Mio, a young man with a sad past, who finally gave in to his mother Choring's request for a long-overdue visit to their poor town in Bicol. He dreaded the homecoming since the town had given him painful memories like the death of his father and the reason that pushed all his sisters to leave for Manila a long, long time ago. Their bus ride to Bicol becomes a memorable trip down memory lane for Mio as he discovers that even the smallest things can become blessings depending on one's perspective. He finally realizes that these simple details can offer an escape and temporary bliss to the townspeople and most especially to his mother. Choring died on their way home but Mio was finally happy that he was able to bring her mother home – the place where she belongs.