The trip is about to end and as much as I hated the heat, I’m going to miss the place.
The last 2 days are spent meeting some old friends, checking out the Taoist Temple (that some would say is like a peculiar style of Chinese architecture with a hundred million stairs) and taking advantage [...]
We’ve gotten back to Cebu. We’re going on a stint to an island called Nalusuan, just off the coast of Lapu-Lapu.
My great uncle was very hospitable and offered his place for us to crash at. More than that, he offered one of his vehicles, a personal cook, and a personal tour guide/driver to [...]
After the previous day’s unlucky stint, we decide to go to a local resort and pay money to use… the beach. Such a strange idea. Beaches are a commodity and if that commodity includes white sand-blue water clichés, people are willing to pay $200-$300 to stay at that place. But we didn’t. We paid $4 [...]
After several days of being bed ridden, I begin to feel alive. My dad, who’s currently living in Cebu, pays us a visit at the hotel. He’s taking us on an island trip. David’s never been to the Philippines, and he wants to see the blue water-white sand cliché (this particular trip ended up [...]
I’m going to the Philippines. On a whim, I said “yes” when my family asked me if I wanted to join them on the trip. This would be my second visit there. The first time was *my plane ride from hell.
We’ll be visiting Cebu for about a week, and Leyte for several days. Now I [...]