3 Months of Georgia

The plane will fly without me. If not for the 2 month extension, I would be death bored in the 14 hours flight bound to Korea right now, instead I’m still in my luxurious hotel room, right in the middle of suburb Duluth, listening to my all time favorite 80’s love song with Spotify. Ohhhh life! You always seem to go where I want you to. I’m thankful for you and your designer of course. 🙂

It’s Saturday, not a normal one, because I’m in the room despite the good weather, typing this monologue in my brother’s capricious touch screen notebook. There’s really something about me today because my feet is not itching…the wanderlust is off. This is rare so I’m taking advantage by catching up with the things on my list. Starting with clearing my packaging stuffs, then collecting receipts, organize things…put up “Memories of Georgia” photobook checklist, update travel blog, post something personal in kring4life and so on. And I’m making good progress.

The checklist for the photobook is done. And just realized that I was not slacking in posting my touristy affairs after all. I just had 5 wanderlustful escapes and everything is covered here. 5 touristy escapes in 3 months in a foreign land. Ohhh! It doesn’t sound so good. But then again, you have to consider all the angles before thinking I’m slacking. Haha!

You know I never give up on wanderlust. It’s just that it’s extra effort to make wanderful escapes here. No companions. No transportation. And money seems too good to be wasted. I haven’t been bored though. I always have things done every weekend and pictures for everything.



See the chart that’s what took most of my time. I’m done telling you about my escapes. In the coming days, I’ll be talking about the people I’ve met and known here. Knowing people and connecting is a must for wanderers…I haven’t been to many places yet and despite my seemingly sociable aura, I sometimes still feel awed about how easily I get along with new faces. 😀

That’s it for now. Till my next un-itcy-feet days…

Out of State Escape to Tennessee

Can capturing every possible views of a place even if you’re not part of the picture be considered growing up? This is the first time since I’ve started wandering that I’ve thought of just taking the views regardless if I’m in there or not. It’s no longer about me in places….but the places I’ve been and the people I’m with. 🙂 Well, you might see less of me on my travel pictures soon…it’ll be more of the views…and the smiles of the people I’m with. It’s not an easy decision but a wanderer has to make some sacrifices too, right? This is mine. 

So I’ve been out of the Philippines for about 2 months now…and realized I’m really just overacting when I thought it would feel like forever. Thinking it wouldn’t be easy to change routines and be away from people I draw my strength from. Fearing the new companions and the changes I have to do to to be comfortable with everything. Well, I maybe am underestimating myself…because everyday, I can’t be thankful enough for all the things I have here. 🙂

Last June 22, with a less than a week preparation, Tita Susan took us to our first out of Georgia state trip. Yay! Hello Tennessee. It was about 2 hours drive and I’ve been awake for the entire time hoping to capture some views. Unfortunately, I wasn’t on the window seat. Arrived in Ruby Falls around 11 AM, the ticket cost 17.95$ tax excluded. We spent 18.50$ in all.

We thought of dropping by at Rock City too but decided Ruby Falls was enough. To kill some more time, we went to the river around Tennessee Aquarium and took some more memories. Tita then treat us ice creams and splits at Coldstone after. We enjoyed chatting over the delicious dessert.

See the fun I had in the following collages.

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Trippers from Left to Right, Top to Bottom: Ken, Baerz, Jayson, Julie, Meh, Beth, Jake, Tita Susan, Bart
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Mandatory touristy pic! 😀
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And…the journey began!
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Done with the underground views…

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