My wife and I knew that upon alighting from the train at Civic Centre Station and having our first glimpse of San Francisco, it was going to be a fun one. Passing by these victorian houses on a cool weather was an ultimate American experience. We knew that seeing the Golden Gate Bridge was the ultimate goal and we decided to not actually just see it. But, to experience it. Since we both loved the outdoors, we decided to bike it. Bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, that was the plan. Continue Reading
Almost all people living in Los Angeles would tell you that LA is not tourist friendly for lack of efficient transport system. Add the fact that the city is one sprawling metropolitan hub. That is why, having a car is must. Though that may be true, it is still possible to visit and experience Los Angeles without an automobile, you just have to know where to go. One place in LA that is full of tourist attractions that do not necessarily needs car is the Downtown Los Angeles.Continue Reading
Later last month, our vacation in California has commenced and we were both thrilled and excited. Our plane ticket was booked months in advance and accommodations were planned ahead of time. Since it was our first time in the United States, preparation was totally in order. Research, asking recommendations from local friends and more research were done to make sure our much awaited vacation will plan out perfectly. After all, we felt like we totally deserved it.Continue Reading
Cold weather, fog, rain, strawberry, grilled corn, lengua, peanut brittle, pine trees, session road, and Marcos highway are just some of my recollections of Baguio City. I had good memories of the place, because I used to frequent Baguio city when I was young up until high school. In fact, other than Manila and my province, Bataan, Baguio city is probably one of my most frequented cities in the Philippines. But that was a long time ago, it has been ages since I’ve last visited the city. And it’s good to finally be back.
I’ve always been fascinated by Man-Made Wonders of the World that I promised myself to visit as many wonders as possible. I have great respect for ancient people who made these great Man-Made Wonders and I’ve always been bemused by their resourcefulness and creativity. I can’t help but think and wonder how they could’ve possibly built such colossal and magnificent structures without the use of modern technology. That has puzzled me to no end.