Day 11: Roxas City (Dried Fish) to Boracay Island (Sunset)



ShareTweet Yesterday, I hugged the biggest and probably the heaviest church bell in Asia. What is stored for me today? I’m excited because I will go to the “touristy” Boracay Island and chase the Boracay Sunset. Hopefully, I have enough money to party all night. That’s later, for now, let’s see some “un-touristy” places that people should try to visit while in Roxas City. [As a runner, I need to maintain some mileage even while on the road. So I run about 7km from the town center to the boulevard (met a fellow runner, named Reynold) and then ran on […]

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Day 7: (Guimaras) Hammock to (Iloilo City) Private Room



ShareTweet This is Day 7 of the 14-Day Backpacking Challenge I did last July 6-20, 2011 in West Visayas. Last night my back was full of insect bites and I wasn’t able to sleep properly. But I have no regrets, the journey will not be complete without the insect bites. But sometime along the way you still want some comfort. Let’s see if I will find that tonight. And since I’m in Guimaras already, I should not leave without satisfying my sweet tooth of the famous Guimaras mango. Waking up on this beautiful secret cove is surreal- the sea breeze, blue […]

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Ready and Excited for the Next 14 Days



ShareTweet By the time you are read this, I’m off travelling already. I write this quick note before I left Los Banos, Laguna to embark an exciting shoe-string journey to the Visayas up until Batangas. You can check out my favorite post about this trip here: 14 Days Solo Backpacking Challenge. Anyway, thess are the quotes that I want to share for those who love travelling/backpacking like me, “The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.” -Colette “The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of […]

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