TARLAC ROADTRIP

So I woke up very early today because we’re going on a trip! YAY!

 

I realized that TJ’s birthday is coming, it’s on Wednesday next week. So I planned to pay a visit this weekend because I might not be able to take a leave on that exact day. Saturday is no good as I had a Korean language class. So Sunday it was set.

I originally planned to go alone, because uhm well, I didn’t know if anyone would be interested to travel with me around 3-4 hours north (and back) just to see me cry. And besides, it is family day, so I figured it would be hard to invite people. But lucky me, I found some friends who readily volunteered to go with me when they learned about the trip. They are my classmates from MS Finance, Merika, James, and Lai.

Even more luckily, James has a car, so it was much more convenient for us. We were able to locate the cemetery without having to transfer from vehicle to vehicle. And we were also able to have some private (read: juicy) conversations, plus good weekend music. Plus, we were able to have a sidetrip to Isdaan in Tarlac! I have passed by this place many times and I had always wondered how it was to dine in that charmingly interesting place. Now I know. πŸ™‚

 

Ramos, Tarlac

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Happy Birthday Ga!

Happy Birthday Ga!

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Of course I cried! A lot.

But the presence of my friends made the experience much less dreadful.

 

 

 

 

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Isdaan, Tarlac

The View

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Lovely view

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The Dining Experience

ceiling fan to beat the heat

ceiling fan to beat the heat

Lai, James, and Merika

Lai, James, and Merika

With performers

With performers

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Boodle Fight!

Boodle Fight!

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Men on stilts

Men on stilts (and other performers)

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The Cathartic Smash-a-ceramic Corner

(I don’t know what it was officially called but I know I have read about this somewhere, or maybe seen it in a movie)

 

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We insisted Lai to have a go.

Lai releasing all that angst... Hehe

Lai releasing all that angst… Hehe

We bought her mugs so she could smash it to the wall (and hopefully make her feel better)

We bought her mugs so she could smash it to the wall (and hopefully make her feel better)

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Don't cha mess with me!!

Don’t cha mess with me!!

 

Goodbye Isdaan!

You are not cheap, but the experience (and the escape) was worth paying for.

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Another quick stopover for some dessert

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Sandal-Hilik

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It was a tiring trip, but really, I had fun.

And I was so glad that I got to visit TJ. πŸ™‚

 

Thanks a lot Merika, James, and Alyssa! πŸ™‚

 

Until our next get-together. πŸ™‚

 

 

 

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About lonewulf

I am a self-confessed 'jologs', a country boy who now works in the big city. I studied Applied Math, and am now completing Finance while working as a risk analyst. I feel extremely happy whenever I dance, draw/sketch, and write. I also like to read books, eat (not fruits, or vegetables), sleep, and travel.

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