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 29, 2014

#298 The Mad Hatter


Selling hats. It's got to be more fun in the Philippines.

When you see Intricate cloud formations against a clear blue sky... emerald green water as far as your eyes can see... and a gentle surf just beyond the finest powdery white sand beach on this side of the Pacific... you know you are on the party island of Boracay in Aklan. No wonder this paradise is the number one tourist destination in the country, winning accolades every year the world over. Now add a hat vendor with mad merchandising skills. Picture-perfect. Enjoy. 

(Pixel-peepers: In a place called paradise, you need a subject that is better still. Don't settle for clich├ęs.)

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