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THE SWEET CONFESSION OF A BITTERGOURD



I thought love is sweeter than choc'late
That was good even on the expiry date,
Flavors make it a little bit sweeter
But Choc'late aren't all sweets, some are bitter.


Like choc'late love isn't always red Nor pink
There's pain and disappointments that make you sink,
Does love remain whatever it takes?
Or memories curving heartaches?


No one notices the sadness that seems never ending
Pain remains silent, i was bleeding,
They said it was good and tasty
As it tasted some were crabby.


Love may seem unfair
I'm scared and again try not to dare,
I make fun of the love that display
And think that they'll break someday.


Resentment hunts me in my dream
For the love once I gave on him,
Fear of the same pain lives in me
But there's a lovely truth inside of me.

There's a face that i can draw even when i close my eyes
Though his heart is cold as ice,
I love the pain he brought to my story
And how I feel that our company looks funny.


My heart dazzling to old couples
Looking at him my joy is like bubbles,
Wonderful but may end in one blink
Because he likes another girl to link.


Thou bitterness lingers in my words
In my heart I'm connecting love cords,
Looking for his attention so as to confide
Someday, i pray we'll collide.


I'm not the one he's praying for
Nor the one he's wishing for,
But There's joy coming from our talks
I don't want to assume because we're folks.


I wasn't the girl who would beg for his love
Or confess to him to make a move,
I'm the girl who would wait
But believed that my prayers would be answer along with faith.


He or you might find me talks bitterly
But just like bitter gourd i'm waiting patiently,
For the brave one who will enjoy to taste how sweet i'am
Not with how bitter you thought i become.

WINI MINI DONUTS

    "Plans often fails but unexpected plans succeed- all the time!" Why I said that? Every time I planned with my friends to go somewhere it is not working so better not make a plan. HAHAHA. So here is my unexpected hanging out with my sisters (sister by faith and by heart).

      My friend Abigail invited to this 'new' hangouts they had. I saw their post and it looks Instagramable (that is the best part HAHAHA) and good for my tummy. But I'm with my best friend and we are on our activities on that day. To make story short, Abi and her sister along with their cousin brought us to this cafe - Winidonuts. It is located in Bauan, Batangas. If you face at the church turn right, it is on the second corner of the street.


         The ambiance of the cafe were better than other cafe. It gives you the feeling when you had your day in the school. Yes! It is! Nakakabata! "I feel young - at heart". Small but fit for a small group of friends like I had at this time. With WIFI so don't worry. Comfortable with approachable and friendly staffs. It is clean and fresh as well as their menus. Happy tummy! Good job!


           My friends and I enjoyed our bonding not just because of the good and funny stories we had but because of the food served and the freedom of laughter. Yes, all cafe have freedom too but this one is like we own the shop. HAHAHA. The atmosphere will make you feel home. I love the bacon pesto (lots of bacon and cheese!) and the cranberry tea. Sorry I don't have picture because I was diverted by our funny stories.


          My Friends will kill me for this shot! HAHAHA. 
Good food while having good conversation is what I called satisfaction, both heart and tummy is satisfied! Next time, surely I will come back! (Alone HAHAHA)


Our Class Pictures. LOL! With terror Dean, Find her!


            But, wait, I'm still confused where are the donuts? I didn't see or taste any. Maybe that is one of the reason why I need to go back. 


WINIMINI DONUTS
Unit 1 Porz Bldg. Kap. Ponso St., Bauan
Batangas City, Philippines
Call: (043) 706 9064
https://www.facebook.com/pg/winiminidonuts

PINTO ART GALLERY

      I always wanted to go to 'PINTO ART MUSEUM. Pinto is a Filipino term means ‘door’  It is a gallery that offers a variety of small to gigantic murals and intriguing and captivating collective artworks which project different messages and stories. You can see the reflection of different form of art in all  architectural design of the museum. Each 'door' or gallery is connected through a number of doorways leading to another gallery.

     So my friend Keren, out of nowhere she decided to go in PINTO and have spontaneous day and bring me with her. We looked for places where we should go and we end up in Pinto Art Museum. We both like Pinto. 


The easiest way is to take LRT.


Statue of Philippine National Carabao carrying good to sell.

