Went to go visit best friend in Peace Corps. We live in the same Visayan Region. But he lives on the west site and I live on the east side. Joe lives in Roxas City, Capiz, Panay Island, where he has a new movie theatre, three malls, outdoor music area, and a nice plaza/ water fountain area.
Sometimes service places us in life changing moments. I hope I learned something about myself and the world around me through these moments. The last couple of weeks have been the most challenging time for me and service. I lost someone, someone who I cared about. And his death had an unusual affect on me, something that I did not expect. Anyways, these are my last words and thoughts to my host dad, tatay Lope. Continue reading
Training of Trainers We each had an extreme “American” personality.
Number 4 (me) was shy.
When we asked staff, “who was the hardest to work with?” All in unison, “NUMBER
Lots of activities and updates:
*Note: I should have took more pictures, but I failed.
We are walking to our private bangka. We ride in style. Thanks to Kat! Continue reading
I did not take a lot of pictures in the end of May. :( My friends have all the awesome photos from our waterfall trip. How did we get there?
- Take a 6AM van ride to Catarman (30 mins. to 1 hr.)
- Then take a 7AM jeepney ride to Allen (~1hr)
- Take 9AM jeepney to Calbayog (1hr)
- Arrive at the beginning of our destination
- Hike 3k in the heat… not bad
- Do some bouldering rock climbing to get to this waterfall