Living in Manila entails the adventure of rough-riding the road either on a boat, a raft or a van-turned-into-a-yacht. No one is spared. Not even this guy. Here, you cannot pay your way to dryness. You will always experience getting stranded / flooded / stuck somewhere. SUVs and BMWs are on the same page as jeepneys and pedicabs. The rich and the poor all get … Continue reading Sleepless in a shuttle
We sit still, under the dimly-lit night sky; dawn is near, but we linger until the last few minutes turn into another haze of day. With dreams patterned over commercial build-ups on anything that sells our souls to greed, we forget we had questions. We forget we had souls, problems, answers. Somehow the past and the future all merge in this moment, this beach, this … Continue reading On a random beach night
Enough of the laziness. I have been to X different cities/provinces in the country, Y number of countries in the span of three months and have shared nothing about them. I can start with the lengthy lazy blogger’s apology but I’d start with something nice instead. This. A couple of years ago, an average Pinoy can never end the day without seeing a TV commercial … Continue reading The famous C5 extension
I can’t help it. I’ve been dreaming of it for a long time. Continue reading Baler in my dreams
I have already written about this place in my personal non-fiction blog, but when I saw nomadcitizen’s entry about the Philippines, I just thought to myself, what the hey, I need to post this in this site too.
Currently, we have second highest power cost in Asia. Something worth considering for investors, but for those who love to have dinner by candle light, it’s not much of a concern. Continue reading Electricity in Manila
Sometimes, the sunset is best seen against an old brick wall. Continue reading Intramuros, Manila
Why am I wasting my time doing this? Continue reading What is this all about