Wonderful November 2015

I had a steady November.  I worked, I traveled. I had fun in between. There were challenges. I am always amazed how God works. In times that I feel low, blessings came along.

November 1 and 2 were the days we remember the dead but you can trust Filipinos to make light of a somber occasion. Notice the hot pink tomb in the cemetery here.


My aunt’s friend sent us rambutan. Lots of them.


I have always egged my cousin to drive me to the Bood Promontory. It is an elevated area where the first mass in Philippines was held.  We used to cross the river in that area by hiring a boat to help us cross. Now, there is a hanging bridge and that is why I wanted my cousin to bring me there.


Standing on the middle of the bridge, I took a photo of Mt. Mayapay.


Oh, I saw this  photo contest in my  Facebook newsfeed. When I clicked on the link, I found my entry of last year’s contest being featured. No, I did not win. The Tinuy-an Falls entry won. Mine is the third one. Mine was taken in Laswitan, Cortes, Surigao del Sur. It is nice that two photos featured are both taken in the Philippines and in Surigao del Sur. I just hope they put captions to identify the locations.


The larger version of my entry is this.
This was taken last year and this year, my friend invited me again to join her on this trip.  My instagram page was filled with photos of that trip.

We made a side trip to the Britannia Group of Islands in San Agustin, Surigao del Sur. As the sun set that day, I was able to take this photo.

san agustin

Oh, since it is almost December, I got to clean the living room and decorate my tree.


 This artwork I made last November speaks a lot about my entire November. art


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  1. Elizabeth O. says:

    Wow! What a beautiful place to go to. The sights are definitely worth all the walk. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Congrats on placing in the photo contest. You really have a magnificent photo. It looks fun hanging around the bridge.

  3. I love how clean your IG feed looks! I also love that it’s mostly beach pictures, hehe.

  4. That photograph of Mt. Mayapay from the bridge is absolutely beautiful. Breathtaking and magical. I hope I can get to see it in reality one day.

  5. Rambutaaaan! 🙂 One of my childhood favorite fruit. Is it a fruit? haha thoughtful aunt! 🙂

  6. Love the shot of that bridge during sunset. And wow! You are very artistic. I love the designs of the flowers and the colors you used in it.

  7. We are truly blessed to be living in the Philippines. We have a lot of beautiful places to be proud of. I love the red & white theme of your living room – it does put one in a holiday mood.

  8. wow. such a beautiful place to visit. . i hope i’ll be able to go here soon

  9. Where was that place of your last years photo entry? Is it here in PH or elsewher its sooooooo beautiful!

  10. I love you IG theme and glad to know that you had a good time last month. Wish you all the best in 2016 and merry christmas.

    • Thanks, Kelly! I was on a trip. That is why my IG was predominantly beach photos. I am back to regular grind. Merry Christmas!

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