and shadow)
Fun and Sun
  Swimming in Penablanca River in Cagayan Valley
  Swimming in the beaches of Pagudpud
  Option to learn to surf in Pagudpud
  Option to trek in Pagudpud
  Sightseeing in Laoag
  On-site photography sessions

Roundtrip and on-site land transportation (Manila-Tuguegarao-Pagudpod-Laoag-Manila and transportation to and from sites)

  Main meals and snacks
  3 days, 2 nights accomodation
  Entrance fees
  Travel insurance
Rate P10,000 Early Bird rate if you register on or before July 31, 2008
P11,000 Regular rate if you register after July 31, 2008
Slots Although I'd really love to have a lot of people join, we have to limit the slots to about 10-15 so we can manage the group better =)
Who are the Pinoy Nomads?
  Chin Cabrido and Yasmin Coles head the Pinoy Nomads. They have successfully organized many group tours in the past including surfing trips to La Union and Zambales, out-of-town Writer's Workshops, and just this summer, 2 very succesful trips to Callao Caves and Palaui Island! =) Learn more about them by clicking their names =)
For reservations and inquiries 

You can email Chin at cashmere_wah at or you can email Yas at oranjehair at or Pinoy Nomads at pinoynomads at ;-)