How Hama Set My Summer

by: Joaquin Acosta, Cityzen

It was a rather sunny Thursday afternoon and I was already quite buzzed. It had been hot the whole day and I had the great idea of cooling down with a cold beer or two. Or five. It wasn’t even Friday and here I was at the side of the road, hailing a tricycle pleasantly buzzed. What was I thinking? Oh yeah, that’s right. I was in Boracay.


I had never been to Boracay before and as soon as the plane touched ground earlier that day all I could think about was relaxing in front of the beach with a cold beer or two. Or five. I guess I was having too much fun relaxing because I didn’t notice that it was already 2 p.m. and I haven’t had any lunch yet. After several rounds of unmotivated requests of “Tara, seryoso, kain na tayo,” my cousins and I headed out to D’Mall to grab some food.

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