Ramblings/Thoughts, Travels

barely above water

I love this blog! The writer takes amazing pictures about his life in the Philippines.

A walk with my camera

We’re back at square one, or at least some of us are.  Others are not as fortunate and are still struggling to get a grip on reality up to this day.  The situation is improving, but not by much.  There are very long lines everywhere – bank ATMs, grocery stores, pharmacies, gasoline stations, meat shops, fast food outlets now reduced to food trucks, relief goods distributions, soup kitchens, medical check ups, etc, etc.  Street vendors have taken over the city’s commerce, selling goods ranging from basic food items to looted merchandise.

Of all the items being sold on the streets, the fastest moving items are soda in 1.5 liter bottles.  Prices have now dropped to Php50 each, inching closer to the pre-disaster price.  8oz soda bottles are also now appearing on sidewalks.  That’s a sparkle of hope that things will be alright, but all in good time.

Cycling has become…

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