We missed the blood moon tonight, but…

With so many people talking about the blood moon that would be highly visible from our part of the globe, I couldn't help but get excited about the opportunity to shoot something so rare. But there was a typhoon and although it did not hit the country directly, the skies were cloudy and visibility was hampered. By the time … (more)


Boracay’s white sand is contraband

There were persistent rumors in the past that very powerful individuals and business entities used to cart off sand from Boracay's beaches. One very powerful individual built a house that media dubbed "Boracay Mansion" because part of the grounds was adorned with white sand flown in from Boracay.But it wasn't just the … (more)


At Estacio Uno: a room with a view

Can waking up get any better with a view like that?The sliding door opens to a small balcony with a table and chairs. I spent at least three times a day in that balcony sipping coffee or tea and just watching the sea. Upon waking up, I'd take my first cup of coffee for the day there. After lunch when it's too hot to go … (more)