Am I not their 3rd sister? 



Miniature of a Black castle but in a wood cart.

Beware or be aware of us?


It is a huge property with different kinds of art there are stairs, a lot of doors connecting to each galleries, no air conditioning even fan but natural temperature is enough. The best time to go there is summer or no storms or not in rainy season to fully enjoy the Gallery, but for us our timing isn't kind that day. It rained! and we didn't appreciated much the outdoor.


One of the artworks that I love is this gigantic nest made of zillion threads, Imagine the hands who made this? 



One of the weirdest I ever see.  


  The Brainy Chairs. 

I had fun seeing the paintings closer. 

This one is a real junk and burned motorcycle.


      Pinto is located inside a subdivision in Antipolo City. Entrance if 200php per head but they give discounts to students and seniors (with ID's). They allow photo-shoots but the price is 7 digits up! You have to call them first to ask for reservations.


Food are good with and price too but for us who love to eat and fill our stomach with rice and side dishes I suggest control your stomach and go to nearest restaurant or dining with amazing back ground. This one is in Padispoint.

      Pinto Art Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00am until 6:00pm. 

Pinto Art Museum
(632) 697 1015
Sierra Madre St., Grand Heights Subd. Antipolo City
www.fb.com/Pinto-Art-Museum

TRAVEL UP HIGH TO MASUNGI


Let's travel up to Masungi.


Masungi Georeserve is a sanctuary of wild life, limestones, rock formations and plants. Its is located at Marcos Highway Marikina-Infanta Road, Baras, Rizal.

Masungi is more than 1,500 hectare reserve for a variety of fun adventure spot for hikers, ecotourists and backpackers. Its is a 4 hour trek. But before anything you have to reserve your tour 1 month advance for its strict schedules. Be there 30 minutes before your schedule.They hold 5 tour or more a day that start at 7:30 in the morning. It is a group tour with minimum of 7 persons and maximum of 14.

Bear in mind that it is trekking so bring light, don't bring a lot! You can bring energy bars (chocolates), sandwich, water, extra shirt, camera fully charge and power banks and money! But they provide sling bags and helmet (you have to return when tour is done). And you have 2 500ml bottle water free. 

For your food please bring your own trash with you because they are free from trash trace. And don't pick flowers or any, it is prohibited.

You also need to wear light and comfortable shoes and clothes that suitable for a huge and uphill battle.

You will see breathe taking spots:
Tatay and Nanay limestone peaks, 
Yungib ni Ruben "Ruben Cave"
 Giant Web "Sapot".
Hammock "Duyan" the longest hammock


Tatay and Nanay limestone peaks.



Yungib ni Ruben



Sapot



Duyan


You will not just enjoy but it will add you confidence and made you stronger than yesterday. Be thankful for this things and enjoy life.


The moment when you really want to stay and forget the world.





Guests will re-energize and refresh themselves in a unique cave bar after the trek with cold drink and healthy sandwich.  

Life isn't just about dramas and sweets with bitterness sometimes bringing your life to adventure will add more meaningful and color. By the way, I have Acrophobia or fear of heights.
Thanks to my best friend Nathan for helping to to conquer my fear by bringing me here and also for the some of the photos.


He said 'its the best way to face my fears'. And after Masungi, Hey! I am definitely ready for new adventures.





How to reserve and get here. 

  • Website: www.masungigeoreserve.com
  • Facebook: Masungi Georeserve
  • Instagram: @masungigeoreserve
  • E-mail Address: trail@masungigeoreserve.com

Short and Sporty

   
Hello my dear readers!

      It’s 10:51pm already so what’s makes you awake at this very right moment? Me, I'm thinking what happened to my whole day. Have you ever experience that you are so tired that all you wanted is to lay down on your bed and sleep but you can’t? Your mind is so busy thinking, imagining and reminiscing? Gosh! Why my head and my heart are so wide awake? I want to sleep. I rather choose to gets my heart tired than my body. Let me correct it and tell you why. 

     Yesterday, my friends and I played badminton and bowling. We had a great fun. We went to the nearest court in Batangas City. We played first the badminton for one (1) hour which cost 170Php. Then went to another building to play bowling. One (1) set of game cost hundred and fifty (150) pesos. Not so expensive right? But what I forgot is to warm up my body which give me muscle pain. It’s a very long time since the last time I played the said games.





