A Gratitude For 2016 Adventures

Before the year 2016 ends, I would like to honor it by looking back on the journeys it has brought me. Each year has always been a year of discovery and adventures. Every destination comes with another learning. Through the years, I have learned and gained new lessons as I grow into the man I hope to be and I will be.

Nine days – Six provinces

This past month of July, me and my friends temporarily left our corporate-city life for a short period of 9 days. We packed and travelled to the western visayas, the island of Panay. It was time for a short break and time to take a taste of fresh air. It was time to momentarily get…

Miagao and Guimbal

Getting to Miagao  or Guimbal from Iloilo City is easy. Just get youself near Molo church where you’ll ride a jeepney bound for Mohon terminal. Just ask the locals is you are unsure of what jeepney to take. From Mohon terminal, there are plenty of jeepneys heading to Miagao for around 40php. Miag-ao is just…

Bacolod – The City of Smiles

As early as 6AM, we departed Iloilo to catch the 6:30AM boat trip to Bacolod. After 2 hours, we reached Bacolod. Straight from the port, we headed to the Bacolod mansion ruins. To get to the ruins, go to the Ceres North Bus Terminal. There are ticycles nearby the terminal that takes passengers to the…

Guimaras the Mango Haven

Early in the morning we departed from Brngy. Tuno of Tibiao and waited for our ride for Iloilo in Brngy. Importante. We waited for a bus to pass but, instead, an empty van bound for San Jose approached towards us. We took the van to save time. The locals themselves told us that it would…

Sagada (village of peace)

Fresh from our Mt. Pulag climb, we proceeded to, supposed to be our main trip, Sagada. Sagada has been one of the tourism spots of Mountain Province. A peaceful place and sanctuary of serene beauty. From Baguio, we woke up early to catch the first trip to Sagada. We went to Baguio’s Dangwa terminal and secured our bus…