“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

A Weekend in Baler

A weekend and an ambition to learn to surf brought me and my friends to a fourth-class municipality in the Philippines: Baler. Initially, we had to choose whether to hire … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 13 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: CULTURE

While I am not fully aware of the reasons why, I often find the lighting of the incense sticks deeply rooted in the Chinese tradition. This photo, taken in Ngong … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 37 Comments

Where to Eat in El Nido

It was strange that I felt out of place in El Nido. Though it’s still part of the Philippines, though I speak the language, and though I look like everybody … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

El Nido: Sights along the Shore

Day 3 in El Nido: we had nothing to do. We only had the entire morning to spend, so it left us with very few options. Initially, my brother and … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

El Nido Tour A

It was a hot and humid day, perfect time to laze on the beach, yet the sea was restless and the waves were stronger than ever. It was Tour A’s … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

No matter how little these gigantic twin towers make me feel, they never fail to amaze me. They’re stunningly beautiful, especially at night. Too bad I didn’t have a good … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 26 Comments

El Nido Tour C

It was a pity that I didn’t get to visit El Nido the first time I traveled to Palawan. There just wasn’t enough time to squeeze everything in. I loved … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR

It was my first time to visit Chatuchak Market in Bangkok. From the variety of handicrafts to the array of clothing to various aroma of food sold along the streets, … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 13 Comments