INDONESIA: Bali

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
INDONESIA: Bali

Bali is Indonesia’s top tourist destination with tourism making up 80% of its economy. It is known for its sophisticated arts which include modern and traditional dance, sculpture, painting, leathercraft, metalworking, and music. The Indonesian International Film Festival is held here every year, and TripAdvisor named Bali the world’s top destination in its Traveler’s Choice […]

INDONESIA: Jakarta – Just Here for a Filter!

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments
INDONESIA: Jakarta – Just Here for a Filter!

After hacking and coughing my way through my latest sinus infection as well as the Philippine countryside and two airports, I finally arrived in Jakarta just past midnight after fourteen hours of travel, countless lozenges, and multi-phlegmatic episodes. I found some good local meatball soup at the airport before heading into the city which made […]

PHILIPPINES: Donsol – In Search of Whale Sharks

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments
PHILIPPINES: Donsol – In Search of Whale Sharks

Ever since I became aware of these behemoth┬ádenizens of the deep, the whale shark has found a place at the very top of my underwater bucket list. As the largest living fish with an average size of 32 feet and weighing 20,000 pounds, they pose no threat since they feed upon plankton, krill, and fish […]

PHILIPPINES: Manila – Country #105

Posted by on Feb 3, 2019 in Uncategorized | 7 Comments
PHILIPPINES: Manila – Country #105

This is my first time in the Philippines, and Manila is just a way station for my whale shark adventure to come. Hopefully, while I’m here, I can find a red filter for my GoPro camera,┬átry the local cuisine, and see a few of the sights. I have arranged for a five-hour private tour on […]