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 took it easy today since we’re taking a 6 hour red eye ferry ride to Leyte. It’s one of those boat rides where you think you’d get enough sleep, but as soon as you’re in the middle of a dream, you’re there at your destination… at 3 in the morning. But I’m getting ahead [...]
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 [...]