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Trip: Perlas ng Silangan

There are [9] stories from my trip: Perlas ng Silangan

Shooting Bohol island in near-IR.

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 | Views [1335]

Here are some test landscape photos I took during a trip to Bohol, which captures the near infrared (~720 nm) portion of the EM spectrum. I tried several shots for each scene, mostly by trial and error to find the proper exposure. Since the near-... Read more >

Tags: bohol, church, infrared, landscapes, philippines, photography

Gallery: Near-IR Test Photos

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

Some test infrared shots taken from Bohol, Philippines.
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Shopping for pomeloes at Bankerohan.

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 17 Aug 2008 | Views [1565]

I recently embarked on a mini-quest to buy pomeloes as a take-home present for Mama. The fruit was in season in Davao so I opted to get some—only this time, I was doing it just by myself without any of my friends or colleagues from Davao accompanying ... Read more >

Tags: culture, davao, haggling, market, philippines

At Ninoy Aquino Terminal 3.

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [1112]

Just getting settled on this bench I'm solely occupying as of the moment at the check-in lobby of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. It's my first time here, and it's good to finally enjoy the fruits of taxpayers’ money. The place looks ... Read more >

Tags: airport, in transit, manila, musings, philippines

Binondo scenes.

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | Views [1332]

Binondo, according to Nick Joaquin in “Manila, My Manila,” was the name given by the early settlers of Manila to one of two delta isles—the other being Tondo—which they discovered when they arrived into what is now known as Manila Bay. Both names, ... Read more >

Tags: culture, manila, philippines, photography, street life

Gallery: Binondo

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

A walking tour around parts of Binondo, Manila.
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Backpacking Pinoy style.

PHILIPPINES | Saturday, 5 Jul 2008 | Views [1311]

Filipino backpackers gave their insightful and inspiring, not to mention enviable, experiences on traveling around the world last night at the Recreational Outdoor Exchange (R.O.X.) shop at the Fort. Five speakers shared their own travel plans and notes, ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, pinoy, testimony, travel, travel tips, wanderlust

To the land of witches, love potions, and other mystical phenomena.

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [5181]

My friends and I went on a long weekend trip (more like a double date) to Siquijor, Dumaguete, and Twin Lakes last June. It was a much-anticipated vacation--first, since we were raring to go on a break from office work and city life; and second, it ... Read more >

Tags: architecture, birdlife, cave, church, folklore, geography, kayak, lake, musings, people

Gallery: Mugshots

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 1 Nov 2000 | Photo Gallery

Self-portraits from here and there.
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