Backpacking Through Ilocos

As much as I’d like to tell this story in detail, I don’t think I have an interested-enough audience to stick with it. But let me tell you, A LOT has happened in this trip. It is one of the most memorable trips I’ve ever had – complete with all the highs and lows. I’ll try to keep the story short, please bear with me. Also I’ll provide the original itinerary and a tally of expenses and some contact numbers below.

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The Deep, Creepy Waters of Lake Pandin

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My girlfriend came from night duty so she didn’t have any sleep. I only had 2 hours of zzz before I packed, showered and left to go to her house Thursday morning. When I got there, she was eating breakfast, still in her pambahay clothes. We discussed whether to do it today or tomorrow, because obviously, she’s needs some sleep. Yet she pushes to do it that day. I wait for her to get ready and we set out at 11am. Continue reading