Weekly Photo Challenge: Possibility

I was at the 25th Saguingan (Banana) Festival 2011 held at the People’s Park early this week. This year, the official list of locally-grown bananas reached to 30 varieties. Seeing the various colors, sizes and shapes of this fruit made me think of the possibilities of delectable dishes, craft ideas, designs for banana-themed booths, floats,…

Saguingan (Banana) Festival 2011

OCTOBER 17 — TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE was in a festive mood as we celebrated the 65th Araw ng Tubod. The highlight of this week-long fiesta was the 25th Saguingan (Banana) Festival. The year’s theme was Sikad Tubod! Taking the LEAD for 65 years and counting. [Thanks to the grand lady named Romana Dela Cruz-Neri, the Mayor who…

Philippine Boy and Girl Scouts Torch Parade

This free photo collage customized with Smilebox October 15 — My mom woke him up early in that Saturday morning so he won’t be late in the Philippine Cub/Star Scout Encampment (District Level) held at Tubod Central Elementary School (TCES). Kenji was still sleepy when he had his breakfast and when he donned his uniform….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fall

The Philippines has lots of breathtaking waterfalls. Most are hidden by forest vegetation and steep ravines; their roaring invitation often quickens heartbeats and brings the excitement up a notch. Moreover, they cast their mesmerizing charm on anyone who views their natural beauty. You just couldn’t stop yourself from exclaiming ahhh…awww…owww…ohhh… like the people who’s been to one of the seven waterfalls in…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Textured

When was in Kalibo, Aklan in 2000, I got an impulse to buy bags at the local market as souvenirs for that trip. I remembered seeing various designs, colors, shapes and sizes of bags made in Abaca material (Manila Hemp) in dozens of stalls. [The local government of Kalibo really helps its craftsmen to promote…