There are no walls — just the calming view of a mountain on the right, glistening soft sand below, and sparkling blue water in front cut in half by cloudy skies. Continue reading La Union overnight
3:30AM. We finally boarded from another gate. As we were about to get off the shuttle bus, heavy rains poured. This didn’t dampen our spirits, as there could not be any more misfortune worse than what we have just been through. Nothing can stop us from getting to our destination at that very moment.
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The only thing I know about our Mother’s Day weekend trip to San Antonio, Pundaquit, Zambales is that we will go camping and see Anawangin and Capones Island. What I didn’t expect was the numinous impression that Nagsasa Island would leave in my sensibilities. The Aeta community is doing a great job in keeping the entire area clean. I guess I have to thank my … Continue reading Yearning for Nagsasa
I love the Philippines! I was born here, and here is where I will breathe my last. There are so many reasons to love my country. One of them is that it is indeed fun to be here, not just because of the sights, but because of the people you meet. Last year, I had the chance to visit three of the most visited provinces … Continue reading Fun Philippines
I had no expectations of Bacolod when we landed. I was just glad I had some of my favourite people with me on the trip. From the airport, we went straight to a restaurant called Imay’s for dinner with our host family. I wasn’t that hungry, but the food was glorious — from the scallops melting in my mouth to the crispy pata flirting in … Continue reading Smile – you’re in Bacolod!