Escape to Calaguas Island

This blog was first published on GMA News Online

It was the week before the mid-term elections.

My friends and I had been debating for what seemed like forever when would be the best time to go out of town. But as the clock ticked on, leading to what would be hell week for news people like us, we knew it was time.

“Where do we go?” we asked.

Like in a story conference, pitches were thrown.

They ranged from ambitious Batanes to low-key Tagaytay. Then we found a blog with a photo of Calaguas Island in Camarines Norte. We were sold.

Someone chimed in, “You don’t get signal there.”

“At all?” I asked. “At all,” he replied. Well then, perfect.

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