Love in LRT

Never have I seen a love as passionate as the one I witnessed a few days ago. Rarely do these moments get captured, since most of them happen in the most unlikely places six feet above ground. I just could not believe what I saw. Perhaps, I really was seeing the heart of the guy, pounding vigorously as they held hands together by the train. They were not minding the other passengers around them. Even the pilot’s tireless announcements of “kumapet laang pu tayu sa mga sipty handrils” – pronounced with mixed Batangueรฑo and Visayan fashion, was of no effect at all. I don’t consider them one of those local PDA couples you see around, though. They just had their own world that time.

With my camera in hand, I gathered much strength and confidence to control my sweaty hands as I took a picture of them just before I got off the train. Luckily, I got a shot. And should I say, it’s the rarest and perhaps one of the best captures I’ve ever had in this camera. It was absolutely perfect.


Don’t they just look nice?
Now that’s what I call, creative.

Sorry for such a lame post. I just can’t help but make a short story out of the picture. Credit goes to the artist of this image, who made it for advertising purposes. Probably he/she also came from Instituto Cervantes, (the one advertised) a 1991 Spanish organization which already had its branch set up at the heart of Ermita, Manila in 1993. Well then, I guess I’ll be promoting them here in my humble abode as well.

So, you just wasted your time reading this one, eh?

24 Responses to “Love in LRT”


  1. 1 xienahgirl December 26, 2007 at 3:00 pm

    aww.
    akala ko naman totoo na
    dun mo ako nahuli dear๐Ÿ™‚

    sabi ko sa isip ko
    ang galing naman ni dear
    nakuhanan ng picture

    tapos eto pala?!!?!?!๐Ÿ™‚

    magaling magaling magaling

  2. 2 Dan Hellbound December 26, 2007 at 5:09 pm

    I always get to see those ads since I use the LRT train most of the time in going to school. The design and the message got my attention, especially the photo featured there. The organization is promoting Spanish/Latin American language and culture, right? I would love to know more about it.

    Nicely written, bro. You got me there. LOL.

  3. 3 aya December 26, 2007 at 5:34 pm

    hahaha. huli na naman ako. nice.๐Ÿ˜›

  4. 4 Arnel December 26, 2007 at 6:47 pm

    xienahgirl – haha sa wakas dear nahuli kita.๐Ÿ™‚

    Dan Hellbound – yes, they are. you can come to their establishment at tm kalaw street in ermita. go down to UN station.

    aya – kelan ba hindi? hahaha.

  5. 5 patty December 26, 2007 at 9:06 pm

    hahaha! kala ko naman totoo.
    anyway, hope you had a wonderful christmas!:]

  6. 6 tina December 27, 2007 at 11:52 am

    Hehe. you had me once again! haha.

    Merry Christmas!

  7. 7 Arnel December 27, 2007 at 12:43 pm

    pam and tina – merry christmas too.๐Ÿ™‚

  8. 8 eric December 27, 2007 at 2:26 pm

    now you’re starting to be ‘seriously joking.’ nicely written.

  9. 9 meg December 28, 2007 at 11:21 am

    hahaha. thought it was true

  10. 10 Padre Salvi December 29, 2007 at 1:55 pm

    ako rin. nalinlang.

    wala kasing ganyan sa mrt eh. yung picture lang ni will devaughn ang nakikita ko.

  11. 11 jau December 29, 2007 at 8:45 pm

    as usual, you got me there. =P
    updated my blog for the first time in years. haha.

  12. 12 Arnel December 29, 2007 at 10:42 pm

    dami na ko nahuli. lol. tama na to. hahaha.

  13. 13 abram December 30, 2007 at 7:10 am

    hahaha… nasa ibang mundo nga cla… way away na mundo… hashaha… merry xmas and a happy new year…

  14. 14 gyk December 31, 2007 at 12:54 pm

    oooh. i thought it’s real people talaga..

    ahaha

    hapy 08 arnel!

  15. 15 Joe December 31, 2007 at 1:54 pm

    OK to ah. I’m a sucker for romantic moments. Pero ayos lang. Nicely written! Hehe.

  16. 16 icarus05 January 1, 2008 at 12:29 pm

    Apir @ Joe!

    Grabe naman! hahah! Alam mo naman na basta lablayp, nandun ako haha! =))

    Happy new year paps!

  17. 17 pam January 1, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    eto talaga. hehehehe.๐Ÿ™‚ adik!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  18. 18 Arnel January 2, 2008 at 10:12 am

    hahahaha. happy new year everyone.

  19. 19 finch January 7, 2008 at 3:28 pm

    lolrofl! what the @##$%%^^ hahaha well done =) kudos to you man !

  20. 20 mar January 16, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    wahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…..u got me there…..hmmmm

  21. 22 Layla February 1, 2008 at 8:01 am

    totally great concept.๐Ÿ™‚

  22. 23 dakilang tambay February 1, 2008 at 2:46 pm

    kala ko may tunay na lovers sa lrt.. hihi.. pero maganda ang shot ha.. galing.. salamat nga pala sa pagbisita sa aking tambay.. apir tau!


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