You know it is THAT hot

When the layers are adding and adding .. You’ll easily distinguish the tourist, usually half naked, while locals as usual know better when it comes to protect their skins from the sun – we are in Asia: white is the only beautiful skin colour! Add gloves, long socks, helmet (or should I say plastic bucket) and the must have anti pollution mask. I can’t help … Continue reading You know it is THAT hot

Repurposing on the road, Filipino Style

Spend some times in the Philippines and you’ll very soon realise that the sky is the limit when it comes to make the best with what you have. Creativity doesn’t need money to express itself at best. Your motorbike is too small to fit 6 passengers? Take a basket ball to make an additional seat! Wish you could fit 4 more kids on your bike? Here … Continue reading Repurposing on the road, Filipino Style

Mundane Monday: off to work (Filipino version)

Advices from a Tree Stand tall and proud Sink your roots into the Earth Be content with your natural beauty Go out on a limb Drink plenty of water Remember your roots Enjoy the view Want to better photography while opening your eyes and your heart to the Mundane little things all around you? Simply follow Jithin (Photrablogger blog) and especially his Mundane Monday Challenge.  All … Continue reading Mundane Monday: off to work (Filipino version)

The well deserved break of the Filippino biker

OFF–SEASON. : a time of suspended or reduced activity; especially the time during which an athlete is not training or competing. The tricycad or pedicab (tricycle) is a classic in the Philippines. It’s basically a customized bike, like a side car. In theory, they are made for made for 4 passengers. The reality is pretty different, as you’ll often find 4 … on each bench! Add … Continue reading The well deserved break of the Filippino biker

The French word of the day: Mur (to ride in peace and to listen to…)

Live from Paris, for another day before we head to Switzerland.. Here is my take on the weekly photo challenge on Wall (mur): First time I saw a bike embed into a Parisian wall, with the logo Ride In Peace, I thought it was a little memorial for an unlucky rider. Then I saw another one, in another district. And another one..So I did my bit … Continue reading The French word of the day: Mur (to ride in peace and to listen to…)