17 Oct '13, 4am

#throwbackthursday One of the first few posts I wrote about the #Philippines during my Miss Earth stint

Beauty sleep apparently isn’t the order of the day in a beauty pageant. Like Miss Northern Ireland said, “How are we supposed to be beautiful if we’re not gettin’ beauty sleep?!” Especially if we were gonna be meeting our fans today. Haha. Not that we KNEW about the welcome reception that awaited us. We were told to dress comfortably in jeans and a red Miss Earth top for our flight to Laoag. Emblazoned on the front our mini tops were the words “I am Miss Earth”. As if the green sashes proudly declaring our the pageant and our countries weren’t statement enough. Haha. Naturally, a bunch of already tall girls pottering about with luggages on tall heels attracts attention. But with the eye-catching red tops and green sashes, we were suddenly celebrities in the local airport. I cannot even begin to describe the attention we got. We thought the picture taking was crazy at the M...

Full article: http://dweam.com/2009/11/05/laoag-loves-us/

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