16 March 2009
House on a slope, no doubt housing voracious consumers of "edible oil".
My mini-absence was due to a road trip out to Sagada, Mountain Province (that Wiki link is a bit weird and wanting), the farthest north I've ever been in this beautiful archipelagic country.
We left at night and woke up to find ourselves far away and high above my usual lowland environment. I'm not exactly sure where, but when people start making walls out of old tins of cooking oil, you know you are far away.
Handle to lift edible oil containers.
A carrot farm beside the house. Deep-fried carrots?
Bangera's facade. Finding a place to stay in Puerto Galera is not easy for a first-timer (technically, a second-timer, on her first t...
Kinunot-style shark. It tastes like crab, apparently. As previously mentioned, mangroves serve as a mediator between two envir...
A Paracale carinderia. Camarines Norte is the first province of Bicol you hit when you're a Tagalog coming at it full-speed. Rice, ...
Table cover made with politico propaganda tarpaulin. The rubber stamp maker is a fixture in Manila streets. They are the unsung heroes o...
Soaking for planting. I've been pretty much obsessed with beans for more than a month now. Since arriving from Sagada with some in a ...