Fast Four: Alsons Properties Residents Share Their Favorite Sojourn Destinations

Fast Four: Alsons Properties Residents Share Their Favorite Sojourn Destinations

Travel and time. Two of life’s greatest luxuries. As it often happens, though, a hectic schedule means having to reign in our wanderlust. Luckily, Davao City is proximate to many wonderful attractions that are just a few hours away by car or plane. In the spirit of summer, these residents of Alsons Properties communities share their favorite jaunts. CARINE, Las Terrazas homeowner Q: What is your favorite summer destination near Davao City? Why? A: The raw beauty of Samal’s Vanishing Island is unique in this day and age. Only during low tide can the island be visited, and the water reaches up to the ankles only. Q: What’s your most memorable experience there? A: It was seeing a fisherman and his whole family prepare their lunch. They cracked open freshly caught sea urchin, and even offered it to us. It was the freshest and tastiest urchin I’ve ever tasted. Q: What one tip can you give first-time visitors? A: Rent a boat for the whole day, and bring snorkeling gear. Visit Vanishing Island, and the numerous snorkeling sites around Samal and Talikud Islands. BIANCA, Woodridge Park homeowner Q: What’s your favorite summer destination near Davao City? Why? A: Bohol will always be on top of my list. I always look forward to its pristine beaches, the affordable and scrumptious local cuisine, and the gregarious nature of Boholanos. It also holds a special place in my heart because my maternal grandparents were born and raised there. Q: What’s your most memorable experience there? A: Our clan reunions where I used to dance ballet during the program. Also, spending time with...