A man carrying his boat paddle passed me by as the first rays of daybreak shone, reflecting on the dark waters of Sampaloc Lake. I was fidgeting as I set up my camera and tripod to take his photo. Wearing tight-fitting pants with metal studs and a pair of high-cut […]
The slippery roads were lined with dark, towering trees. The branches seemed to reach out and grasp us in darkness. I was dreaming of a white Christmas when I scheduled my US trip during the winter, but instead I arrived in a weather where it was bitingly cold […]
Lang Dulay’s eyes were occasionally shut, as if going in between sweet slumbers while we were taking her photos. She was still noticeably sleepy when we met her that morning to see her home, a museum of sorts to her works doubling as a weaving center of […]
The trip from Ortiz wharf to Jordan wharf became one of the longest 15-minute boat ride I had experienced. I was on an afternoon trip going to Guimaras, and with my big bag, my first instinct was to sit on the front row for convenience […]
“Baka picture kayo ng picture di nyo alam natulo na pala sipon nyo, tapos ipo-post post nyo pa sa facebook!”, “Di pala kaya ng katawan nyo, tpos sasabihin nyo – mind over matter, mind over matter – di pede ganun sa bundok!” I was laughing […]
We have visited Siquijor December of last year and I still seem to be at a loss for words on how to start my chronicles of this enchanted island. When I take a look back, the first vivid memory that always pops on my mind […]
It was actually harder to plan out where to go during long holidays. Costs of travel fares and accommodations are higher, and usually the cheaper ones are already fully booked. So, when my usual travel buddies just decided to visit some old friends in Pangasinan, I tagged […]
7 scriptures, 7 last words, 7 holy wounds, 7 Christian Sites , 7 Deacons, 7 ancient basilicas. These are said to be the symbolism of the 7 church visitation or the traditional Visita Iglesia. It is traditionally observed during the holy week but with so […]
We rode the BTS (Bangkok Mass Transit System) in search of a good vantage point to shoot and take a trip around the city, a side trip for our real agenda here – WORK. We were in Bangkok, but constraint in time and budget sent […]
Countless twinkling and colorful lights, matched with orbs that were synchronized to the sound of different Christmas songs were just some of the highlights of this year’s Light and Sound show by Ayala.
Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.– Dave Barry After a long drive from Manila, it was still dark when we arrived at San Antonio, Zambales at dawn. We were going to catch sunrise at Capones, an island off the coast of Pundaquit. […]
Policarpio is a just an ordinary street in Barangay Zaniga in the city of Mandaluyong but during the Yuletide season, the residents transform their houses from plain to extra-ordinary. Their decorations ranging from Sta. Clause of different sizes, life-sized “Belens”, Christmas lights and LED lights adorning their houses from roof to ground.