Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines


Welcome, welcome 'o weary traveler... from where do you cometh? Are you seeking new lands to conquer, perhaps planning a visit to the Philippines? Or are you simply feeling home-sick and hungry for photographs of home? Whatever, feel free to look or share. An adventure awaits.

I try to post new images weekly from my travels across this beautiful land. If you like what you see, please leave a comment or two. Or write me a note, I'd love to hear from where you cometh. Enjoy. Bobby (bobbyw59@yahoo.com) Join this group to receive new postcards weekly or become a fan of my Facebook page.


Monday, February 11, 2013

#212 Just Hanging Around


Just like you and I, the folks in Buscalan in Kalinga also hang their laundry to dry. But when you live in the hills, your backyard can look pretty awesome!

One thing you will notice, the hills are bereft of trees. Sigh. Where rice paddies can be carved-out to grow their staple, we understand. But where it's too steep to farm, the trees are gone as well. They use wood to build their homes and as fuel to cook. Eventually, they run out. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: It was mid-day. A light haze is rising from the valley. Sometimes, there is little you can do.)

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For those who've inquired about buying prints of my postcards, you may purchase them directly from master printmaker Arnel Murillo (murilloarnel@yahoo.com), one of the country's foremost fine-art printmakers.  Arnel uses archival inks and museum-grade paper to ensure his prints will not fade. You will not be disappointed. (All my images are provided gratis to help showcase the beauty of our country. But if you feel generous, help me uplift the lives of the Children of Payatas.  No donation is too big or too small. Get in touch with Fr. Aldrin Suan at aldrinsuan@yahoo.com of the Vincentian Missionaries in the Philippines. As always, thanks and enjoy.)

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