Batan. Batanes Group of Islands (Part 1 of 2)

Our tour of the northern section of Batan Island started with a lunch at a nearby restaurant. The tour van brought us to Octagon Bed and Dine Lodge which is just a few meters from where we’re staying (Marfel’s Lodge – Annex). The restaurant is an eight-sided hall adorned with wood carvings, some depicting the Ivatan way of life. The restaurant has a viewing deck which offers a great view of the Basco Jetty, the lighthouse at Naidi Hills, and the town proper. It also offers a perfect view of the the Batanes sunset.

Entrance to Octagon Bed and Dine Lodge
Entrance to Octagon Bed and Dine Lodge
A wooden carved signage
A wooden carved signage
Wooden carved decor of an Ivatan woman with a Vakul
Wooden carved decor of an Ivatan woman with a Vakul
Basco sunset as seen from Octagon Restaurant Viewing Deck
Basco sunset as seen from Octagon Restaurant Viewing Deck

Octagon Restaurant serve popular Filipino dishes. It is open to serve breakfast and dinner as well.

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