Saturday, September 20, 2014

if only i could afford a glass house

i had the great fortune of staying in this house for two days because of the generosity of a good friend. with just my salary, i don't think i could afford staying here, considering that the kitchen alone is worth P2.1M.  it was such a beautiful and peaceful place that i didn't mind not visiting any other place in Bohol. the owner is a very sweet, warm and grounded woman who welcomed me into her home. i felt safe.

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maybe when i can afford it, or when i'm close enough to the owner, i can bug her about going back and staying for another weekend.  forgive the really boring captions.


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this is the patio.


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this is the living room leading to the pool.

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this painting was done by the owner of the house for a client who didn't pick it up anymore.


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had i come with my lover (if i had one), this would've been the bed and room where we would stay


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this is the painting on each of the floors of the rooms

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this is the room where my friend and i stayed

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this is the mural in the bathroom

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a view of the staircase and the table by the window. if you look closely, there is a statuette of a little girl sitting down underneath the staircase. i couldn't get her up close without causing danger to myself. i don't know how they put her there.


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this is the staircase to the living room that leads to the swimming pool

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i really liked this table right here by the window.

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this is the lamp by the wall


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this is the day bed right in the living room


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these two were fixtures in the bathroom shelf.

i had a great time.  hopefully, next time, i bring you there with me.  i know YOU can afford it.