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I am Traveling to Self-discovery

It has been exactly two years ago since I have traveled by an airplane. Yes, I am 24. I cannot fathom still how that novel experience have completely changed the way I view the world. By the window seat of that plane, I have marveled on how small the world is from up there, how the roads have zoomed out into blur, how the houses and buildings have seemed like specks on the earth, and, how the mountains have been unsymmetrically beautiful and green and sometimes disappearing by the clouds.…

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#friendshipgoals on Bohol Countryside Tour

Bohol countryside tour took us to some of famous spots Bohol had to offer. I, with my highschool friends Jay, Jude and Andrew, rented a car for the whole day for 2,000 pesos; with the driver of course, and this excluded entrances, fees, meals, snacks, etc. This tour was highly suggested for travelers who visit Bohol for the first time – and we heeded that suggestion. And we had no regrets! We stayed in Panglao Island the night before, with our other friend Jordan who had been on a countryside…

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A Glimpse of Panglao Island’s Sunrise

After almost two hours of ferry ride for 400 pesos from Cebu to Tagbilaran, Bohol; then a 30-minute taxi ride for 500 pesos for the 5 of us (Me, Jude, Jay, Jordan, and Andrew) to our Panglao Island accommodation; we arrived exhausted and craving for dinner.  We walked along Alona Beach looking for food. In their very expensive arrays of food products, we settled for the more budget-friendly BBQ dinner. Alona Beach was very much comparable to the White Beach of Boracay. Aside from overpricing, of course, we walked side…

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A Second Peek at Sanchez Peak

With the elevation of about 800 feet, about two hours of trek for us beginners, and now featured a snack bar, Sanchez Peak was one of the closest we could get for a very budget trek in GenSan. I went to Sanchez Peak two years ago and a lot has definitely changed since then. It was already commercialized. We started on the same trail we did before, the Balsinang trail; and there was a 10-peso entrance fee for the trail, and 20-peso parking fee for the motorcycle. At the now…

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