Travel bug, Travel blog: Ilocandia 2009
I began my own travel journal back in 2009, during my first trip to Ilocandia to the extreme north of the Philippines. That first trip was a weekend spent photographing the region’s well-known and lesser-known tourist attractions with a bunch of other photo enthusiasts, both digital and analog bugs alike. I recall jotting down notes in my little Moleskine during the entire 8-hour bus ride up...
"Today is the greatest day I've ever known"
Today, I woke up with the sun in my face, 20 minutes before noon and have never felt happier. I was happy to realize that this was the first time I’ve slept in this late in maybe half a year, and was even more content to know that despite sleeping at past 3 in the morning, I still managed to oversleep on a weekend. Now that’s a great way to kick off your weekend. Another thing...
Today was the first time I really felt that I am no longer as young as I used to be. Five years ago, I could still function properly at work even if I were just running on barely four hours of sleep. I could work all day without being cranky and still have enough energy to stay up late and add on to my eye bags. Today, despite having downed two tall cups of coffee before lunch, I fell into a...