I love early morning bus rides. It is, for me, therapeutic – that feeling that I will be able to escape, even just for a while, from my daily routine and from my ever-so-familiar surroundings and become just another stranger in an unfamiliar environment.
I used to do solo trips on my birthday, and it’s usually Baguio because it’s my happy place. In the past two years, however, I haven’t done solo birthday trips because I had been a little more friendly (yey!) and I brought people along with me.
It’s my third time in Rosario, Batangas, all because of big events in one of my friends’ life. I first set foot on the Calabarzon town some seven years ago for the wedding of Mylene. A year after that, her mom passed away. Yesterday, I was back in Rosario for her father’s burial. All three …
Taal Volcano. October 2, 2017