Siquijor Diaries Day 2 – Of Sorcerers, Healers, And Potions

On my second day in Siquijor, I wanted to visit the old enchanted balete tree again. It was located in Lazi, just along my way back to San Juan, where the resort I was going to transfer to was located. My guide suggested we drop by Salagdoong Beach first, still in Maria. The beach wasn’t how I remembered it to be. It used to be less crowded, and the sand, finer. There were many tourists when we arrived. Sure, the

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Siquijor Diaries Day 1 – Throwing Caution To The Wind

The last time I went to Siquijor was 3 years ago, May 2015. When the chance to visit the island again presented itself, I had ambivalent feelings. So many memories were created there, mostly happy. After I broke up with my boyfriend of 7 years, the place only evoked pain, and I swore I’ll never set foot on that island again. But my feet was itching to go, and I could hear the waves beckoning me home. Yes, Siquijor was home.

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