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Cagayan De Oro City

A night to remember


September 10, it was my last day of work. Checked my phone and shows 1 text message. It was from Chard. "Dili ka mo anhi CDO? mag camiguin mi ugma.". I thought about it for a second, realized i'll be off for 4days. Why not? Immediately ran back to my workstation and checked on fares to CDO. I found a cheap fare but I have to travel overnight via boat on friday at 8pm and will arrive CDO saturday morning. I guess t's the cheapest way to do it so I decided, I'm going to CDO this weekend.

After shift. 7am friday morning. Had breakfast with my friends. Went to SM at 10am, bought a roundtrip boat tickets and went home right after. Packed up my things, slept at around 2pm... Woke up 6pm had a quick light dinner and bathe. Was running late so took a cab to pier 4. Boarded the boat 730pm. Was suppost to leave at 8pm but the boat left the port almost 9pm. Stayed on an open cafe at the very back of the boat and lighted a cigarette. It was nice to look at cebu lights reflecting on the water. Sent a spam text to my friends in cebu. They we're envious of my trip adventure. Texted my friend Chard and let him know I'll be arriving at 6am saturday morning so they could pick me up.

Arrived CDO past 7am. Chard and Ivy picked me up at outside CDO port. Drove back to the city to have breakfast. We were discussing about our itinerary. They decided to cancel our camiguin trip and go to Iligan instead. Chard has a friend that can tour us to Iligan so I guess it wouldn't be that bad that we had to cancel our camiguin trip since we'll be driving to Iligan. Was excited when they said that Iligan has nice places to explore. I was even excited that the 2hr drive is very relaxing because of the nice views of the ocean and the mountains... We drove to Ivy's apartment, to freshen up and went to CDO's biggest mall "LIMKETKAY" to buy the stuffs that we need to bring for our road trip to Iligan. Went to eat CDO's famous shawarma store. Had a mouthwatering extra hot shawarma for lunch. Arrived back to Ivy's place around 3pm and had a quick nap. Woke up at 7pm. Had dinner at the city's famous barbeque restaurant (forgot the name of the place). Ivy had to finish her report and went ahead so Chard and I decided to go out. Picked up a common friend named Jason and drove to City center. Had 2 sets of beer at Candy's resto. Decided to transfer in a disco bar. Left our ride back to the apartment and proceeded to the disco house,walking. Met Chard's classmate and also my kababata who's now a PBL player Patrick Cabahug. They joined our table, chat with other players. We've had had enough of beers so we decided to go home. Jason had to stay behind because he has to stay with his friends. Good thing we left our ride back in the apartment since we could barely walk straight. We were right across the apartment, Chard ran and crossed the street but before I could follow, a car pulled over infront of me with front windows rolled down. 2 pretty ladies asked me "San ka uuwi?". Too bad I suck in speaking tagalog and replied, "Dyan lang sa tabi-tabi". The car windows rolled back up the and girls left. Waaaa... Not only did I made a fool out of myself, but I miss the chance to meet a pretty CDO local girl. We could have been good friends, I could have invited her to come with us to iligan. we could have made good couple or I could have slept over her place that very night. grrr... Damn I suck!!!

Posted by CEBopaw 08:01 Archived in Philippines Tagged backpacking

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how was you're trip to iligan hope you stopped by Timoga to complete the trip :)

by sylvrp

Yes we did. It was a nice experience. That was the most beautiful waterfalls i've visited so far.

by CEBopaw

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