December 29, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Townscape: Tuburan | My Home

December 16, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

The Nomads: Carbonasyon

December 2, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Townscape: Boljoon | Poblacion

MUSING A curve can be a camouflage belying what is ahead. A curve can be a threat, alarming one it is a cliff racing to infinity. A curve can be an appetizer, making one long for more. A road curve can be a signal, telling it is a new town […]
November 29, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Townscape: Alcoy | Tingko Beach

MUSING Travel is not about plans, rather it is more of unexpectations, of surprises, and of their welcomeness, of their unwelcomeness.On our way to Tingko Beach, my companion, Virhenia the clown, tagged two boys we shortly met at Obong Spring. Boys, they always desired to impress girls. They should take note […]
November 27, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Townscape: Dalaguete | Obong Spring

November 22, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Thomas McCarthy: The Visitor

Visits. Perhaps revisits. Who knows?    
November 18, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Townscape: Sibonga | Monastery of the Holy Eucharist in Simala

HOW TO GET THERE: South Bus Terminal. Board on the bus bound south. Advice the conductor of your destination: Simala. Bus Fare from Cebu City to Sibonga is P53.00 only. Get off in Simala. Hire a habal-habal for Upper Lindogan where the monastery is located. It’s only P20 per person.
November 16, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Jacques Prévert: The Cat and the Bird

A grieving village hears The song of the wounded bird It is the only bird of the village And it is the only cat of the village Who has half-eaten the bird And the bird stops singing And the cat stops purring And licking his paw And the village gives […]
November 16, 2010

SEPARATENESS

separated by distance separated by silence
November 14, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Tarsem Singh: The Fall

It’s a style that will never be in . . .  but it will never date. —Tarsem Singh, New York Times’ “Special Effects from the Real World” This is a celebration of images. According to Tarsem Singh “my production value is going to be the earth; I’m going to use […]
November 13, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Naming Home

There is a  place, beings one wants to call home.    
November 13, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Ode to the Key Holder