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
Warning: There is small bit of nudity. and lots of photos
Banaue and Batad (Luzon):
Zewei has arrived! That same day after her 14 hours plus flight, we took an interesting 9 hr bus ride to Banaue. In the past 3 days, ze-wei hasn’t had one nights rest in a bed, and we decided to climb many steps and mountains to the rice terraces.