Skydive In Guam, USA

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

HAFA ADAI! This post will start my Guam, USA posts lineup. First things first, before summarizing my 1st and 2nd day in the place where America's day begin, I would like to share to you this amazing experience I had and the main reason of my trip in Guam. The time I knew I am going to Guam, I searched and planned things to do for our 3 nights 4 days there and the main highlight of my trip is to do the thing others afraid and cannot do. SKYDIVING! Through Skydive Guam, I was able to cross out one of the things in my 30 before 30 bucket list. The video will tell you how my experience before, during and after the dive. It was a freakin' hilarious ride of my life ever. I am now feeling the mixed emotions I felt while typing this post. Just click PLAY and join me as I am getting ready, being excited, getting scared for a bit, getting tired and enjoyed all the time for this once in a lifetime experience. Also, see you in my future posts about my Guam, USA trip. See you and enjoy!

Travel Around The World in Little World

Monday, January 27, 2014

A brrrrrrr night to all of you! Just came back from my trip. As much I wanted to share this post before I left last week, I wasn't able to do it because of some circumstances. But, anyway, here I am sharing you this last trip of last year. Sorry for the delay. This trip was a proof that undecided events has the higher possibilities of getting realized. Been in this place for the first time with a crazy couple. Well, at least I belong. I brought my DSLR that time not even checking it's card memory so I end up having "memory full". Lesson learned: Always check your weapons before going on a battle. You may end up getting dead. In the case of me, I wasn't able to take pictures of the place. But thanks to the boy scout of the group, I was able to grab photos from his camera and was able to share this trip to you, my readers.

Little World is a place wherein you can see and explore traditional houses of different countries and pay to wear some traditional costumes. Upon entering, you can see the Philippine's best: "jeepney" to welcome you. It's been 2 years since the last time I rode it. There's also a museum where you can explore and be educated of how ancient times lives. How they build their houses, hunt their foods, about their cultures and other things a 20th century human must know. After exploring and be amazed of what the museum in store for you, it's time to explore the place starting from Hokkaido, Japan's traditional house to Taiwan's ancestral house going ahead to North America and then to Peru where you can have several chances to wear Peru's traditional costume but of course with a pay. After some photo ops, continuing to our around the world tour, we've been to Indonesia's beautiful temples, Germany, France and Italy then to South Africa's unique huts, to India's red soil and by the way, we stopped by here to eat our late lunch with India's spicy and delicious curry rice and "nan", an Indian bread delicacy which is I recommend for you to eat in an Indian restaurant. We also went to Turkey and Thailand then down to our last and my most awaited stop-over; KOREA! In here, I was so excited to wear "hanbok", a traditional Korean dress. My smile is up to my ears while swaying and dancing with my chosen dress. I hope I can wear this dress to the real South Korea while walking along Nami Island and feel the ambiance being in Endless Love: Winter Sonata drama. LOL.

It was a long day indeed for the three of us. And one thing is for sure, I will definitely go back there soon with all the proper preparations. So here's a photo diary grabbed from Carlo showing our trip around the world in a day.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Sorry to keep you waitin' guys! As I want to be a responsible blogger, here I am posting the second installment of our Hiroshima trip from December of last year. After awed by the beauty of one of the UNESCO's World Heritage site, Itsukushima Shrine located in Miyajima island, we went to another World Heritage site. This time it's the Genbaku Dome; the only relic left by the first atomic bombing during the World War II. It was preserved and no one can go near the dome. You can only watch it along the bar fence but still, you can see what history and WWII brought. We also went to the mound where they buried the bodies unidentified due to the bombing and radiation. We also explore the museum where the other relics can be found. The museum showed us what is Hiroshima before the bombing, during the bombing and the after effects of the tragedy. Also, testimonies of survivors were recorded and preserved in the museum. While watching those things, you will realize how important world peace is. Everyone is hoping for this thing not to happen again. So let us support the world peace advocacy in every little thing we can do.

Project 7 of 365: Hiroshima Favorites

Friday, January 10, 2014

Does this building appears to you as a perspective drawing? Well, no, it isn't. Me, too, saw it like a perspective drawing in a tracing paper with all the colors.
How can you ignore me like that my dear deer?
Acorn all the way...
I have nothing to give so don't give me that kind of face... My heart melts...
Light my path Lord God...
In loving memory of autumn...
Get me a ticket to ride... TO THE TRAM TRAIN...
Dead but still alive...
A small ferry from Miyajima island

How do you like the pictures above? Before I will proceed to the second part of our Hiroshima trip (watch out for it...), I am going to share to you my favorite detail shots along the trip. These are 10 shots among the many shots I captured. I hope you like also these shots as I am. Comments are appreciated. Thanks in advance. Pictures taken by Canon EOS 60D and some photoshop magic.

Project 6 of 365: Autumn Blooms

Monday, January 6, 2014

After 48 years, here I am again to bring you some nature photography shots. It might be late for some autumn blooms this time but as always it's better late than never, right?! These pictures was captured during autumn at the back of our apartment. While looking at the window upon waking up, I decided to shoot some with my pajamas on. I went outside without any outerwear despite the cold. How was these shots? Do you like it? Is it a yay or a nay?

Miyajima Island: Itsukushima Shrine

Sunday, January 5, 2014

 Hello 5th day of 2014! Starting this year by posting leftovers from last year. One of my resolutions this year would be a responsible blogger (insert "crossed fingers" here...). To start, I am going to share to you a photo diary of our 1-day Hiroshima tour during the middle of December 2013 so beware 'coz I will bombard you with photos. Winter was not a hindrance to realize the trip. Packed with necessary things, down south we went by a bullet train. I will cut down this trip to 2 posts so here the first part, Miyajima Island: Itsukushima Shrine.