Project Breaking Down Barriers: The adventure of getting to Fang-od’s

Day 3 of our trip.  After eating breakfast, which our host family prepared for us, Tara and I went on to pack the things that we were going to bring to Buscalan, where Tara would be getting her tattoo from Fang-od.  Since Fang-od is living up a mountain, I suggested to Tara that we just bring my bag and have her stuff inside, too.  Then, we could request Manong Francis to carry it for us on our way up. (more…)

0 Comments
Getting to Tinglayan, Kalinga
Hanging Bridge in Tinglayan, Kalinga

Getting to Tinglayan, Kalinga

Truth be told, I think I was having a tinge of anxiety due to fear and uncertainty. See, this was my first time to do legit backpacking. Being so used to traveling in a comfortable and well-organized way, this trip gave me jitters. BUT, I took the plunge because I NEEDED IT. I needed to be brave, to do something big. Being in a place in my life where everything seemed like a blur - like I was just reacting to what life threw at me - I grappled for direction, desired for a plan. I aimed for control. Taking this trip was my way of taking the reins back in my life.

0 Comments