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I had been mentioning here before that we have been into a lot of road trips — unexpected road trips actually. And because most of us, in our circle of friends, are not coming from Metro Manila, there’s no other means for us to enjoy our road trips but to make use of our GPS applications in our cellular phones, tablets and in our laptops.
Cellular Phone GPS
Yes, you heard it! Because the car we used has had no GPS device installed, the newly bought new apple macbook pro of our friend was being utilized as it also had GPS application on it.
GPS, by the way, or the Global Positioning System is a space-based satellite navigation system which helps provide location and even weather conditions. But what this device had provided us was the exact and the shortest possible way we can utilize to arrive in time considering the turtle-like flow of the traffic to where we really would be.
If you haven’t tried the benefits of GPS yourself, then you should now!
When traveling or visiting new places, there is just one thing we always keep in mind — to what souvenir items we can grab from such place and have them as presents to our friends and loved ones. Isn’t it?
Souvenir Items: Sequin Bangles (image from bowsandsequins.com)
Just like the image above, sequin bangles are one of the souvenir items I personally make sure to have in hand as soon as I go home from any travel. And one very fashionable sequin bangles to check out are the Reeds Sequin bangles. Yes, those bangles are very classy and elegant and sure to be loved by anybody especially given as a gift or pressie from travel.
I miss home. I miss the province. I miss my family and everything far from me today. I want to go home but I can’t. I have a lot of responsibilities and obligations to attend to here. And of course, I also need to consider my big boy’s condition — he’s yet too young, still an infant, to experience the uncontrollable change of pressure when traveling by air. I don’t want him to suffer such pain and ear irritants in this early age of his. So soon, maybe, I can let him fly and even travel anywhere he wanted to, but definitely not now yet.
No Travel for me!
Since I really can’t go home, I can’t travel, I just have to make all the best out of this vacation of mine with my barney. There’s no other way to feel much fulfilled than taking care of him as long as I can and as much as I still have enough time to spend with him.
Nowadays, any gadgets have had been included in the list of stuff to bring in any backpacking events. These gadgets include laptops, net books, iPad, or mobile computing devices. One of the reasons for this is for the backpackers or travelers to still be updated with the latest events and happenings even though they are out of town.
Personally, I do bring some gadgets during travels. Aside from the above mentioned reason, this is also for me to back up my photos taken during the travel directly in my laptop or other devices. However, lately, I just have a problem with portable computing device because of the damaged hard drive of my laptop and that, it functions real slow. I still am looking for reliable technician to do my slow computer and fix it then.
As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, hopefully I can join the backpacking travel plans my friends are organizing and by that time also, my laptop will be working fine as well.
When it comes to backpacking, M doesn’t allow me to travel unless he will be there with me. His reason is that he knows how keen am I in packing my stuff and I also have the attitude of having with me all the “extra” stuff which most likely made me bring almost my entire closet then. So if he’s around with me, I have him to bring all my baggage. LOL! But yes, that’s true and I feel so secured also when he’s with me or when we travel together.
Going back to our backpacking plans, this coming October, my friends are already mentioning about hopping to one island near here. I haven’t said yes yet because for sure, I will be hooked to be with my baby then than choosing to experience island hopping. But one thing M still asking me if I really wanted to join my friends — it is about our accommodation. He’s been asking if where will we be staying, what kind of place or if it would be comfortable to take some rest or not. With that being asked, I just threw him a joke that I better have me a portable foam mattresses so he will be calm and assured where I’d be sleeping.
Well, that was just a joke. But he’s really serious in asking and never ending inquiring about how will be our backpacking be. And hopefully, if time and all things will allow me, I can join the group.