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Happy Beerday!

March 4, 2008

Lumipas din sa wakas ang bertdey ko! Di ko na talaga napigilan kaya 23 na talaga ako ngayon.

Growing old is inevitable kaya tinaggap ko na lang ang katotohanang  di na ko tinedyer. hehe. Ang di ko lang matanggap eh di man lang nadagadagan ng kahit isang pulgada ang… height ko. Nakaka-frustrate na talaga to! hehe.

Nag-enjoy ko naman ang bertdey ko kahit papano. Naging advance pa nga ang selebrasyon dahil nag-night out kami ng opismeyts ko nung Friday night. Sa Outpost kami naki-party kasi tutugtog dun ang banda ng opismeyt kong si Marche. Akala ko sa barangay outpost kami magi-inuman kaya lumampas ako sa venue. hehe. Naki-head bang kami sa mga banda hanggang madaling-araw. At syempre, di nawala sa selebrasyon ang peyborit kong beer. Colt 45 naman ang binanatan namin para maiba naman.

Ang saya talaga pag kasama mo ang mga kaibigan mo sa bertdey mo. May sumasabay sa mamais at makeso mong jokes. May nagpapatawa sayo na parang baliw. At may sasabay sayo pag may amats ka na.

Maraming salamat nga pala kina Lost, Yuie, Marche, Raf, at Biatch. Sila ang mga nakasama ko nung gabing yon. You made my birthday complete. hehe. Thanks for the fun on the eve of my 23rd birthday!

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Pagbangon ko nung Sabado ng hapon eh sinapian ako ng good spirit at naisipan kong pumunta sa simbahan. Nagtirik ako ng limang kandila sa Sto. Niño Church para tuparin ni God ang wishlist ko. Ngayon ko lang na-realize na dapat sampu ang tinirik ko dahil sampu rin ang nasa wishlist. Ibig sabihin lima lang ang matutupad. hehe.

Di na ko naghanda kasi tinamad ako. Gastos din yon kung tutuusin. hehe. Kaya pagkatapos kong magsimba eh dumiretso na lang ako sa SM para magpalamig at tsumibog.

Nilibre ko na lang ang sarili ko sa KFC. Parang bertdey ko na rin kasi ang daming tao at ang daming pagkain. Kulang na lang ng cake, balloons at party hats at bertdey party na talaga ang dating. hehe. Gusto ko sanang maglibot at lumapit sa bawat lamesa at sabihing “Thank you so much for coming. Just eat everything you want. Have fun!”

Bago pa ko mawala nang tuluyan sa sarili ko, inumpisahan ko nang lapain ang in-order kong one-piece chicken, mushroom soup, at fries.

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Nabusog naman ako sa kinain ko. Halos sumabog nga bituka ko! hehe. Ang lungkot nga lang kasi wala man lang akong ka-kwentuhan habang kumakain. Pero ganun talaga, may mga gusto kang makasama pero di mo mailibre dahil kapos ka sa pera. hehe.

Ganunpaman, gusto kong pasalamatan ang mga kaibigan kong bumati sa kin kahit di ko nailibre…

Mga opismeyts ko: Lost, Nickname, Jorge, Yuie, Marche, Leylan, Nash, Yam, Zhyne, at Cel.

Mga friends ko sa WordPress: Random, Jeckass, Geisha, at Camilleeee

Mga friends ko sa Friendster: Ichieko at Peter na nagpost ng comment

Mga klasmeyts ko nun na may amnesia: Melanie at Sarena na ni-remind ko pa na bertdey ko

Mga kaibigan ko pag unli: Claricel at Don

Thanks din sa bespren kong si Harry na di ko nakita sa loob ng 10 years. hehe. Kahit pano eh humabol at binati ako through a phone call. Ano kaya ang nakain nun? hehe. Once in a blue moon lang kasi magtext kasi busy sa nursing school.

Mula sa kaibuturan ng aking puso, pinasasalamatan ko kayong lahat!… 😆

 

Trip Ko: A Travelogue

February 28, 2008

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This was the schedule that changed my entire not-so-interesting and not-so-exciting (in other words “b-o-r-i-n-g”) weekend life…

My officemates and I had a road trip this weekend. Woohoo! I was free from my dull sleep all day and wash-my-clothes habits. It was really unexpected. I never planned to join the road trip since I’m running out of money and I’m close to being broke. It even took me days to decide. However, my love for travelling convinced me to give it a go. After all, it’s my anniversary here in Cebu and I want to explore more places and attractions here. My birthday is just around the corner as well. I want to give myself a break. You know, city life is fun but it gets boring in the long run. I need to breathe fresh air and enjoy tranquility sometimes. And now, here are the highlights of our two-day road trip down south…

DAY 1

We left for Barili, Cebu around 8 AM. We made a quick stopover in Carcar City to take some pictures.

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GOING-AWAY PIC. Smile guys! We’re going to our destination!hehe

Finally, we reached Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu around 11 AM. This place boasts a reputation for a magnificent waterfalls. The sound of the rushing waters was soothing. That was the best waterfalls I’ve seen so far. I would say that it’s close enough to Laguna’s Pagsanjan Falls. This is where we had our lunch. My only regret is that I wasn’t able to join Ivan and Sho with their balsa adventure because I left my bag in the van.

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TOURISTS ON THE GO. Here are the tourists striking a pose with the falls on the background (CLOCKWISE: Leylan, Jen,  Erin, Cel, Line, Line’s Dad, Ivan, I, Sean, and Sho)

After spending few hours in Mantayupan Falls, we left for Moalboal, a town known for its white sand beaches and dive spots. Heck, that was my first time to walk on white sand. I didn’t miss the chance to get intimate with it.haha 😆 I rolled over the shore and dived into the water. I enjoyed the moment while the restless waves touch my bare skin.

