Tag Archives: Photo Ops

A Piece of Heaven

Magical, massive, magnificent—endless terraces in a sea of clouds is a sight to behold. Not foreign to rice terraces, I found myself awed by the vastness and intricacy of the Yuanyang terraces, now the 45th World Heritage Site in China. … Continue reading

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Begnas: A Ritual for Good Harvest

Happy and contented with finally being able to see up close the Panag-apoy, witnessing another festival is, what I would like to think of as, a bonus. Walking to town from Ex-Mayor Killip’s house, which we rented for our stay, … Continue reading

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Panag-apoy: A Sagada Ritual

In Sagada like the rest of the country, All Saint’s Day is the day they gather together and remember the departed. But while it is common to light a candle or two, the indigenous community of Sagada, instead burn wood … Continue reading

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Segovia: An immersion in Architecture and Historic Treasures

Credits:  Elements by Haynay Designs, Plum Dumpling Designs, Pri Rocha, Sahlin Studio, Trixie Scarp Designs, Wimpy Chompers; Paper by Wimpy Chompers; Alpha by MissBehaving 2011 A visit to picturesque old city Segovia was an excellent way to cap off this … Continue reading

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Passing Through Faro

It was a beautiful, balmy day. Blue skies, gorgeous clouds, splendid sunshine. We sat outdoors, right beside the marina. We ordered our beer and then planned our day. First agenda was deciding on lunch. Not particularly known as a tourist … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of Granada

Credits: Papers by Scrapmuss Design; label and border element by Splendid Fiins; Suede Alpha by MissBhaving Outside of (the little I know of) the Alhambra, I know close to nothing about Granada. After all, I didn’t plan to venture out … Continue reading

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La Alhambra

We didn’t plan this, going to Granada that is. I was thinking Cordoba because it is closer to Seville. And of course, the beautiful Mezquita de Cordoba tickled my fancy. In Cadiz, however, our host was bewildered that we weren’t … Continue reading

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