“A SWEATY PACKAGE; FROM TAIWAN WITH LOVE”
Big horn package: A sweaty package from Taiwan with Love— Package for Juan dela Cruz! The tingling sound of the delivery man echoed as vast as the neighborhood could reached. All of the sudden, the clattering race of the household running down to the door rumbled the floor. A vast smile sprouted upon once face with a trembling hand signing on the receipt.
Lo! What is this? A 6.0 cu/ft – 24″x 18″x 24″, Extra-Large *Balikbayan Box by the doorstep. Cooperatively, handful of excited arms embraced cautiously the heavyweight box towards the house. The whole craving spectators circling the thing patiently waited while the in-charge carefully unstitched the adhesive on the crater of the sizable parcel.
Behind The Highlights
The shiny gadgets (laptop, PSP, cell phones, etc.) costing several months of vending laundry service in the whole neighborhood greeted the audience. The crowd clapped and uttered a loud wow.
Adding the momentum, the gleaming pair of branded shoes glowed fetching three months of late night part time job, segregating recyclable waste.
Needless to say, assorted imported chocolates overflowed in the box sweetly.
For Your Information
* Balikbayan box literally known as a “Repatriate box” is a corrugated box containing any number of items sent by an overseas Filipino often shipped by freight forwarders (Wikipedia). Above all, THE SENDER waited for 5 long agonizing months to fill the box up.