Sagada Adventure, Day 2 (Marlboro Country)


I can’t recall if it was the BlackBerry’s alarm that woke me up or the fact that I’m generally a light sleeper in unfamiliar surroundings.  I do remember waking up a few times the previous night and again falling back to sleep soon after.  The last time I did though, I discerned a bit of daylight through the tent and so I thought (correctly, it turns out) that it was already time to view the sunrise.  So after wearing my shoes and getting my camera, It was time to shoot. Continue reading


Biri Island, Day 2

Waves pounding against Magsapad.


I got up very early the next day for the intended sunrise shoot among the baby mangroves.  We had to get to the spot by 5 am and so, Orlando picked me up at the ungodly hour of 4 am.  The major mistake I made was to intentionally leave my tripod in my room.  It was one of those silly decisions one makes when one is not accustomed to waking up that early. Continue reading