The end of summer: Visiting Apo Whang-Od in Kalinga

Apo Whang-Od tattoo

How does one’s summer end? Is it the first hint of rain or the sign of morning sun that can wake one’s good sleep? Months ago, a friend planned a trip to Sagada in the Mountain Province, with a short detour to see the oldest traditional tattoo artist in Kalinga, Apo Whang-Od. This was something I’ve […]

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Quezon’s hidden treasure: Golden sands in Jomalig Island

Golden sands in Jomalig island, Quezon

So while I’m waiting for Hali’s photos of past events, I’m going to reminisce a little about our not-so-long-ago visit in Jomalig Island in Quezon Province last April just after holy week. If you haven’t heard of this place, that’s totally understandable and also now that you do, congrats! This place is totally awesome. If […]

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Penitan Bay and Mercedes Group of Islands: Unexplored territories in Bicol

Penitan bay and Mercedes group of islands feature

Hello, world! (A mandatory greeting for first posts and because I’m a programmer, so… *joke dies a silent death*) So, this blog will document my and Hali’s travels, though he is unfortunately not included in this post as he was getting inked by Apo Whang-Od at the time of our trip. We agreed that I […]

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