Have you heard the children rhyme “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”? When we arrived at the Ampere Beach, the first thing that came into my mind was “what if somebody throw these rocks to me? would it hurt? can I do the Matrix-thingy to avoid these rocks?.” Honestly,…… Continue reading Rocky Ampere Beach
When we visited the Man-made Forest at Bohol, I tried and failed several times to do a jump shot photo. Although I liked the finished product of my jump shots, I’m much happier at my failed photos. Failures are inevitable, but it’s up to yourself if it will make you or break you.
The Ivatans, a Filipino ethnolinguistic group predominant in the Batanes, build the stone house as a type of their infrastructures designed against the harsh Batanes environment, being a terminal passage of typhoons in the Philippines. The oldest surviving stone house in Batanes, built in 1887, is the House of Dakay. And it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Building. On September…… Continue reading Batanes stone house
One of the most famous tourist attractions at the Philippines, the Chocolate Hills are a group of unusually shaped hills located at Carmen, Bohol. During the summer season, from March to May, the grass-covered hills dry up and turn into chocolate brown. But since we visited the Chocolate Hills in the rainy season, the hills are verdant…… Continue reading Chocolate turned Matcha
Last summer, I had a chance to visit the Valugan Boulder Beach at Batanes. Instead of fine sands, a stretch of boulders and smaller roundish stones were seen along the shore. Though its different from the normal beach, it’s extremely wonderful. Seems like the boulders and stones are building their own character. Haha pun intended!…… Continue reading Uniquely rocky
Woke up early in the morning to experience the dolphin “watching” near the Pamilacan Island at Bohol. After the scrumptious breakfast at Henann Resort-Alona Beach, we were fetch by our boatman. I thought, we will just sail to the dolphins’ usual spot, and watch them play and swim freely. Sadly, I’m wrong. On their usual spot,…… Continue reading Wasted chasing