Credits: Solid Brown paper and Guess What Tag by Splendid Finn You are awesome kit; Bow, Ribbon Cluster, Staples, Saving Memories word art by Sus Design Mumble, the penguin character in that animated film, Happy Feet, that cannot sing but tap danced his way to Gloria’s heart. Yes, that same Mumble charmed its way into … Continue reading Happy Feet At Asahiyama Zoo
It actually stretches from the northern arid deserts of Ethiopia to the tropical forests of Mozambique and Madagascar, with 19 countries in between. While my East African adventure in 2006 only spanned 3 countries, the experience it yielded were quite diverse – from the usual Safari adventures to tracking Chimpanzees to the more extreme, whitewater … Continue reading East Africa
Threatened by logging and captivity, their population dwindles through the years. These so-called “men of the forest” are estimated to be as few as 10,000 still in the wild. In 2007, I followed the path of a boardwalk that led me to a viewing gallery and a feeding platform. There were a few orangutans on … Continue reading Random Travel Snaps: The Orangutans of Borneo
Credits: J Sprague Digi in Deeper Course Material Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether … Continue reading Survival of the Fastest
“Mag-dive ka na, nandito ka na rin, you should dive, you're already here”. To be in Moalboal and not dive is indeed ridiculous. But because I was the only diver in the group, I didn't plan to… until the divemaster convinced me, that is. So we got up early the next day, sore from yesterday’s … Continue reading Unexpected Bonus
Contrary to our 2008 attempt when we spent 3 hours waiting and waiting for naught, each attempt a failure. Disappointed but not defeated, I promised to come back someday. That someday finally arrived. “Get ready”, Allan ordered. We grabbed our fins, mask and sat at the edge of the banca ready for action at the … Continue reading Finally!
Credits: Papers from Moninda's Sea Memories; Elements from PouYou and Me kit; Journal Paper from Scrapmatter's Life Little Surprises kit California Sea Lions are found along the coast of eastern North Pacific from the coast of Vancouver all the way to Baja California in Mexico. They are known to be the most intelligent of all … Continue reading Sean Lions and Pier 39