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You hear his office door open, as you punch into your terminal. He saunters over, a stack of papers in his right hand, several manila folders in his left. He swings around the corner and peers over the side of the gray fabric-clothed cubicle. An empty chair...

#058: The Road to Mayayao (Philippines)

Posted on 26 January 2016 by Tak Breakfast Overlooking Batad Rice Terraces

#057: The Trek to Tappiyah Waterfall, Batad, Philippines

Posted on 19 January 2016 by Tak Tappiyah-Waterfall-Batad-Philippines

#056: A Guided Tour to Babluy, Batad

Posted on 5 January 2016 by Tak The sitio, or "village", of Babluy in Batad

#055: The Path to Batad, Philippines

Posted on 22 December 2015 by Tak Batad Rice Terraces in Batad, Philippines from Window

“Yeah, yeah, the Batad Junction, let’s go.”

You don’t like his over eager approach, but you can’t argue with the price or logistics, so you hop in, confirming the price and details once again to be sure.

It’s a long way to Batad on a trike, but, due to the vehicle’s small size, it navigates nimbly, skipping large potholes and weaving through road construction sites with ease. The distance seems far greater than the price. And sure enough, as promised, he takes the left hand turn at the Junction up the spur road which climbs higher and higher. Read More →

#054: Banaue, Philippines

Posted on 15 December 2015 by Tak Rice Terrace in Banaue, Philippines

#053: Inching Through Manila, Philippines

Posted on 1 December 2015 by Tak Cabao X Bar, Manila, Philippines

#052: Vieux Fort & Laborie, St Lucia

Posted on 11 November 2015 by Tak Boats of Laborie, St Lucia

#051: Castries City, Sandals, Pigeon Island, St Lucia

Posted on 4 November 2015 by Tak Potatoes at Castries Market St Lucia

#050: Soufriere and Anse Chastanet, St Lucia

Posted on 20 October 2015 by Tak Produce Market, Soufriere, St Lucia

#049: Crashing Sugar Beach Resort, St Lucia

Posted on 13 October 2015 by Tak Sugar Beach, Viceroy Resort, St Lucia

#048: Saint Lucia and the Golden Seaweed

Posted on 6 October 2015 by Tak View Near Airport St Lucia

#047: 10 Thoughts About Japan

Posted on 22 September 2015 by Tak Bamboo Forest in Japan

#046: Quieting the Chaos of Kyoto’s Kinkaku-ji

Posted on 15 September 2015 by Tak Foggy Fiddleheads in Kyoto

#045: Temples, Deer & Octopus in Nara Park, Japan

Posted on 1 September 2015 by Tak Deer at Nara Park Japan

#044: A Random Walk in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo

Posted on 25 August 2015 by Tak Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo