I finally got to travel to Europe a few months ago, just before their summer ends. And one of the highlights of my trip was taking a trek to the UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Cinque Terre that is … Continue reading
Tag Archives: nature
Aratilis: The Flower.
Here in the Philippines, my generation grew up enjoying the fruits of Muntingia calabura – locally known as Aratilis. Me, my siblings and our playmates would flock, almost everyday, our neighbor’s tree and picked those sweet fruits that seldom reached … Continue reading
Sunflower On A Rainy Day.
My nephew planted this sunflower. He’s a bit disappointed when it bloomed and showed that it’s just small, consisting of single layer petals. There are over 60 varieties of sunflower around the world, and I guess he thought he excitedly … Continue reading
An Afternoon Delight.
Today, late in the afternoon, on the way to catch my ride home – nature has treated me to a spectacular sight. Though it’s unfortunate that I didn’t have my camera with me, I made do with my iPad. What … Continue reading
Army Green Moth.
Another beautiful moth I found in our backyard: Army Green Moth or the Oleander Hawk-moth. Also known as Daphis Nerii.
Travel Theme: Misty.
Early morning fishing at Sariaya, Quezon.Stop-over site along Hanselma Highway, going to Baguio from Sagada.The famous Bangui Windmills of Ilocos. Exploring the highest part of Bali, Indonesia. The calming life of fishermans in Pundaquit, Zambales. A peaceful morning in the … Continue reading
Since I have paid tribute here to fallen dry leaves and withered flowers, it is but apt that I also recognize the demise of one of my favorite macro subjects – the insects. Except for the praying mantis, I shot … Continue reading
Travel Theme: Sky.
I have been absent for a long time and been missing a lot of Ailsa’s great travel themes. But this week’s theme is one of my favorites so I simply could not let it pass. Here are some of my … Continue reading
It was September 2007 when I traveled to Bohol. I was still getting to know my new DSLR then, so I decided to practice with it there. Bohol is widely known for the tarsier, the Chocolate Hills and of course … Continue reading
Sunday Morning Treat.
Haven’t posted for quite a long while, felt bad about that. Good thing I found these bunch of baby grasshoppers in our garden two Sunday mornings ago – and I just have to share them.