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Townhopping Project 2014 | Revisiting Places

Here are some southern Cebu photos:
DSC_6937 DSC_6944 DSC_6960 DSC_6971 DSCN7788 DSCN7782 DSC_6984 DSC_6991 DSC_6995 DSCN7809 DSCN7801 DSCN7811 DSCN7852 DSCN7863 DSCN7866-001 DSCN7873 DSCN7877DSC_7035DSCN7871DSCN7886Dry coughing. Feverish. A rather painful lower back. That’s me today. But yesterday. Yesterday was awesome. Perhaps it was insanity for me to cure insomnia with a bus ride.

At two, I fed my litter, left my small place, bought sikwate and puto from Nanay, dropped by at work, startled a girl who was working at an ungodly hour, picked up my camera, borrowed money from my piggy bank, and headed to South Bus Terminal. At three in the morning.

I revisited the places during our early townhopping adventures. Tingko, Alcoy. Poblacion Boljoon. Liloan, Santander.

Surprisingly, I hadn’t townhopped alone. I was always with someone. Tagging someone with me was tempting. But yesterday, I needed space as wide as southern Cebu. I needed space as evolving as the scenes from the bus window.






Jona of Backpacking with a Book

Hi there, I’m Jona! I’m in my early 30s and is currently based in Ha Noi, Vietnam.I primarily write poetry and short stories in Cebuano and lengthy travel essays in English. Blogging has become an outlet to think out loud. I live the life I set for myself. I try to live an unapologetic life. For collaborations, projects, and other things, please email me at Find me somewhere else!

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  1. The photos look awesome (the beaches in particular). I would have never thought about it, but Southern Cebu IS a great place to “get lost in”.

  2. hana banana says:

    Im always a fan of your words 😀

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