Philippines, Aurora

Baler Series: The Way To The Stunning Dicasalarin Cove

(Updated March 2018) This 2014 trip is my 3rd time to Baler. You can see how I've grown in the photos. Ha!   The first time was in July 2012. It was then when I first learned to surf, and explored the rest of Aurora in just a weekend. The 2nd time was with the… Continue reading Baler Series: The Way To The Stunning Dicasalarin Cove

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Our Brightest Star in the Darkest of Nights : Beng Hernandez' 35th Birth Anniversary

The world has moved on. The rest has forgotten. Some have forgiven. Except for a few. Whatever it is that has happened in the last 12 years or so, the fact remains that then 22-year-old Ateneo de Davao student-on-leave Benjaline "Beng" Hernandez was brutally murdered along with three other companions. Face smashed, shot at close… Continue reading Our Brightest Star in the Darkest of Nights : Beng Hernandez' 35th Birth Anniversary

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Beng Hernandez Would Have Turned 35 Today – A Message From Her Mother

On the 35th birthday of Beng... in a world where we struggle for everything under the sun. The clouds have passed by, and so has Beng's last breath, as if gone with the wind. ON THE 12TH STRUGGLING YEAR FOR PEACE and justice after they were massacred by the state-sponsored terrorism, the struggle remains not… Continue reading Beng Hernandez Would Have Turned 35 Today – A Message From Her Mother

Philippines, Aklan

Boracay Series – The Great Escape from the Metro (2014)

The Boracay get-away was first thought of during our friends'¬†August 2014 mini-reunion with College buddies. Some made it to part 2 of the reunion, and we fused father-and-son tandem Aldrin and Kiyan, life-of-the-party Aki and fresh-from-Papua-New-Guinea Meds with Joy's soulmate Goyt and ¬†my bestfriend Jons. So there we were, 8 fun-loving, adventure-seeking human beings who… Continue reading Boracay Series – The Great Escape from the Metro (2014)