Aside from animals and paintings, Daddy A also likes collecting all sorts of puzzles. Unfortunately, we keep missing pieces because we have a little rascal by the name of Kelly that likes hiding some of the puzzle pieces. Hopefully when we finally buy a house of our own, we can dedicate a room for Daddy A’s collection. We took a few more shots before leaving because we just can’t miss capturing the joy on The Princess’ face while playing in the garden. Don’t worry, little one. There are plenty of green fields in our new home!
After lots of running and photos, we finally decided to head to our next destination: Residence Inn. Part of the Zoomanity Group, which also manages Paradizoo and Zoobic Safari, the zoo houses animals of all sorts — birds, monkeys, crocs, tigers, lions and many more. They also have animal shows where kids can interact with the animals as well as activities like the zip line and cable car ride.
The Princess screamed with joy when we entered the aviary and birds flocked towards us. She especially enjoyed feeding the Umbrella Cockatoo, who shook her hand and gave her a kiss on the cheek.
The Little Man, on the other hand, was crying throughout the animal show. I think he got scared because everyone kept screaming every time the zoo keepers take out an exotic animal. He only stopped crying when we brought him to the zoo’s restaurant, which was overlooking Taal Lake.
The sun was already setting when we drove to the last place on our list. We’ve already been to Sky Ranch before, but we can’t miss it. Besides, the last time we were there, it was already late and we weren’t able to try all the rides.
The highlight of The Princess’ night at Sky Ranch was her first try at the zorb ball. While all the kids were running and jumping around in their zorb balls, Kelly chose to just lie down and relax. Everyone were laughing at how chill the little girl was! We called it a night when our stomachs began grumble. We had dinner at Bag of Beans then headed back to our hotel. Everyone was knocked out soon after. The next day, we had brunch at Pamana — I swear they serve some of the best Filipino dishes! — then ended our trip with a visit to the Little Souls Convent. Breakdown of Expenses The Puzzle Mansion: P100/person (Kids below 3 ft. are free of charge) Residence Inn: P249/person (Kids below 3 ft. are free of charge) Sky Ranch Entrance: P150/person (Kids below 3 ft. are free of charge) Sky Ranch Rides: P50-P150