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
Tag Archives: Philippines
Travel Theme: Glow.
Last week I got the opportunity to visit the Manila Ocean Park. I was able to take photos of some of the different kinds of aquamarine life inside. Most of these fishes seem to glow so, I think, it’s apt … Continue reading
Corregidor: A Trace of History.
Yesterday, April 9 is the “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Day of Valor) for the Philippines. On this day we pay homage to the fall of Bataan to the Japanese troops in 1942 during World War II. A part of this history … Continue reading
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
Autumn In Summer.
Because the Philippines is a tropical country, we only have two seasons – summer and rainy. I’m not counting fall because most of the trees here shred their leaves regardless of the season. Some, like those in our yard even … 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
Travel Theme: Sculpture.
An indigenous sculpture I came across to in the Mountain Province. I found these two while walking along the shops at the Heritage Village in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. A sculpture in the park of the a cathedral At the park … Continue reading
Travel Theme: Roads.
Here’s my post for this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme… except for the first two, I consider these roads as my ‘road less-traveled’ since I only got to pass them once in my life. On the road going to the northern … Continue reading
Travel Theme: Bridges.
I have crossed a lot of bridges but these are the only few that I was able to capture: This is the bridge that connects Tagbilaran and Dauis at Bohol, Philippines. Also known as the causeway, it is the bridge … Continue reading
Travel Theme: New.
Hours as the New Year approaches – in line with this week’s travel theme – I’m wishing every person in all places of the world wonderful and bright days ahead. New hope… new dreams to build… new things to accomplish… … Continue reading