The most awaited trip of the year has finally happened. Attending and participating at the Yee Peng Festival was almost a year in the making as I booked my flights to Bangkok as early as December of 2015.
Strategically located just a few meters away from the South Cebu Bus Terminal, Southpole Central Hotel was the perfect choice, if taking an early bus trip to popular tourist spots such as Kawasan Falls, Oslob and Moalboal. All of these can be reached via Ceres buses situated at the said terminal.
The sakuras have fallen in Kyoto. But the bloom does not stop in flowers alone.
In a flick of a brush, the magic begins. I closed my eyes and felt the gentle hands of my make-up artist, Saki, as she painted the white foundation called Neri Shirako (oshiroi) unto the canvas—my neck and face.