Thursday, January 21, 2010

This is home

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The best thing about where I live is everything is just accessible. The city, the beach, and the mountain view is just a few minutes away. Of course, the white sand beaches are up north but they're also not that far. But if you're really craving for a spur of the moment beach getaway, there's always Mactan Island, a thirty-minute ride from the mainland. And for cool breeze, there's always Busay to go to. It's very beautiful by day and breathtaking at night. The cool air is not like Baguio but but it's the best that we can get especially if you want to escape the scorching heat of the city. Although the traffic situation in the city is slowly mirroring that of Manila, I am still blessed that I could still get to the office in twenty minutes. tehehe

**taken at mountain view resort, busay, cebu**
wearing a topshop-inspired thrifted floral skirt used as a dress, thrifted knit cardigan, studded follie sandals, vintage belt

7 comments:

pinky said...

Hey dear! I love the floral skirt as dress! I also do that sometimes :))

BTW, you live in Cebu right? That place always intrigues me. I went there only once and stayed for only a couple of days. But I loved it, and I wish to return one day and do island-hopping! :)

Jing said...

i super love the skirt-turned-into-dress. beautiful photos.gwapa!

iamhaidrofilik said...

@ pinky: thank you. :) if you want to do island hopping in cebu someday, i can recommend this www.islandsbanca.com. :)

iamhaidrofilik said...

@ jing: thank you. :) i see you love thrifting too.:) a big yey for all the women who love thrifting. :)

Toni said...

Hi!! glad to have found another filipina blogger and a cebuana at that! :)

am toni btw :) i love your dress! i cant believe its thrifted. dli jud ko ka timing ug in.ana na pieces.. boo :s

iv never been to mountain view resort, pathetic right? hehe. well, there are a lot of beautiful places here that i haven't really set foot in but one thing's for sure though, i've explored every nook and cranny of our little island that is Mactan. i want the mountains for a change! hehe!

LaurenSchoon said...

I love that dress!
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cameraholic said...

I am in love with this outfit. and the shoes too. you look great!! Great blog you got here. Looking forward in reading more!!

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