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 ( Join this group to receive new postcards weekly or become a fan of my Facebook page.

Monday, March 4, 2013

#215 It's the company you keep

We spent nearly half of the time driving across the Cordilleras, first through Benguet, and then the Mountain Province, before eventually arriving in Kalinga. How can a photograph be worth such an arduous journey?

You see, it's so much easier when you travel with friends. You get to listen to someone else' stories, re-live their experiences, learn from each other, and generally catch up on life. Your soul comes home richer than you started, which is more than I can say about being caught in city traffic. And while every now and then it appears to be all about the photograph, in truth it seldom is. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: When surrounded by such wonderful landscapes, don't forget to stop and smell the flowers... I mean to stop and look at the small but important stuff. Sharing a few cups of coffee with friends at inconsequential rest stops made all the difference.)

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