Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid

My entry for this week’s challenge was framed at the Manila Ocean Park’s walkway during my last vacation to the Philippines in April 2015. I was meekly waiting on the walkway, whose boundaries are marked with railings, for the revered Manila Bay sunset (blog post is in the works) when I noticed the metal grid showcasing an…

A Totally Different Kind of Spa

My recent visit to the Manila Ocean Park with the Tuscano Family last 11 April 2015 made me experience a very different kind of relaxation. It was something that wrung the child-like mirth out of me and the rest of those who were with me on that day. The very first time I visited the…

I Touched The Sun — Literally!

Things had been pretty hectic at work, especially in school, for the past two months. I had a bitter taste of increased workload comprising assignments, deadlines, projects, and program development proposals. (This is from my diary two years ago.) So I thought of visiting what’s considered the heart of the metropolis — The La Mesa…

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

The Manila Ocean Park, which is located behind the Quirino Granstand in Luneta, Manila, was officially opened last 01 March 2008. Since then, visiting the underwater creatures at the oceanarium has been visible on my bucket list. However, it was only by 16 December 2010 that these maundering feet landed there. A big thanks to our big…

Manila Zoo, I Can Talk To Animals

The date was 23 May 2009 when I bugged out the house for our company excursion because I went up way late than expected. Sadly, despite acting like the Juggernaut to chase my officemates for the outing, I dropped in the meeting place alone and all I saw was an empty parking lot – an…