Tag: churches

Day 95: How Travel Plans Push Through Despite The Rain

If there’s a scheduled trip that does not need any excuses, then obviously, the show must still go on! 🙂 A friend arrived here two days ago and I accompanied her for a “church hopping” tour around the province. The rain had no plans of stopping, that’s for sure. Municipality to municipality, our butts got wet, our shoes were drenched, our only umbrella springed on the opposite end – it was hilarious. 🙄 Read more →

Embracing History: A Look at Basilica de Santo Nino de Minor

The Basilica de Santo Niño de Minor is a 16th Century Church in Cebu City which was the first to be built out of earth, nipa, and hard wood. Later, it was remodeled with hard stone. The church was built on the spot where the image of the Santo Niño, a sculpture depicting the Holy Child Jesus found by Spanish explorers in 1565, which was preserved in a burned wooden box that was left behind during the 1521 Magellan expedition. Read more →

Ironic Two-Hour Fast Ferry to Bohol

It was my first time to ride a ferry boat going to somewhere I haven’t laid my eyes on. So there we were at the seaport waiting in line to purchase our tickets, I was very excited and very eager to ride the boat… When I first heard of “Fast Ferry,” I immediately said to myself “Hey. This is great! This will actually take us a few minutes to get there.” Then, when I got hold of our pass, it spelled 2 long hours! 🙁 Yeah, I accepted the fact that it will be, obviously, a long ride to Bohol. Read more →

Cebu to Bohol 4D/3N Itinerary Fail

I was searching for 2009-2010 files from my so-called “travels” and so I browsed through the folders with names like SUMMER_10, OCTOBORA, and worse, GKDST. Luckily, I was able to find some useable images for this blog. I honestly don’t know how to start a “travel blog” entry but I guess this is worth a shot. With that awkward introduction, please forgive me for my “trying-hard” writings – I’m sure it will improve in the long run. Read more →