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Only now that it's swallowed back into the forest do I wish I saw it when it was alive.

July 25, 2013

When we were kids, I didn’t think much about our visits to Surigao (my mother’s hometown). The only excitement I remember about traveling was when we were on the boat. I’d stay up all night staring at the bubbles in the dark water.

There were things that I never got to see. The only time my mom wanted to take me to our ancestral home, I was sick with a fever. They went without me as I slept in my aunt’s house in the city. Only now that it’s swallowed back into the forest do I wish I saw it when it was alive.

Ancestral home swallowed by the forest
Ampalaya in a box
Sunset
Bohol ancestral home
Highway
Ancestral home front view
Feet submerged in water
Rocky stream
Tita Marilyn and Tita Virgie
Tita Virgie blending in the vegetation
Little brother standing in front of boulders
Ocean and silhouettes

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