A year into COVID-19 and Cebu province has already encouraged local tourism. There were protocols in place when traveling from one city to another such as confirmed hotel accommodation, medical certificates, and the necessary face mask, face shield, and physical distancing.
In a country of coconuts as tropical as the Philippines, winter is something one would like to experience at least once in his or her lifetime. So here I am, someone whose mood is affected by the weather and someone who has always donned a jacket in an airconditioned room; about to experience the first winter of her lifetime.
Straight from work we boarded the Cebu-Iloilo plane in our uniforms. After numerous failed attempts of travelling together, finally we made it happen.
Our Indochina trip is the first international trip that most of our friends have (and that includes me by the way). One of our friends acted as the main organizer of the trip while most of us helped out in confirming our accommodations, places to visit and food to try (I volunteered for the food).
We got soaked after alighting the bus in Bangkok from a ten-hour drive from Siem Reap. At the bus stop we waited until the rain stopped, we were entertained by the bus ticket in-charge.