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SOAKING UP. Woohoo! This time we’re soaking up the sun through beach bathing.

Sho (my officemate) and I went boating along the coast. Later, I sat on the shore to watch the beautiful sunset. The scene was perfect! The night in Moalboal was also peaceful. No jeepneys. No busy streets. No pollution. That was paradise! hehe. After setting up our tents, we gathered for a bonfire while drinking my favorite beer.hehe 😆

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FIRE UP. The gang gathered around the bonfire. Where was I? I washed my hands after lighting it up!

DAY 2

We had to leave Moalboal at 9 AM. Then, we made our way to Kawasan Falls in Badian, Cebu. We did a bit of trekking to get to Kawasan Falls. All of us had to make a number of steps and follow a narrow trail through the trees. I was barely breathing when we finally reached the waterfalls! 😆

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FALL IN LOVE WITH THE FALLS. These people are obviously enjoying a great scenic view that this place offers.

The water was pretty cold but I managed to bathe for hours with Ivan, Leylan, Vet, and the two kids Sean and Erin. “Falls-hopping” is really fun!

After taking a dip in the waters of Kawasan Falls, we stopped in Oslob, Cebu. This is where we travelled back in time as we posed near the ruins of old buildings and landmarks. These were the places that I’ve only seen in history books before. Look, here we are striking a pose near the ruins of a watchtower.

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SHARING THE LEGACY. This one is steeped in Cebu history. Why not pose for a picture and share the legacy?

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The gang posed again! (FROM LEFT:) Sho, Lex (that’s me), Jen, Vet, Cel, Ivan, and two cute kids Sean and Erin at the back.

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Another picture at Oslob Bay. Here are the celebrity-wanna-be’s once again…

If I have to describe our road trip with just one word, it would be FUN. Really fun!

I don’t have something for my birthday now. But, it’s fine! The food and drinks would be gone in minutes but the fun I had during our road trip would remain for a lifetime…

Try the southern tip of Cebu now and you’ll enjoy everything!

Special thanks to:

Leylan and Yam for some of the pictures…

Have A “Break”. Have A Beer.

February 12, 2008

Everybody needs a “break”! Nakakabagot din kasing magtrabaho minsan. Nakakapagod nang makipagtitigan sa computer screen maghapon. Halos mamaga na rin ang mga daliri ko sa kapipindot sa keyboard. Or worse, mabaliw sa pag-iisip ng topic na isusulat. Kaya nitong weekend, nagkayayaan kaming gumimik. Nakawala ang mga dalubhasang manginginom. 😆

Pagkatapos ng shift eh diretso agad kami sa isang seafood restaurant. Malapit na kasi ang holy week kaya konting fasting at konting iwas sa karne. Mas okay pala kung sa labas kami kumakain. Sa company kitchen kasi paunahan kami. At least sa restaurant patagalan ang labanan. May time pang mag-bolahan, mag-gagohan, at magpayabangan.

Ang dami naming napagkwentuhan. Nandon yong pagkain ng palaka, kuliglig, kuhol, at iba pang exotic food. Parang kinulang pa kami at naghanap pa ng wala don sa resto. Pati yong maling naging topic din ng masaya naming kwentuhan.  Fetus raw kasi ang ginagawang maling. Yuck! Grabe naman yon. Pati yong fetus na pinagkaitan na ng pagkakataong mabuhay eh gagawin pang pulutan ng mga hayok na cannibal. Double dead ang tawag don. Kawawa naman ang mga fetus kung totoo man yan.

Mga 8:30 na napuno ang mga bituka namin. Mahirap nang magpakabusog masyado. Nasa plano din ang mag-videoke kaya dumiretso kami sa isang KTV bar. Pagkapasok pa lang, order agad ng Red Horse para pampatunaw sa kinain namin. 

Nagsimula na rin ang biritan. Kanya-kanyang trip at kanya-kanyang pili ng kakantahin. Umabot lang naman sa 50 plus ang kanta. Di nga maubos-ubos kaya panay extend at order ng beer. Sanay din sa tunggaan ang mga katrabraho ko. Yong tipong di nalalasing sa ilang sets lang ng Red Horse. Di ko nga alam kung ipagpapasalamat 😆 ko yon o ikalulungkot. 😦

Ala-una natapos ang napakahabang videoke showdown. Natapos din kasi minadali nila. Intro pa nga lang ang nakakanta eh may pipindot na sa stop. Pero di pa rin natapos ang good times. Medyo bitin pa raw kaya nag-change venue kami. Bar-hopping kumbaga. As usual, lasingan pa rin ang inatupag ng mga lasenggo’t lasengga. Nakuntento rin kami sa wakas at naghiwa-hiwalay na kami nang mag alas singko (Yes, inumaga kami). May mga amats na kaya pagewang-gewang na sa kalsada. Nakakagutom uminom kaya kahit na hilung-hilo na kami eh nagawa pa naming dumaan sa Jollibee. Don kami nagpalamig at nagpalipas ng kalasingan.

Tirik na ang araw nang makauwi ako sa boarding house. Shet! Nakatulog pa ko sa traysikel kaya minalas na mailampas. Halos magkandaduling na ako sa paglalakad. Pilit kong pinigilan na bumulwak ang kinain at ininom ko. Nakakahiyang sumuka sa kalsada. May konting hiya pa kong naramdaman kaya pinigilan ko na lang.

Antok na antok na ko nun. Kaya pagkabukas ko pa lang ng pinto eh hilata agad. Parang napakabigat ng ulo ko. Ganito ang gusto kong break. Have a break, have a beer! Yong halos ma-“break” ang ulo ko sa amats at sipa ng Red Horse. 😎