I like to think that I am a seasoned traveler considering I have made trips even through inclement weather. My experiences include flying through or in the path of typhoons and voyages through stormy seas. There are also the drives through pouring rain and the braving of flooded roads and streets. I have experienced walking through flooded streets from the time when I was in high school (that was when our place in Cainta started experiencing what are now perennial floods) and traveled in places terrorized by lahar in the 1990s after the Mt. Pinatubo eruption.
We're looking forward to a 2014 and the succeeding years to come when these hazardous trips will be minimized. We are looking forward to flood-free wet seasons when we can relax in the comfort, safety and security of our home. This is mainly because we are moving into a new home early this year. It is a home we were involved in the design and construction and it is built on land that has no history of flooding and is not in the proximity of fault lines like the Marikina Valley Fault that runs along prominent residential areas in Pasig, Quezon City and Marikina.
|Here's to new adventures in 2014!|