The great and recurrent question about travelling is, is it worth getting there? I am always ready to visit a new place, always excited to find more things about an unfamiliar area. That is why, when we were informed that we’re going to have an educational trip at Cagayan de Oro, also known as the City of Golden Friendship, I was delighted. I love the road. It may be a little tough on my part because I easily miss my family, but it has been and will remain a great thrill and challenge to me. Though I don’t really get the chance to travel a lot, I always try to enjoy every chance I have. This won’t be my first travel away from Visayas but this will be my first trip to Mindanao. Journeys begin where we think they do. As for me, it all started on that same shuttle on the way to Ormoc, where the 80’s songs on the radio hypnotized me during the travel. All I was thinking the moment the shuttle started its engine was that the following split seconds will be the start of the best split seconds of my life. This is going to be one of my firsts, so, I’m making the most out of it. As we stepped our first foot in Cagayan, it was a whole new place, a whole new language and a whole lot of new faces surrounding me. It was like I was a stranger in a new-found place. Just so you all know I’m having a fieldtrip here! People were staring at us maybe wondering why we’re in a very large group at the very morning. During the trip, we visited different plants and companies located at the area of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. Some of them are the Asia Brewery Corporation, Zest-O Corporation, Philippine Sinter Corporation, Del Monte Credit Cooperative, Mabuhay Vinyl Corporation, Maria Cristina Nature’s Park, Barter Trade, and Del Monte Canning Factory.
Out of every wandering in which people and places come and go in long successions, there is always one place remembered above the rest, and for me, it was the Rafting Adventure Philippines at Brgy. Putin, Cagayan de Oro. It was a...
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