Benguet | Buguias Bountiful Beauty

Lettuce and Potato fields in Buguias
Lettuce and Potato fields in Buguias

“I know what you are doing!” exclaimed an old man I crossed paths on the narrow paved road amidst a vegetable field in Buguias. “I’m taking pictures!” I replied with a smile. “No! You are looking for gold!” he answered with a grin on his face. He walked away slowly as I was a bit surprised by the conversation. What I do know is I have long been fascinated by Buguias that I finally had the chance to stop by this municipality where the marvelous Halsema Highway cuts through.

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Everyday El Nido from East to West in 25 Photos Captured using Honor 6

Corong-corong Panorama with the Honor 6
Corong-corong Panorama with the Honor 6

I could never get tired of walking by the beach in the afternoon after work. In fact I look forward to what the sunset would be like that day. It’s never the same, especially when the amorphous clouds roll in to paint the sky towards the end of the day. El Nido, Palawan has been my home for almost three months and it’s one of the places in the country I wouldn’t mind staying long. When an opportunity arose to work on a project there, I grabbed it immediately. How can I say no to a place surrounded by inviting turquoise waters, dramatic karst islands and captivating sunsets almost everyday? While I go around my ways in El Nido, most of the time walking, I didn’t carry my DSLR or compact camera all the time. It was my smartphone that captured most of the everyday scenery I see, and quite recently the 13MP prowess of the Huawei Honor 6 takes center stage. Here are photos of El Nido that made me appreciate the beauty of the destination every day.

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El Nido Corong Corong Marimegmeg Beach and Stunning Vistas

Sunset at Marimegmeg Beach
Sunset at Marimegmeg Beach

For a small secluded town, El Nido Town Proper can be quite noisy and grimy these days especially during the festival seasons or holidays. There’s the town plaza events with music heard all over town, tricycles with blaring speakers and not to mention the traffic on narrow streets. While its good to stay in town for more food choices, there are still people looking for a quieter place to stay yet still accessible to town. Corong Corong, the area south El Nido Town is also a good option. Unlike Sitio Caalan though, this one has a long beach stretch, stunning sunsets and easy road access.

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Corong Corong Afternoon Light

Beautiful afternoon light at Corong Corong El Nido
Beautiful afternoon light at Corong Corong El Nido

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

~ Jawaharial Nehru

Print of the week “Corong Corong Afternoon Light” large canvas print and other print sizes at SmugMug WHCC Prints.

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Cagayan: Climbing Claveria’s Bantay Kalbo and Weather Change at Sentinela Beach

The Crashing Waves and view of Bantay Kalbo in the Horizon
The Crashing Waves and view of Bantay Kalbo in the Horizon

Spending the morning at Taggat Lagoon we decided to spend the afternoon on the eastern side of Claveria where the legendary rock of Ubing-ubing can be found at Sentinela Beach. We took the services of Mang Pedro again after lunch and his tricycle zoomed through the hilly road taking around 15 minutes before we left the paved road to head to the beach. We reached Sentinela Beach and was pleased by its rugged beauty.

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