“Ate, kuya?!”, loud pleading yells echoed inside the monstrous sea vessel. Those voices in chorus has awaken me from a deep slumber, 'was dead tired and fell fast asleep after the six-hour bus ride from Manila to Lucena City, which on regular days should take three hours only. Heck, it was holy week season, that's why. It was an exodus of commuters on their way to provinces to enjoy the only long vacation of the year. So, I too, took advantage of the long break--away from monotonous corporate job for five years already. I chose my hometown, Marinduque, for some adventures along with my travel buddies.