EB With Sofie And The Great Surprise

The EB Mania started when kids and I arrived in Manila. There I met real nice people whom I only knew through blogging. Si Sofie naman ay naging kabarkada ko rin sa blog, but we already got the chance to meet personally two years ago kasama si Atinna – isang kabarkadang blogista din na takot daw sa sausage (don’t know which one). From then on, hindi na naputol ang communication namin. Sofie emailed me before she arrived Philippines and informed me that she’s coming to the Durianland to visit us. I thought she was just kidding pero talagang tinutuo niya ito. Hehehe, may word of honor talaga ang bakletang ito. She arrived last May 2 and left yesterday evening. It was indeed just a very short visit and even if kaming dalawa lang…folks believe me or not…we had lots of fun.

Iniwanan niya akong my dark circles sa mata dahil hindi matapos-tapos ang aming kuwentuhan. On May 3rd, we decided to go to Paradise Beach Resort dahil fully book ang Pearl Farm. It was already afternoon as we arrived because we went shopping first. We actually wanted to buy some bottles of wine para dalhin ito sa resort. But I advised her not to because of the outrageously high corkage rate. So ayon wala na kaming binitbit aside from a pack of Puto, Kutsinta and Pili-pili. And guess what, pati ba naman yon ay pinaiwanan pa nila sa reception. Kesyo bawal daw ang magdala ng pagkain sa cottage at kong anek-anek pang bawal. Like hindi rin pwedeng magdala nang alcoholic drinks kahit sa terrace ng cottage. Pero ang hindi nila alam, may nailusot pa rin kaming kakanin na hindi nila nakita during the inspection. Aside from the kakanin, hagikhikan pa rin kami sa cottage namin kahit bawal ang gumawa ng noise. Susme, para naman silang home for the aged instead na resort. I understand that some guests are there to relax, pero paano nalang ang mga guests na katulad namin ni Sofie? Haay naku, basta’t I promised that they will never see our faces there again. Nevahh! May iba pang resort noh?

On our way to Paradise Beach in Samal Island. Medyo malinaw pa ang isipan ko dito.

Kinabukasan…ako po ay natuleleng. Tuleleng na umakyat sa puno ng niyog, namitas…

at ibininta ang Buko…para sana magka-moolah. Pero walang naibinta kaya walang pera.

Pera na kailangan ko sana para pambili ng special Halo-Halo. Haay tsalap.

Pati si Kathleen ay nahawa na rin sa kahibangan nang ina niya at dinilaan na ang karatola.

Si Kulet-Bulelet naman ay naki Limbo na sa mga dancers.

Habang si Sofie ay busy sa kakakuha ng pictures.

Alas tres na nang hapon ng kami ay umuwi kahapon. And as we arrived home…a great surprise was waiting for me. A beautiful bouquet of flowers was neatly laid on our dining table.

And it was from my ever loving husband…

Schatz, du bist einzigartig auf dieser Welt…ICH HAB’ DICH SEHR SEHR LIEB.

Coming up next…EB with Reynz, Malen and Ambo here in Durianland next week!

Beng

Beng Hafner is my name. I am proud to be who I am and I am proud of the way I am. I am alive because I have a lot to live for. I have many dreams that I wish to reach for and I have many journeys to make.

My life is like a soap opera, and you are the audience.

24 comments

  • sarap gn halohalo!! si tiat Sofie, island hopping ha, sarap ng layf ha ha!

    Hola from Holandya!

  • Hi Beng! Finally I was able to trace you again. I found out something…all the while kala ko ikaw din si moderately confused…learned it only from jojo.
    so now I could check on your doings in
    Davao. I posted something in my newly
    created site…para sa mga virgin bloggers!
    hope I could have you there too kahit paminsan minsan. Wow, that’s wonderful
    life you’re having in Davao…have you
    seen some monkey eating eagles lately?
    Hear from you and hope to see you soon.

    Mar Lou

  • Wow did you actually climb a la monkey to get those buko? I’m sure hanggang “red line” lang ako nyan.

    Ate Beng, you’re start getting used to the simple happy life back there.

    “Waving” to Sofie.

    • K, hanggang “red line” line nga lang din ako. hehehe, ek-ek lang ang buko story. ang katutuhanan diyan…ang bukong hawak-hawak ko sa pic ay binta ng resort :).

  • Hi beng, hope u still remember me,friend ako ni jojo na taga offenburg, im new in the world of blogging, seems that you’re enjoying to the fullest your new life in davao, best regards and hope we get in touch soon, we’re in pinas as well on oct till january, tonette from appenweier

  • Hello te beng,

    I’m back in Switzerland. May jet lag pa rin. Ayan, first kong comment to since I arrived here. Di pa nga ako nakakapag-update ng blog ko e. Enjoy talaga ang bakasyon kahit nagkasakit si ako.

    Thanks again for everything. I’m going to miss you and our kuwentuhan till 4am. Kung puwede lang walang tulugan e kaya lang ang byuti natin kailangang alagaan. Hehehe…

    O shya, have a nice weekend my dear! Mwah!

  • wow beng, ang baduy naman dyan sa paradise, paradise lost dapat tawag dyan, at talagang inispeksyon ang mga dala-dalahan ninyo tapos may pulis patola pa habang naghahagikgikan kayo? hmp, manigas sila. pano kung itong mga little kengkays pa kasama ko, baka napatapon na kami sa isang isla ano. pero at least, enjoy naman kayo sa inyong EB, at tama ka, iboycot yang paradise lost na yan. pero inggit ako sa EB ninyo nina reyna, galingan ang emote ha!

  • haha nag kita na naman kayo ni sofia… shame i could not make it
    i was the one making kulit with her na uuwi kami.. nauna pa

    day katleen and g are so happy …

  • LOL Durian candy nanay beng pagbalik nina malen at reynz LOL

    sayang di tayo magkikita “na naman”. may conflict kasi sa pagsali ko sa pinoy idol ang sked ko LOL

    happy mother’s day ate beng. Salamat for being our second momin the blogosphere coming from a proud self-confessed mama’s boy. Bumati lang.

  • Happy Mother’s Day Manay Beng!! Enjoy your DAVAO EB and have a great time!! Shet, pano ba mag-retire sa Pinas.. I am so jealous na!!! 😉

  • Ay ang saya naman! Nice pictures Beng. That’s the joy of blogging, meeting friends na akala mo hanggang sa net nalang pero nadedevelop as special relationship, kakatuwa talaga.

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Beng Hafner is my name. I am proud to be who I am and I am proud of the way I am. I am alive because I have a lot to live for. I have many dreams that I wish to reach for and I have many journeys to make.

My life is like a soap opera, and you are the audience.

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