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The City as an Impetus of a Deadly Sin


If Singapore is a deadly sin, I would name it Envy because of the feeling this city stirs in me every time I step on its soils. The mall-like atmosphere of Changi Airport, tree-lined highways with flowering plants in the middle, and … Continue reading

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The Singapore Pub Crawl


Smoke permeates the air. I initially felt out-of-place because I don’t consider myself a party boy; You see that girl from Sweden – what’s her name again? Ah, the music is too loud. Conversations are merely punctuated by smiles that … Continue reading

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Solitude and Disappointment


I woke up this morning with a slightly heavy head from the drinking session with colleagues last night. Despite not feeling well, I went around the resort area as planned. While the following photos might look ‘inviting’, this is not a place … Continue reading

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War: Midnight of the Soul


“How many kinds of animals can you kill with your hands?”                                      – Michael Herr, Illumination Rounds I. The Tunnels If courage has a physical form, his is contained and manifested in a slender frame and a slouching posture; a … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Songkran


Khao San Road, Bangkok – He arched his back. A steady stream of ice-cold water had hit him. As he turned to look for the culprit, another jet of water went straight to his face. Even with blurry vision, he was sure … Continue reading

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Camiguin as a Mysteriously-Veiled Woman


It’s raining. The ferry from Balingoan slowly pierces the veil-like fog that partially covers the view of Mt. Hibok-Hibok from a distance. A teary-eyed, seasick boy of about seven is constantly directing his little mouth to a plastic bag while his … Continue reading

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