Tuesday, April 10, 2012

MLM: Holy Week 2012


Now I’m back from my hiatus, how’s your long weekend? We had a blissful week, finally we we’re able to rest in my grandmother’s house, sort of staycation. Here’s the summary of my holy week.

Holy Thursday

We stayed in the house to finish our household duties before going to my grandmother’s house. We cleaned the house, finished the laundry and ironed all clothes. Quite tiring but we did not mind because we will be having our much awaited staycation.

Good Friday

As expected, we went to Caleruega, we left early to avoid the traffic. Surprisingly, there were more people who visited Caleruega this year compared to our previous trips. It is really hard to take pictures because you have to wait for your turn. =)


Then we went to Victoria, Laguna where my grandmother lives.

Black Saturday

I’m enjoying my staycation when all of a sudden my husband wanted to go to nearby falls. This is really an unplanned trip because we don’t have any swimwear. We left the house after lunch without a map; we just ask questions along the way.

Our joy ride brought us here,

Nagcarlan Church


Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery


and finally Taytay Falls or Majayjay Falls


Easter Sunday

My grandmother was wondering why we have an extended stay because we used to “eat, sleep and run” the following day. Whenever we visit her, we will just eat merienda then dinner, sleep, eat breakfast and go home so this was the first time that we really stayed long.

But we really enjoyed our stay; it is our sweets escape away the hustle and bustle of the city. You can have a good sleep without aircon and we even turned off the electric fan. Of course, it’s not all year round, there are days that it is really hot but during our stay, we’re blessed with good weather.

view at the back of  my grandmother's house
view from our room


My husband loves to stay here because he can have a good rest and there are times that he will suggest to visit my grandmother.

Hubby: hon, punta tayo sa lola mo.
Me: bakit? Ano gagawin natin dun?
Hubby: matutulog
Me: matutulog? Pupunta tayo dun para lang matulog?
Hubby: para maiba naman. =)

And of course he loves my grandmother’s dishes. We always look forward for ginataang fish and vegetables. To tell you the truth, we gained pounds again during our staycation. 

As much as we want to extend our vacation we have to go home. We dropped by at Isdaan to check the place but we left immediately when we saw the crowd.


Day of Valor

Back to reality, household duties again and time to finish our errands. 


Linking to Memory Lane Monday




33 comments:

  1. Back to reality na nga mommy mich. Back to work again, nakakatamad. haha... kelan ba ulit ang long vacation? hehe.

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    1. naku sis, ang tagal pa, AFAIK aug. 25-27 pa ang next long weekend.

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  2. haven't seen any REAL FALLS in my entire life here on earth :(
    Isdaan? I've been to Isdaan Tarlac a few times, but I just here na meron na nga dyan sa Laguna... how far is it?

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    1. really? ok ang falls lalo na pag summer. more or less 2 hrs away from manila yung isdaan- victoria, laguna.

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    2. opppsss... *heard pala, not here... hahaha!
      malapit lang pala yung isdaan, mas madali puntahan kesa sa gerona tarlac.

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    3. yup, mas malapit siya, you can also try kamayan sa palaisdaan. mas ok food dun kaysa sa isdaan. =)

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  3. a time away from the city is always a good vacation :)

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    1. yes, sana lang lagi may long weekend. =)

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  4. ang ganda ng view sis sa likod ng bahay ni lola mo,napakapeaceful.parang ang sarap dun magmuni-muni.haha!

    glad you had a blissful week to rest and reflect.now back to normal na ulit tayo.gaya nga ng tanong ng madami,kelan kaya ulit long weekend. :)

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    1. oo sis, ang sarap magmuni-muni and sarap din manood diyan, lalo na pag may nagtatanim and naghaharvest ng rice. =) sad to say, aug 25-27, pa ang next long weekend.

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  5. Back to work indeed. The long weekend just flew by na parang walang nangyari. Hayyy, if only I can just stay at home and earn from online jobs. Hehe! Buti pa kayo, at least you got to escape urban life for a few days.

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    1. ang bilis nga e, tagal pa ng kasunod na long weekend.

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  6. ang sarap pag ganyan lng sis no? kaso back to normal na tayong lahat hehe..

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    1. sana laging may long weekend kaso anti-long weekend ang admin ngayon. =(

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    1. ok ang roadtrip namin kasi walang kaming traffic na naexperience.

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  8. Wow, wish I was able to go to different places for the Holy Week too. Staycation mode lang kami sa bahay eh, but I'm quite happy I got to bond with my sis ^^

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    1. staycation lang din plan ko, biglaang trip lang yung falls. =)

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  9. yan ang scene (sa lugar ni lola) na sobrang namissed ko talaga :( Haaaay...

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    1. how i wish, wala na magtayo na bahay dun para ok pa rin ang view namin.

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  10. Fun fun fun, pero like you back to reality na rin kami...

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    1. bilis ng vacation. =) back to school naman kami ni ethan.

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  11. i didnt know there's a place called isdaan. i thought its from outside the country like bali, indonesia. =)

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    1. yung design kasi nila kakaiba, may buddha pa. =)

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  12. Staycation lng din kami since ayaw nmin ng traffic. Hubby started his leave Wed plng pero nakalarga kmi Saturday. We had a quick merienda to Tagaytay then back to bacoor na ult :)

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    1. swerte namin sis, wala kaming naecounter na traffic. =)

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  13. I envy your Holy Week because you were able to spend it that nice with your family. Me, I stayed at work, doing overtime works. However, I didn't complain because my work helped a lot of people during the Holy Week who needed our service :)

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    1. that's one of the advantages of being a full time mom but when i was still working, i also work during holidays.

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  14. i must have revisit caleruega too. soon!
    seems you had a good and meaningful holy week memories. ayos!

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    1. yup, we enjoyed the long weekend. =)

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  15. I suddenly miss Caleruega. I've been wanting to visit the Church with boyfie. Hopefully, soon! Btw, nice photos!

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  16. very familiar tradition :) we used to visit quite a few churches during Holy Week too and that going out to a beach or swimming as a family during Easter in Phil. Thank you for joining MLM sis!

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