Category: The Philippines
My travels in the Philippines tend to be eclectic. This is because I allowed it to be led by serendipity and opportunity, by work and by friendships. So far, despite being apparently random, I have had the opportunity to travel the Philippines from the north to the south – Luzon, the Visayas, and even Mindanao.
When I go to the Philippines, I am often with others. I am with friends, or colleagues. So my travel style in this country varies markedly, and depends on who I went with. The end result is a mixed bag – which is very much like the country itself!
Nonetheless, it is a country I seem to return to, over and over again. So I think it is one of those places which is like a sketch that will be coloured in, bit by bit, over time.
There are two ways to get to the crater lake of the volcanic mountain, Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines. One was fairly reliably accessible, and the other depends on whether heavy rains could make...
In life, you feel the things you lack the most. It is harder to see the treasures secure in the vault. However, I am conscious that I have the treasure of friendships – diverse, and growing...