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, September 9, 2013

#242 Farming the Lake

On Laguna de Bay, on the side where it borders the town of Taguig, water spinach (Kangkong) is farmed along its shallows. They float like grass mats atop fishing nets, stretched-out as far as your eyes can see. And with good light and flowing water, you realize why they just grow like crazy here. Twice a day, they are harvested and tied into approximately 3 kg bundles. They are sold to middlemen who will haul them to market... all part of a supply chain that puts food on our table. Now you know. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: I've been taking photographs of these seemingly endless mats all morning. They look like nice empty landscapes, nothing more, until we chanced upon some men dragging their harvest to shore. The human element in a landscape cannot be discounted. Look for it.)

Sign-up to receive new postcards weekly by email 
Past postcards at
But wait, there's more...
For those who've inquired about buying prints of my postcards, you may purchase them directly from master printmaker Arnel Murillo (, 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 of the Vincentian Missionaries in the Philippines. As always, thanks and enjoy.)


  1. the learning of what current costs are for their harvests and creatures and what specialty market will bear them a benefit, both now and later on.

  2. The discussion about farming naturally being less beneficial isn't yet settled, and any expansive assertion about natural farming efficiency should be addressed. undefined

  3. Saving our farms goes past endorsing land advancement plans. We need to accommodate the drawn out activity and the board of the farm. targonca szállítás Europa-Road Kft.

  4. Development to oblige the necessities of a developing populace normally looks for as an answer the way of least financial and administrative obstruction. Much of the time, this arrangement shows itself in the improvement of accessible farms found near populace places. Horse Boarding

  5. Similarly as with whatever else, a few makes and models are improved than others. tractor info

  6. purchase youtube views If you want to drive hordes of targeted traffic to your website, then utilizing video sharing sites like YouTube is a good way to go. YouTube is one of the most popular websites in the world and in the top 10 when it comes to monthly traffic. A serious marketer or anyone who wants to drive traffic will want to include YouTube marketing in their arsenal. But first you must know the proper way to do this. We are going to examine it through the eyes of someone who is just beginning to utilize YouTube marketing. For the sake of this article were going to call this newcomer Alice.

  7. The diner town games are one of the most successful online flash game series around. With a massive 6 Diner dash games and another 16 spins off's on top of that.

  8. What’s Taking place i am new to this, I stumbled upon this I’ve discovered It absolutely useful and it has helped me out loads. I’m hoping to contribute & help other customers like its aided me. Good job. low budget farmhouse


Blog Archive