“Potipot Alone Travel”

I have been doing some exploration of features of WordPress and came across this part wherein they show you which search strings led to your page. I’ve got very few but I was ‘touched’ by this tag on “Potipot alone travel”.

I do hope that person who searched for that found inspiration from my entry on what to me is one of my most peaceful beach trips. And this good news right on time when it has almost been a year since I was first there. See entry here. 

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[Magalawa Island, Palauig] : Lazy Weekend

For each beach has a character, this an island of contradictions.




Weekend spent in this island, which I said is one of contradictions with its interesting history of land dispute yet it is inhabited by an adorably protective community of beach dogs (two of which we shared our junk breakfast with), fishing community friendliest to non-locals and based on our experience, best neighbor guests generously giving us background music that are versions of Eraserheads songs. While we have proven that the reviews are true that the land is also home to those insects called “anik-anik” and maybe some sand creatures too, this beach trip I could say is worth it. I rarely comment about the water and the sand so I wanted to share more of the vibe which made us just unusually lazy that weekend in our spot by the hammock we attached to this tree with seemingly trapped spirits. Read up for more stories and snapshots!

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[Kota Kinabalu] : Town just got smaller on last day

A despedida that includes going up, down and around entire town. – 08.25.14


In my lens, town literally got smaller as I took that early morning walk up the hill to see the city from what is supposedly its one highest point that gave view to an interesting mix of trees, buildings, sea and those many streets I have walked. This view came with realization that I am never going to like hiking as a few steps was all it took for me to make me feel really tired and than when going down the hill, an elderly lady proved an even more brisk walker.

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