Ever since I went to Antique and Boracay via 2GO Travel last year, I have always thought that Panay is easily accessible even just over the weekend. If you’re working on a day shift in Metro Manila, you just have to work undertime on a Friday to catch the vessel at nine o’clock and go half-day on Monday. The vessel may arrive quite early in the morning but there’s still the bus ride and, well, it’s supposed to be a manic day. And so when June was approaching, I just thought that I’d bite one last summer escape for the year.
It’s been a month since I flipped another digit. Add a year to that and that brings us to where I was last year. If you still haven’t taken a guess even after reading the title of this post, my, something must be wrong with you, my dear.
And the smile never left my face. That was the only question and answer I wanted to hear when the travel agency called to tell me that my passport was already ready for pick-up. After having been denied of a visa for Japan and even after acquiring one for Taiwan, the fact that you can never really can never can really can tell ever (okay, that was a long one) if you will be granted a visa seems to have traumatized even my hardest bone. In an ambitious plan to give Japan another shot the soonest time possible, I thought of collecting other visas first.