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[Photo Journal/A-Z Photo Challenge] F is for Fridays Resort Boracay

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Myra here.

It’s Tuesday in our part of the world once again. Time for Frizztext’s A-Z Photo Story Challenge. Letter this week is F and so I share a few photographs from Fridays Resort in Boracay. Evidently, I still have a hangover from my beach escapade with my family.

Fridays Resort Boracay

This is what I have been looking forward to since March this year when we booked our reservation for Fridays in Boracay.

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It was our first time in this resort as we are regulars of Waling-Waling, another resort in Boracay Station 1, which unfortunately closed down.

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One of the reasons why we chose Fridays is because of its location. It’s quite ‘far from the madding crowd’ – just the way I like it.

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While it has the advantage of being a short distance from the party scene, it is quite a long walk if one wishes to go to D’Mall where most of the restaurants and the shops are located.

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It does make for a nice stroll along the beach though. I like how peaceful this photograph looks – and this is taken by my eleven year old daughter.

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This photo is also taken by my 11 year old daughter. These little wooden chaise lounges with the parasol are part of what makes Fridays distinctive as a resort. One really gets to feel the beachfront accommodation that it provides.

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Photo taken by daughter Myka, 11 yo.

I don’t really go to the beach to swim, so much as listen to the waves and read my novels. This is the perfect place to do that.

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Photo taken by Myka, 11 yo.

We also have a very reliable and efficient group of security people who make certain that our valuables are taken cared of while we are on the beach.

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I thought that this was a special treat for us: chocolate truffles every night along with a painstakingly-handwritten note on a leaf. My daughter always gives a little squeal whenever she sees the dark chocolate truffles neatly packaged near our doorstep at night.

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The bed on the left is for my husband and I, while the bed on the right is where my daughter slept. It was a fairly huge room, and we had our own private jacuzzi in our bathroom. That was really neat.

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The gorgeous view from our verandah for seven glorious days. While the facilities needed a bit of maintenance/repair (door knobs that are not working and such) – the wonderful and warm staff (from the people who picked us up to the waiters/waitresses in their restaurant [glorious food] and the maintenance people who patiently cleaned our suite each day, and the lovely masseuse with the gentle hands) more than made up for it. Now that there is a direct flight from Singapore to Boracay (which opened 18th of July this year), I have a feeling we will be back quite often.

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My husband and I had a candle-lit buffet dinner while my daughter chilled out in our suite.

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With my crispy golden daughter who loves the beach as much as I do. Boracay is an experience everyone must have in their lifetime.

Click here to be taken to Fridays Boracay website.

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

5 comments on “[Photo Journal/A-Z Photo Challenge] F is for Fridays Resort Boracay

  1. Looks great.

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  3. hi Myra, many photos taken by your 11 year old daughter Myka = she follows and enjoys your passion = perfect! [nice to see your husband too!]

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  4. What a wonderful place! Love the black and white photo taken by Myka!

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