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Kalinga: On Coming Home

September 24, 2014

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sun was out. scorching. its rays were piercing. on top of the jeepney, our only aid in surviving the sweltering heat was a bottle of emperador. fight fire with fire. we tanked up on alcohol with hopes that it will be enough to numb our senses from the punishing sun. somehow it did, to a certain […]

i die. Udaipur

May 2, 2014

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the Monsoon Palace or Sajjan Garh is perched on top of Bansdara peak  along the Aravalli hill range . it towers above the city- which lays on flat land- at more than 3000ft. it has sweeping panoramas- Udaipur city on the east and the Aravallis on the west. our first day in Udaipur almost became […]

colors.back

March 19, 2014

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  colors are back in my life. yesterday was sad. depressing. it was one of those days. all good now. happy again. flying to Mumbai in a bit =)

Silhouette of Sapa: en route

November 21, 2013

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stunning SaPa – makalaglag panty ang SaPa( tagalog translation) Julie & I initially planned to travel to SaPa independently. But after checking the fare at the train station, we decided to drop the do-it-yourself plan and just go with a package tour since it was significantly cheaper. Package tour apparently cost a lot less. One […]

Dustland Fairytale – MuiNe

October 4, 2013

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High Road to Mui Ne Last Minutes in Hoi An I  went back to the hostel 30mins before the scheduled bus pick-up time so i can take a shower and share one more round of beer with my swedish triad crew Peter, Jakob and Max. only to find out that the bus was ready to go, […]

Vientiane: V.W.X.Y.Zzz

September 11, 2013

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friendly warning : this is boring. its not you Vientiane; its me. lol Pre-Vent i woke up in a beautiful island named Phi Phi. and as usual, i woke up late. that morning, i was bound to Laos; Vientiane. that day, i was supposed to take the boat to Phuket then a plane to Udon […]

BASILAN: YODO – You Only Die Once

September 1, 2013

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there goes the story of the fake ticket, fake ID and THE one real, palpable, so-near-i-can-breath-danger  type of D.A.N.G.E.R. Prequel of this story here (anong sinabi ng twilight may prequel prequel pa ako nalalaman.hehe) I arrived in Zamboanga City safe and sound. Flight went smoothly, and none of those  shady-armed-men-terrorists showed up to welcome me in […]

before.sunrise

July 16, 2013

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yes, i am a big fan of Ethan Hawke’s “Before” series. and, i guess, i experienced my own version of it. the night i bumped into the sexiest Thai girl i ever met in this City of Angels. the day before… the mid-day buzz of this urban jungle that is Bangkok woke me up. and […]

banged.up.abroad. lol

July 2, 2013

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*absolutely not the banging that i was hoping for how did this image brought me joy and peace and, almost, tears?lol it was officially my last night in Bangkok. Malaysia(Penang)-bound the morning after. its past midnight and i was still chugging beers in the coolest bar in the city with newfound friends whose names are […]

Pimped Up in Penang

May 21, 2013

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of course, its not only the beer thats breathing the air of royalty this moment. i am currently crashing my indian's flat for three days. my bed is the couch in the living room of this 3-bedroom corner unit condo, pompously perched on a hill. premier real estate sh*t.