This is the view of Ortigas / EDSA from my unit. 👍
I transferred to a new place. I used to live in Manila area but I decided to already moved out of there due to a number of reasons. One of them are the train rides to and from Ortigas. Haha.
I spent around 9-10 years of my life in Manila and moving to this side of towm is somewhat a new experience. (I’m the type of person who gets attached to a place. Haha.)
I just got back from Singapore. It’s my first time there and I found the place very (well) perfect. It’s beautiful! Their buildings. Their parks. Their train stations. Everything! I have not seen a single garbage around. Kudos to you Singaporean neighbors.
But while looking at all the grandeur of Singapore, I got mad. Not at Singaporeans but to our own Philippine government.
The Philippines has so much potential.
We used to be one of the best in Asia. (Keyword: used to be.)
I’m mad because how can a government who taxed its citizens more than 32% of their salary not attained what Singapore reached?
I don’t believe our country is poor.
We just have to remove a LOT of corrupt people in the government. Those heartless, greedy, animals.
It breaks my heart every time I see a senior citizen climbs the stairs at the MRT. Because neither the elevator nor the escalator is functioning. Can’t our 32% fix that?
I hate it.
I feel being robbed monthly by paying my taxes. Why?
There are continuous budget cuts on the state universities.
EDSA is still a mess.
And these damn garbage of a train LRT and MRT.
Yes. I’m very not willing to pay my taxes.
Why should I?
So these corrupt government officials can buy their mansions, luxury cars or send their children abroad to study / party?
No thanks. I am not your slave.
Please Philippines. Let us choose our next President / Senators wisely this coming election.
Let’s all feel bad for our country. Let us all feel bad for ourselves.
We definitely deserve better.
It’s not my first time to ride a ferry. I already tried the Bohol to Cebu ferry (aka SuperCat) last November. So when I’m planning my week and realized that I need to ride a ferry going to Bacolod, I felt a little excited. I’m in Iloilo for a business trip and I also need to go to Bacolod on the same week. It would be more convenient to ride a ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod. Plus, I have no choice. A flight between Bacolod and Iloilo does not exist.
I opted to ride FastCat since they have an 8pm trip. Long story. Let’s just say I need to do a lot of things before leaving Iloilo. Haha 😬
(Sidenote: Notice the crescent moon. I guess at this point, you know I have this thing for the moon.😬)
I’m actually just asleep the entire time because I need to conserve my energy since I still need to do a report after arriving at the hotel. (Trying hard not to rant now. Haha 😑)
Yey for a new life experience! 😬
While walking home, I noticed that the moon is full tonight. I have a thing for the full moon so I had this urge of getting my camera and taking a picture of it.
But I realized I’m not that knowledgeable of taking night pics (damn you ISO! Lol).
Congratulate me guys. Haha.
I actually have pulled this off. Well. Sort off. Haha.
One of the reason why I bought a good camera is for me to have a good shot of the Milky Way from our place so I really need to know how to do night photography. I hope I can squeeze enough time from work to learn how to do this though.
Wish me luck! 🙂