People tell me to be happy and everything will be fine, but that’s not the case. Though everything is fine, I still feel sad. I don’t know. Most of the time, I just lie in my bed thinking of nothing and everything. Continue reading “Daily Struggles”
My perceiving nature has always hindered me to keep a blog that I’d use regularly and permanently. I have been trying since high school, and here is my latest attempt to keep one.
This is my first time buying a domain name, and I asked my friends for some advice. I told them I am contemplating whether to register heddgonzales.com or heddgonzales.blog. Some of my friends voted for .com, and some voted for the latter. Still undecided, I rolled 5 virtual dices instead. Continue reading “My Latest Attempt”
I just finished my half-month travel abroad. When I was in Krabi, I tried 4 Islands island hopping tour, and I met two westerners (they are both solo backpackers) who changed my view about traveling.
They do not have fancy cameras. Continue reading “Chicken Island and My Unpopular Opinion”
“If you’re looking for the word that means caring about someone beyond all rationality and wanting them to have everything they want no matter how much it destroys you, it’s love. And when you love someone you don’t stop, ever. Even when people roll their eyes, and call you crazy. Even then. Especially then.” Continue reading “Love and Ted”
Last week, while I was studying at Tambayan Gastrobar in Malate, I overheard a conversation. A Vietnamese guy was asking the waitress how to go to ANZ Makati. The waitress do not know how so I talked to the Vietnamese. He told me what happened. He needs to go to ANZ Makati because he was scammed by a Filipina. I want to share his experience to all the solo travelers as a precaution. Here’s what happened:
I am no hiker. I do hike sometimes, but I do not consider myself as one. I think claiming to be one is a slap in the face of true hikers who spend time, effort, and money.
I decided to join a day-hike tour with a friend. We hiked Mt Ulap, located at Itogon, Benguet. Mt. Ulap is a beginner-friendly hike, having a 3/9 trail class. Most parts of the trail are just like a walk in the park, and I’m not kidding!
Continue reading “Mt. Ulap”