OMG! I Arrived Cebu On A Cruise Ship!

sinulogI’ve been in Cebu countless times – on several trips with my grandma when I was still a kid; few times when I was in college; lived in the city for few months when I took review classes in preparation for PRC (Professional Regulation Commission) board exam; once with my wife and kids on vacation; two years ago as crew member of a cruise ship; and thereafter, few times in a row – work related or for pleasure. So I would say that I am familiar with almost every corner around the city.
I don’t know how or why but I always find every visit in Cebu interesting and exciting. So when I learned that my next ship assignment had scheduled stopover in Cebu City, the more I became so revved-up and was so excitedly looking forward for that day – never in my imagination occurred that I will be visiting Cebu as crew member of a cruise liner. [Read more…]

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The Sound of Lithuania

klaipedaSa picture na ito ay nasilayan ko ang kultura ng Lithuania through music. Sa picture rin na ito ay nakikita ko ang ilan sa kanilang mga traditional music instruments – instruments na karaniwang ginagamit sa mga important gatherings and events.
First time ko sa port na ito kaya nung sa laot pa lang kami ay nagplano na akong mag shore leave para naman masilayan ko ano ba ang makikita ko dito. Unfortunately, hindi ako nakalabas, hindi ko alam kong tinamad ba ako o hindi ko talaga trip ang gumala sa malamig na lugar. But anyway, whatever the reason is, katawan ko lang ang nakakaalam so dito lang talaga ako sa barko hanggang umalis kami kaninang hapon. And ang dami kong nagawang mga gawain kanina, kahit mga work orders na hindi pa ‘due’ ay natapos ko na rin. Sipag ko talaga ano? Sana walang kokontra… 🙂 [Read more…]