Breaks and Jaunts, Philippines

Majestic Bloom: The Queen Sirikit Flower

Again, while in Fontana and my friends were enjoying the pools, I wandered around trying to find something interesting. In my wandering around, I noticed a plant with pink petals so I immediately got my camera to take pictures. But when I got close to the plant, I was quite surprised that what I thought… Continue reading Majestic Bloom: The Queen Sirikit Flower

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Breaks and Jaunts, Philippines

Berry Poisonous

"That necklace contains an herb called Vervain. It protects you from being compelled. I wanted to protect you from Damon's influence. But I also wanted to protect you from me." -Stefan Salvatorre Remember the flower I saw in Fontana? I finally know what they are called! Thanks to Chelsea Owens for asking her neighbor what… Continue reading Berry Poisonous

Breaks and Jaunts, Corner of Gratitude, My Quirks, Philippines, Thoughts and Notions

Jacuzzis and Discoveries

The earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo Emerson A recent trip to Fontana Leisure Parks and Casino had me dipping alternately between hot and cold water. I went with my former colleagues who happen to have become my really good friends. I am not sure about the temperatures stated because the jacuzzi was not as… Continue reading Jacuzzis and Discoveries

Breaks and Jaunts, Philippines

Lakawon, Cadiz, Negros Occidental

Lakawon is an island off the coast of Cadiz, Negros Occidental. Its shape is like a banana, giving you a long shore to walk by to enjoy your choice of the sunrise or the sunset (or both!). It has beautiful white sand that can compete with that of Boracay despite being on the coarser side.… Continue reading Lakawon, Cadiz, Negros Occidental