Tag Archive: Philippines


“Lonesome”: The cold night has passed and I survived being alone.  Now I wake up to the deafening silence of this cloudy morning.  Waiting.  Yearning for company.  Hoping that somebody would finally notice… Continue reading

Morning Glory

Oh how good it is to wake up into  this glorious morning sunlight, walk barefoot out to the sea on a boardwalk that leads to a hut where the aroma of freshly brewed… Continue reading

Forest Walk

August 2017: This pathwalk inside a mangrove forest in the Island Garden City of Samal, in the Philippines, momentarily brought my imaginative mind into a fantasy world similar to scenes in Maleficient so… Continue reading


The Island Garden City of Samal is a lovely tropical island in the Davao Gulf adjacent to Davao City.  It is very popular with its pristine white sand beaches set amidst the still… Continue reading

Faces of Kadayawan 2017

The Kadayawan Festival, the biggest annual festival being celebrated in Davao City, in the Philippines derives its inspiration from the city’s rich cultural origins.  Often called “The Festival of Festivals”, the Kadayawan celebrates the diversity of the… Continue reading

Solitary by the Lake

Related Posts by Shutter Bug: 2013: Lake Sebu Revisited 2010: Coin Divers of Lake Sebu 2010: First Look into Lake Sebu Lakeside Scene How to Attract a Man Tboli Style A Tboli Song… Continue reading

How to Attract a Man – T’boli Style

It’s amazing how human beings, from the primitive to the ultra-modern times, have struggled and invested significant efforts during their mature lives to find a partner either temporarily or for a lifetime.  While… Continue reading

2013: Lake Sebu Revisited

There are places I’ve visited and photographed a number of times but continue to remain in my bucket list because I missed some interesting areas, people or activities that I really want to… Continue reading

2010: Coin Divers of Lake Sebu

A funny, unexpected opportunity happened while I was surveying Lake Sebu for good photos way back in 2010.  We have just ordered our lunch — several dishes of tilapia (grilled whole pieces, crunchy-fried… Continue reading


Camiguin Island, The Philippines, August 2012

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