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Snapshots: Sampaloc Lake

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 […]

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Snapshots: The Lonely Road to Oregon

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 […]


Chasing the Sunset at Victoria Beach

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 […]

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Camping in Capones Island

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 Street Lights Up in Yule season

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.

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