The Motorpot

Basic transportation accommodating passengers comes in two basic versions. The motorized motorpot and the human powered tricycle. They are of similar design where one uses a motorcycle, the other uses a bicycle. Some are for hire while others are private. As a personal vehicle, it is much cheaper than purchasing a car. The passenger side is not…

Morning Market

We headed out to the farm early in the morning. First we needed to stop by the market for a few supplies. Though the stores were open, there were very few people out and about. In a few hours people and vehicles would fill the open spaces. This is the dry market. Behind us was…

Paradise on Earth

One of my dreams is to live by a large body of water. I want an unimpeded view of the sun as it rise, sets, preferably both so a residence on a peninsula would be ideal. I want to be able to get up at dawn, set out in my boat and catch fish. I…

Underground River Stalactite

The underground river is pitch black. The front person in our canoe had a battery operated light that was swung around at the behest of the guide paddling the boat from the rear. He described the formations of stalactites and stalagmites. The light wasn’t strong enough for pictures so I threw a flash on my…

Entering The Cave

We chose Puerto Princessa as our home base in Palawan because we were keen on visiting the Subterranean River National Park. It’s listed as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. At 24 miles long, it’s one of the two longest underground rivers in the world. The entrance is at those black triangles in…