30 June 2010
A couple of vegetable stalls.
A man waits at what I like to call a "mini-deria".
Frighteningly colored pampalamig or cooling drinks, like aguas frescas.
A sari-sari store sponsored by both Coke and Pepsi.
Mother-in-law's tongue planted in a row.
One of the many public declarations of personal attractiveness in public scrawlings.
Palm leaves make for labor-intensive but free, beautiful, and 100% biodegradable packaging. The woman said it was pakaskas , a snack made in...
Table cover made with politico propaganda tarpaulin. The rubber stamp maker is a fixture in Manila streets. They are the unsung heroes o...
Everything extremely fresh: sautéed-yet-tender eggplant, a fried egg (the way I like it the few times I have it––devoid of runniness), wi...
Arak ti basi (distilled basi ferment) and basi. It's an acquired taste. Though commonly called "sugarcane wine", I perceive...
Strange eating. On the road from El Nido to Puerto Princesa. The scenery is beautiful, but eight hours inside a suspension-less bus (on worn...