Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument (Aguinaldo Shrine)

The date was 23 March 2008 when we were tasked to do a project in one of our subjects in the Graduate School. The project was to verify with the old locals in Kawit, Cavite the truth behind the death of Philippines’ first president, Emilio Aguinaldo. This was brought about by the off-the-record pages of history. Anyway,…

What Is The Name Of This Plant?

On 06 March 2011, my hiking buddy, Paul Basco, and I photographed this stunningly alabaster fruit during our climb at Mt. Cristobal in Quezon Province. I posted the photo on Facebook the following day and questions pertaining to the name of this particular plant ensued. Unfortunately, I don’t know the answer. I have already consulted Mr….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

The subject of this particular picture was supposed to be the blurred little boy, who was looking all convivial watching the gentle waves of the pacific ocean, in the backdrop. However, my eyes suddenly noticed the subtle appeal of the day hut’s bamboo bed. My interest was fenced in; I had to capture it. The…

Let There Be Light!

Christmas remains as the most celebrated festival, if not the most important holiday, in the world without much of the cultural, regional, and religious barriers to date. No wonder, all roads lead home at Christmas. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sonyboy Fugaban (@thewanderingfeetandmind) To herald the yuletide just around the corner,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Each time I revisit the pictures I snapped at the entrance of one of the Philippines‘ main attractions in the capital city, Manila Ocean Park, I am brought into the world of fantasy. I am talking about the ground of Pandora in the middle of the floating Hallelujah Mountains on top of a large unobtanium deposit near the Hometree of…

Team Building At Canyon Woods Residential Resort

It’s been more than two years now yet the memories from the last team building I had with my dear colleagues in the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) remain unbroken. It was 18 May 2011 when our big boss was finally granted a, for lack of a better term, free rental for one of the…

A Hideaway Amid The Slaving Corporate World

Working in a very busy and modernized city of Makati, taking a break once in a while to recharge the battery is a must. About five years ago, I came across an article in a magazine that talked up communing with nature by hugging a tree or being near it. Various researches on the latter…