Tag: Asia

  • A Filipino Tricycle

    This is my take on this week’s challenge ROY G. BIV. This is a tricycle. Also known as “put-put” in Visayan, “tuk-tuk in Thai and “trike” in Tagalog/English. Tricycle is one of the common means of transportation in the Philippines.    WordPress Photo Challenge 

  • Photo 101: Water and Orientation

    Day three’s Photo 101 assignment is Water and Orientation. Here’s my take on this task. This shot was taken in the Philippines last year. That’s my bf going back to the shore after a couple of hours snorkeling. I remember that the locals on that island were impressed because my bf didn’t care about swimming […]

  • Photo 101: Street

    This is my take for day two’s assignment for Photo101, Street. I took this shot during my vacation in the Manila a couple of years ago. The woman was apparently waiting for the right jeepney/taxi.

  • Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part II: The Old Man and His Violin

    During my stay at Liloan Southern Leyte, I met an extraordinary man. He is an old man in his 60’s. He is a musician and he plays the violin but unlike the other violinists he doesn’t own a Stravidarius nor a Stentor. His violin is homemade. It is made from a rod, strings, bottlecaps and a […]

  • Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part I: St. Augustine Church and Manila Cathedral

    Even though I have already moved to Norway, Philippines has always a huge place in my heart. That is why I never forget to  include Philippines in my travel plans. Two months ago I spent four weeks in the Philippines. Wherein the first week was spent in the metro, the second and third week at Liloan […]

  • Philippines 2014: Makati Avenue

    Whenever I go to Metro Manila, I always stay at Makati Avenue Makati City because everything is accessible. From fastfood, restaurants, transportation and shopping malls (you name it). At the same time security is good here since there are police officers and security guards almost all of the time. I was here a month ago […]