IT’S BEEN PRETTY treacherous – and deadly – in Sydney and the surrounding areas over the past week. Flash floods and wind speeds equivalent to a category 2 typhoon/hurricane/cyclone are not what Sydney is used to. But nature has a funny way of making impending disaster look so beautiful. Take this shot, for example. It’s … More Amazingly Ominous
There’s no doubt that Filipinos have a stagy side to them. Just wait for any karaoke session or opportunity to dance. Or any jeepney. But when you take it to an entire building, that becomes a whole new level. With development in the Philippines skyrocketing, there is no shortage of new construction – but most … More Filipino Cool or Filipino Kitsch?
THE WEST PAINTS quite the picture of China. Ridiculously rapid economic growth at the environment’s expense, things that a Western eye would see as legal and political idiosyncrasies which gloss over the struggles of one billion hearts. Touching down in Beijing, or in any major city in China, the West briefs you to expect a … More On Heaven There Is Paradise, On Earth …
THERE IS NO shortage of islands in the Philippines to visit, and undoubtedly, some receive more attention than others (Boracay, you know I’m referring to you). Big and small, there is no way for a visitor to see them all, and it’s easy to simply ride the bandwagon and miss out on those charms – … More One Good Friday on One Lonely Island