Coming back after exactly 104 days out-of-the-country journey, TV Patrol Southern Tagalog made a sequel interview about the 100 Days trip around Southeast Asia which I called #100DaysSEA, 100 days around SouthEastAsia. I was able to visit all the 10 Southeast Asian countries- Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and East Timor. Singapore I already visited last 2008 and had a short stop-over early this year and Myanmar which I went into end of 2013.
Some of the things I shared where:
- Loneliness on the road
- How much did I spent?
- Asking deep questions like: Who Am I? What’s My Purpose?
- The warm hospitality of Southeast Asians
- Fulfilling a Dream
You can watch the interview on the link below. Just use a headset to hear properly the audio especially the voice-over: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iTTlGZ-40g
Start watching at 21:45.
Wanna thank Ernie Manio and JR, his cameraman, for the feature.
This was rerun in Bandila the same day and ANC World Tonight with Tina Monson-Palma the next day.
How I wish GMA and CNN Philippines would do features like this too. I just wanted to encourage fellow Pinoys to go out there and explore, learn something new, experience other Southeast Asian cultures, taste different cuisines especially right now when the flights are cheap and the visa are free.
Aw khon (Khmer/Cambodia), Khob khon krap (Thai), Kawp jai le lai (Laos), Cam on (Vietnamese), Terima kasih (Malaysia), Terima kasih (Bahasa Indonesia), Obrigado (East Timor, they have mixed Portuguese and Malay language), Terima kasih (Brunei), Thank you lah (Singapore), Cezu tinbadeh (Burmese, Myanmar), Salamat po (of course, Filipino)! Now I know how to say “thank you” in all Southeast Asian languages. That is what travel makes you- a polyglot.
The prequel to this interview can be watched here: https://journeyingjames.com/2012/05/isangdaan-journey-interview-on-ancs-dateline-philippines/