Category Archives: Watching the World

The Cebu Highlands Trail Test Thru-Hike

Hiking in the Philippines Despite being an archipelagic nation, hiking and hillwalking has been relatively famous in the Philippines. Graced with pristine rainforest covers and rough terrains, an ascent to a mountain peak proves both challenging and rewarding.  When I … Continue reading

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Sleeping in Broad Daylight: What I Learned Being a Call Center Agent

Jeepney Slumbers I quickly dozed off after giving my fare and telling the driver where I will be alighting from his jeepney.  I took the passenger seat spot where I could sit down more comfortably in case I fell asleep … Continue reading

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Cookie Cutter Society: Decrypting the Myth of Quarter-life Crisis

“You will flunk one of your college subjects, you will be stuck in an entry level job for longer than expected, you will not be able to afford that home, and you will not find the love of your life.” … Continue reading

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Ngaon Ta Bai! : A Visayan Initiative to Sustainable Food Harnessing

  A Flashback The first thing that comes to mind when talking about organic farming is our own vegetable garden just outside our home in Bacolod.  It is about a hundred square meter lot which my father carefully tilled and … Continue reading

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All In a Day’s Work: An Encounter with a Shellfish Gleaner

He has gone around in the water surrounding the hundred square meter man-made island thrice while we were ready to feed on our grilled pork belly and hot dogs.  We called to him “kuya! kaon ta!” and he just motioned … Continue reading

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I Bet You Won’t Eat Fish: How we could be of help to the oil stricken community

I bet you won’t eat fish after hearing about the two massive marine vessels colliding and one of them sinking to the seafloor.  Your imagination might have lured you into thoughts of fishes devouring parts of dead bodies or drinking … Continue reading

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The Immiscible Culprit: An Ocular Visit to the Oil Spill Affected Shores

While a handful of families still mourn over the loss of lives and unretrieved bodies after the tragic collision of two huge marine vessels at Lawis Ledge, Cebu, dozens of communities are also mourning for their loss of livelihood.  The … Continue reading

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