I first heard of Eat, Pray, Love from Steffi, a German girl I hosted in Manila while she’s traveling around Asia. And who I bumped into, unplanned, in Kyoto. A few months later, I inherited my copy from Lynne, a Canadian lass who has lived everywhere and was in the Philippines to scuba dive. And who I met up, planned, in Montreal. After readinging the book, incidentally in Bali, I passed it to Nina, another solo female traveler I met and hanged out with (in Bali). And I plan to vist her when I go to Europe again next...Read More
Month: May 2010
May 20, 2010 | Philippines |
“Anything Goes!” This was the theme of our road trip. And true enough, the 45 hours following our departure from my house was filled with the most random of events imaginable! Begining with this sunrise in Tarlac City. We got lucky again. This time Mazda Philippines loaned us a gorgeous Mazda CX-7 2010 to test out. We tossed a coin and it was decided that we zoom north. Way before Boracay became a household name for summer and weekend getaways, there was Baguio City. It is situated ±1500m above sea level and known for its cooler temperature compared...Read More
When I received the WWF-Philippines invitation to Catch a Fallen Star, I replied “yes to all” in 0 second. More than the diving, I wanted to be part of the cause. Really. And I feel lucky to get one of the 15 much coveted slot. the star catchers The crown of thorns starfish (COTS) is the cancer of coral reefs. It eats corals and attracts more of its kind to the area. When distressed, it spawns. Its main role in the ecosystem is to maintain reef biodiversity by eating the faster growing corals to allow the growth of the...Read More
in the spirit of ‘better late than never’, here’s the video of our Coron wreck diving of 2 months ago. was way too excited for tubbataha that i only get to finish this today. anyway it was a magnificent trip with the other half of the mamburao peeps. wreck diving is creepy and i love it. the video was pre-white balance and pre-fisheye video light. my tubbataha vid will be much better i promise, as soon as i’m able to sort through the gabajillion giga of videos. fingers crossed we both live long enough to see it. :) UW photos i was not able to upload until...Read More
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