US Interstate Roadtrip in the Middle of a Pandemic

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We did an interstate road trip amidst the lockdown and it was a combination of awesome amazing and overwhelmingly lonely. Awesome because we mostly had the tourist spots to ourselves, therefore, more chances to take photos without any asungot in the background and without the pressure to just click and go. Medyo trigger happy ako sa pagkuha ng pictures kasi. On the other hand, the thing that I love when traveling is also having to see people. The crowd, however overwhelming they are, just gives you good vibes. Diba?

We also expected not to see much people but not that level, even the usual touristy areas were like ghost town, it was almost surreal. I’ve been to New York twice before and I’ve never seen it so quiet and with almost no cars on the road. Of course there are much more people in the other downtown area but Times Square being empty and barricaded by the police is probably no one would have imagined happening before COVID.

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My Solo Travel in New York

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New York is home to some of the grandest skyscrapers, the most famous parks and the busiest streets in the world. I have been traveling to the US for workshops and meetings and all but I never had a chance to do any side trip until this year. It was a quick weekend getaway so I did the “checklist-bilis-kind-of-trip” versus the “chill-ka-lang-besh” na I’m trying to do in my trips these days. Anyways, more reason to go back but for now, let me share some photos I took in my solo travel in the city that never sleeps.

My only solo photo in this trip

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