TRAVELING THROUGH SOUTH ROAD
To be considered a highly skilled driver, one must undergo some kind of initiation. One of them is driving from kilometer zero, Luneta, up to the farthest one can get, preferably Mindanao. In my case, I have made the trip almost three times already (six years apart), from Luzon to Mindanao, specifically from Manila to Davao and vice versa, a good 1, 500 kilometer trek for one way. It was an exhilarating experience that for me it has achieved the status of a ritual already. Passing through almost all major provinces in the country, the route of South Road, was for me like a pathway to adventure, a passageway from juvenile wiles to maturity. It was very educational and if one intends to be a rebel someday, the immersion is the principal step! One becomes frustrated how local governments manage the provinces one would pass through.
When I first tried…
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