I officially arrived to the land of my mother and father's on January 26th, 2010. It took me 33 years to do it but hey, I made it. While waiting for our bags, seeing my Filipino country-men and hearing the familiar Tagalog accents eerily made me feel like I was back home, living with my parents again.
Another notable moment (and there were many) that I remember from my last ride through the Terrai districts was the never-ending road construction. Roads and more specifically along the road side, mounds of earth were …