      Then, mom still asks me to wash our clothes this morning two (2) basket of clothes. Again, I forgot to warm up! So,  my body aches but . Urgh! I’m really tired and my body aches so badly. But no regrets. I enjoyed with my friends. That matters.

    Now, I want to sleep. But here I am, looking backward again playing our memories on my head. 

Are you sporty? 



I'm The Girl But Not Your Girl

       


Behind my wall,
I was a girl, who you like to bully,
 Listen to you when you feel so badly,
Lost my ego just to be with you comfortably,
And stick on you even it sounds carelessly

Behind my wall,
I tried to understand your flaws
I appreciated your simple hello’s
 Ignored the harsh joke of yours
But still I felt that you did was just for a show

On your wall,
I feel so confused with colorful words
You wrapped me that I fell so secured
But unintentionally, I’m so injured
Aren’t you feel or you’re just so scared?

On your wall,
There’s the truth you said
I was so naive but scared
I was shot by your voice, I was dead
Emotionally, terrified with uncured bleed.

Our walls,
I assumed there’s a love battle
Our feelings of wanting to get better
Now the truth chasing what's matter
about the friendship that call to be together.

I’ll try to make my wall away from you. I know you will call me stalker, go! I will not deny. It’s the only way I can do to keep my smile on my face.

WALLING

        We have days that we don't like our personality. We don't like to talk. All we want is to travel with no destination. We want to scream and explain! But we Can't. In fact, I don't know how and why, it is messed just like my mind. It is not easy to keep in silent but we have to. 

I can't turn back the times,
and I admitted that for now you are a chaos on my thoughts
'coz I was a statue when you are there.
You poisoned my heart for giving me wrong signals,
One day, time will come
when we are not too busy, when we are old enough, 
I would run to you 
If it this would be the same
And I would hug you telling I can be the one who will steal your surname.


          For now, I want to you to understand and I will do the same. I will not put in my mind that your words are for me and I don't want you to think that I match my phrases to you. But please, I feel hurt, so please be that way or not.





Sleep Buddy



        I'm still wide awake and just looking at the wall. I don't know why I can't sleep. I'm hugging my sleep buddy sleep y before i go toTeka! Teka! bakit gising pa kayo? Hindi rin ba kayo inaantok gaya ko? At Dahil gabi na at usapang tulugan may nais akong itanong? Anong bagay o gawain ang ginagawa o hinahawakan nyo bago matulog? (Bawal ang bastos)

          Ako bago ako matulog lagi kong niyayakap yung teddy bear ko, gustong gusto ko siyang katabi at kayap yung tipong nasa katawan ko ang katawan niya at yung kamay niya nasa mata ko para sanggahan ang liwanag. kakaiba no? Pero dito ako komportable. Pinangalanan ko siyang Goldie. Na may habang 4 na talampakan, halos kasing laki ko. Binigay siya sa akin 3 taon na ang nakalilipas. Ibig sabihin 3 taon ko na siyang kayakap. At kapag sa ibang bahay ako nakikitulog, syempre parang may kulang kaya unan yung ipinapalit ko habang di ko siya kasama. Hindi ko naman siya pwedeng dalhin e.

            Hindi ako lumaking may teddy bear na kayakap pero madalas ako makatanggap. Madalas kong matanggap e hindi masarap yakapin masyado kasing mabalahibo, gudto ko normal lang. Di konaman pinangarap na may makasanayang kayapa nasanay lang ako simula nang ibinigay.

           Subrang laki ng pasasalamat ko sa taong nagbigay nito. Salamat.



          Pero alam mo ba na noong nag aaral pa ako napadaan ako minsa sa tinadhan ng "bear cuddler" at sinabi ko sa sarili ko kung sinumang magbibigay sa akin ng teddy bear na kasing laki ko, ng bear galing dito papakasalan ko. hahaha Si Goldi galing korea, hindi siya bear cuddler pero yung taong nagbigay sa akin e nauna na akong bigayn ng malaki ding bear galing sa bear cuddler, hindi kasing laki ko pero malaki din. hahahaha 

O di ba? 

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