Category Archive: Philippines

Photo of the Week – Philippines

March 12, 2010 5 Comments »

Puzzle of Green – Banaue Philippines In honor of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day – I thought I’d go GREEN with Photo of the Week.  These are the luscious Rice Terraces of Banaue Philippines (UNESCO World Heritage Site).  People think the Philippines is only about beaches – well think again.  This northern part of the […]

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Manila – Glazed or Filled?

April 17, 2009 7 Comments »

 View snapshots of the softball tournament Manila offered something that was totally unexpected; a western diet. When I left NYC last August to head to Vietnam, I left behind McDonalds, Chipotle, Starbucks, Burger King, Dunkin Donuts, and Dairy Queen. None of this exists in Ho Chi Minh City which is probably why I have lost […]

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Ups and Downs – Trekking to Batad

April 14, 2009 11 Comments »

View Philippine Rice Terrace Photography View snapshots of my trek to Batad – native chicken, trail shots, guest houses, and more! Nora had been teaching me many things along our hike; what berries to eat, how to catch dragon flies and save them for dinner, and roots to chew on to soothe a sore throat […]

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Picture of the Week – April 10, 2009

April 9, 2009 4 Comments »

After trekking for 6 hours, I finally arrived here…paradise.  This waterfall near the rice terraces of Batad, Philippines was worth the harrowing trek down a steep cliff.  Normally waterfalls are a big disappointment to me, but this one was worth it.  The water was cool and the place secluded.  I felt as if I had […]

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Photo of the week – April 2, 2009

April 2, 2009 1 Comment »

The photo of the week is from my recent trip to Banaue, Philippines.  This blind woman is wearing her native Ifugao dress, but I found her real beauty was her face; lots of experiences there to ponder.  You can view all of my photography from the Philippines at my Global Photography site.  Don’t forget, you […]

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Getting To Your Destination

March 30, 2009 3 Comments »

I’m out of practice. I forgot what it was like to have a long travel day; planes, buses, taxis, negotiating the unknown on your own. Getting to your desired travel destination can be like running in a travel obstacle course! Granted, I think I am pretty skilled at this, but it’s been about 6 months […]

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