Monthly Archives: June 2014

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GILI AIR VIDEO

click link  >>>>>>         GILI AIR MOVIE     <<<<<< THE GILI ISLANDS, INDONISIA Imagine living in a world of no curfews, no alarms, no police, no expectations. If you don’t fancy getting dressed.. don’t, walk around all day in your bikini without your shoes or your purse. Go grab a coconut, hack off the top and whack a straw in… Read more →

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HUNDRED ISLANDS

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A GIANT CLAM?   Longer than the length of a pillow?  Can you imagine isolated white sand beaches, scattered with elaborate shells, aqua-green still water, caves with hidden openings, lush green landscapes and clams as big as boulders. Now imagine having all that to yourself.. This is Hundred Islands, a protected paradise located in Alaminos City. The… Read more →

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VIGAN

  VIGAN Vigan is a town in the North of Luzon, best known for being one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines. We took two flights, and one three hour bus journey from Legazpi to arrive at our VERY modest hostel/homestay- Casa Teofila Lodge. Poorly lit rooms and an uncomfortable mattress, but clean enough, working air-conditioning and a powerful shower.… Read more →

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Mt MAYON / ZIP LINING AT LANGDON HILL

We Arrived in Legazpi (South of Luzon) to explore and see the famous Mount Mayon. Said to have the most perfect shaped volcano in the world. We wandered the streets of Legazpi before coming to the EMBARCADERO “outdoor mall” near the harbor.  A wedding show with garish colorful bride-gowns, a love melody playing on repeat and blue and white glinting lights, was… Read more →

My baby sister Aleisha, as bridesmaid on NYE 2014 for the beautiful Amy

MY LITTLEST SISTER

Georgie Porgie, Pudding & Pie kissed the girls and made them cry… This was the nursery rhyme we would tease my baby sister with when she was younger, often resulting in her bursting into tears, or flying at me in rage to pull my hair or bite me. She hasn’t changed much. I just had a long Skype conversation with… Read more →

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SWIMMING WITH WILD WHALESHARKS

CAN YOU IMAGINE SWIMMING ALONGSIDE A NINE METRE LONG WILD WHALE SHARK? Donsol just South of Legazpi in The Philippines is the only place in The Philippines where you may be lucky enough to swim with a WILD WHALESHARK or as they are locally known, BUTANDING. Well Miky and I were lucky enough, the most exhilarating, magical experience so far in my… Read more →

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WHAT YOUR NAME?

Dead fish and colorful jelly fish litter the shore line, and bright asian boats twitch, taunted by the lapping swell. We are on the beach directly in front of our accommodation in Donsol. Within thirty seconds, we discovered we weren’t the only ones on the tourist-less beach. “HI, WHAT YOUR NAME!!!!” “HI BABY!” “WHAT YOUR NAME!!!!!” “MY NAME…” high pitched squeals… Read more →