Thursday, December 13, 2012

Iloilo: Batang Pinoy National Champs 2012

Just came back a week ago from accompanying a daughter to Iloilo for the Batang Pinoy National Championship.  It's J's first time to travel for a swim meet, and she was naturally excited for it.  The 5-day sojourn practically seemed like a mini-vacation for her.  Imagine, not having to go to school, and being in the company of her good friends.  What more can a girl ask for? 

In a way, it was also a vacation for me... 4 days of not having to drive/tutor/cook.  Could pass for a bakasyon grande... hahaha!
grabbed from my daughter's instagram photos
On the scheduled day of the opening of the Batang Pinoy games, Typhoon Sendong was also expected to make landfall in the Visayas, causing not a few athletes to be stranded in their hometown.  Hence, the games had to be moved a day later, leaving us all with a free day!
Inspite of the typhoon warning and the storm signal that was raised all over the Visayas, the sun dominated the sky in our part of the province.

Instagram photos from the daughter's phone.
 Photo-op with Akiko Thompson after the awarding.
And before you now it, we are on our way homeJust as well, since I was starting to miss the husband and two younger ones already.:)

 Next post:  Where to stay and eat in Iloilo
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Jen Laceda | Tartine and Apron Strings said...

Congrats to J's awesome achievement! She's a wonderful young lady! Looking forward to Iloilo posts. I've only been once, right before I moved to Canada...!

Pia said...

{love} {joy} {peace}


♥ Merry Christmas! ♥

peachkins said...

Merry Cristmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family, Tina!

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