Travels, Philippines, Bohol

Day-Touring Bohol: Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Loboc and More!

I had 3 flights to Bohol that all got cancelled for various reasons - budget, leave not approved, and that earthquake. Finally in between the Christmas and New Year holidays of 2015, I hopped on a plane by myself and headed to Tagbilaran. But actually, Mary was already waiting for me there since she spent… Continue reading Day-Touring Bohol: Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Loboc and More!

Travels, Negros Occidental

Negros Series: Wandering Around Mambukal – Bath Houses, Butterflies, Hot Springs and Boats

In the morning following the 7 falls conquest, I walked around Mambukal at 6am┬ásince I wasn't due to leave until about lunch time. The Ishiwata Bathhouse was a little eerie during that moist Monday morning. This Roman-Greek inspired structure has been there for 85 years and was named after its architect Kokichi Paul Ishawata. The… Continue reading Negros Series: Wandering Around Mambukal – Bath Houses, Butterflies, Hot Springs and Boats