Saturday, February 26, 2011


The lights were turned out simultaneously for an hour last year as local establishments in my current hometown joined Earth Hour 2010.

In one month's time, March 26th 8.30pm wherever you are, it will be Earth Hour once again! This year, the challenge is "to grow beyond the hour," to make the annual, symbolic lights out event the springboard for more sustained personal, commercial, and governmental effort throughout the year to be more energy-efficient and environment friendly.

Find out more about Earth Hour 2011 by clicking the banner below:

Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City, March 2010, using a digicam.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Litratong Pinoy: KAKARAMPOT (Few)

Mangilan-ngilan na lamang ang mga natitirang gusali na may disenyong Art Deco. Marami sa mga lumang gusali- natayo noong panahon ng mga Amerikano hanggang matapos marahil ang giyera- ay nagupo ng digmaan o ng pangangailangan ng mga makabagong mamumuhunan sa lupang kanilang kinatitirikan. Ang kita ng ilang negosyante ay kawalan ng kasaysayan ng karamihan. Ang mga nakaligtas namang mga gusali ay daan-daanan na lang at hindi na halos napapansin.


Only a handful of Art Deco buildings have survived the Second World War or humanity's insatiable need for land, especially in Manila. It is sad though that a few business people profit from the loss of cultural icons of the bigger population. Those buildings that have survived suffer from neglect and abuse and are not paid much heed...

along Espana Blvd in Manila, January 2011, using a digicam.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: JUNIOR

British nationals tracing their roots in Villasis town in Pangasinan province erected this Clock Tower a la Westminster's in front of their Town Hall.

municipal hall complex, town of Villasis, September 2010, using a digicam.

Saturday, February 19, 2011


The Merchant offers passersby his ware as he stands guard on the Hameensilta Bridge, accompanied by the latter's three other sentinels- the Maiden Finland, the Tax Collector, and the Hunter. All four are creations of pre-eminent Finnish artist Waino Aaltonen.

City of Tampere, June, 2010, using a digicam.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Litratong Pinoy: ITO (This)

Ang sagot sa tanong ng marami kung nasaan ba talaga si Batman.

The response to the question- where IS Batman?

along Interstate 40, Hendersonville, April, 2008, using a digicam.

Saturday, February 12, 2011


From new languages to unique food, interesting architecture to stunning nature, traveling is a most powerful teacher that initiates us to the wonder-filled world beyond our usual sphere of movement.
Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, June 2010, using a digicam.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

PhotoHunt: FASHION

This image of a Filipino woman donning 19th Century garb add to the richness of The Manila Hotel, a 99-year old institution that has provided the warm Philippine welcome to the likes of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Muhammad Ali, the Beatles, and Ernest Hemingway.

foyer of the Manila Hotel's Maynila Ballroom, January 2011, using a digicam.