04/17/2016 liza 2Comment

“And we can still feel the tenderness of mountainā€™s green grasses that embraced our feet as we walk onto it…” The first time I had a glimpse of Batanes from the plane, I can’t help but stare until we landed. I’m stunned with it’s breathtaking beauty and I’m just so excited to experience and look at it closely. The weather is fair but the sun is eye-blindingly bright so I’m wearing my shades that morning. Looking through those dark lenses, I’m seeing Batanes like on a postcard.  It’s just too good to be true! I remember praising God repeatedly for…

03/31/2016 liza

On the day we left Batanes before heading to the airport, our service driver asked us, “Wala na po ba kayong naiwan, Mam, Sir? (Have you not forgotten anything, Mam, Sir?)”, then I replied, “Meron po eh, naiwan ko po ang puso ko (I think… I left my heart)”. Then the driver smiled with pride. I know he is proud. It is true! Batanes with its incomparable beauty is hard to leave and forget. It made us fall in love as soon as we laid our eyes on it and experienced the genuine honesty and simplicity of its people. And…