North to South :

Luzon

Luzon, the main island, north of the Philippines, its rice fields, mountains, indigenous traditions, baroque churches, and surprises... Calabarzon : Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon. Central Luzon : Bataan, Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales, San Fernando, Pampanga. Cordillera : Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province.

Imus by Night

Imus by Night

Inspired by the lights of the nights, its dark and light poetry, or wondering about those still alive chicken death wagons...

Cavite Markets

Cavite Markets

Imus and Kawit markets, in Cavite, a classic photogenic experience !

Imus, Cavite, and Tagaytay

Imus, Cavite, and Tagaytay

Ambiance pictures of Imus, in the Cavite province, south of Manila, and a Tagaytay lunch at Leslie's, overlooking Taal Lake and its volcano.

Project Pearls in Batia, Bulacan

Project Pearls in Batia, Bulacan

Visit in Batia, Bulacan, with the Project Pearls NGO of the relocation site of the ancient inhabitants of Ulingan, Tondo.

Isabella road trip

Isabella road trip

A road trip, often on trails, meetings, villages in the mountainous province of Isabella.

Parade in Laurel

Parade in Laurel

On a Valentine's day, the impromptu encounter with a parade of floats where ladies parade in their party dress, in Laurel, Batangas.

Le long du lac Taal

Le long du lac Taal

At the Foothills of Tagaytay, on the barges of Taal Lake and its volcano, a little road trip, passing by villages like Talisay, Laurel, also resorts, fish farms, feeling the...

Fred Gunn's chembuster

Fred Gunn's chembuster

Fred Gunn is an american shaman living in Tagaytay, Philippines. He presents us his orgonite chembuster. Orgonite is an alloy of metals, minerals, crystals, whose purpose is...

On the road to the airport

On the road to the airport

Passing Cavite province on my way to the airport, a couple shortcut pictures that may talk about the urbanisation, the pollution, or simply the ambiance of the Philippines...

Orgonite and crystals bonsais

Orgonite and crystals bonsais

Discover Christie's bonsaïs. Christie is a orgone artist, creating art objects, jewellery, with energetic powers based on orgonite, crystals, ... in her workshop in...

Power pendants fabrication

Power pendants fabrication

In Tagaytay, on the slopes on the borders of Taal lake, facing the volcano, discover Christie at work. Christie is a orgone artist, creating in her workshop art objects,...

Rodem farm and garden restaurant

Rodem farm and garden restaurant

On the road to Tagaytay, Batangas, in Silang, Cavite, a green korean restaurant to enjoy and/or buy, the organic food from the farm.

Tagaytay

Tagaytay

Passing a couple days in Tagaytay, Batangas , 3h south of Manila, walking, driving around the city on the slopes around Taal lake and its famous volcano.

Cavite, Laguna ,Batangas, Manila rides

Cavite, Laguna ,Batangas, Manila rides

Cavite, Laguna, Batangas ; Tagaytay, Calamba, San Pablo, Manila, two days of buses, vans, jeepneys, tricycles : little stories of road trips in the south provinces of Manila....

Sitio Batchon, Manicayo

Sitio Batchon, Manicayo

Sitio Batchon and Sito Manicayo are two aeta communities in Tarlac.

Sitio San Martin, Aeta village

Sitio San Martin, Aeta village

A hundred of aeta families lives in Sitio San Martin, Bamban, Tarlac, one of the 2000 Gawad Kalinga villages.

Taal volcano

Taal volcano

Hiking in the tourist flow to the Taal Volcano, one of the icons of the Philippines, 2 hours from Manila, very popular trip on this Sunday afternoon.

Guiguinto cock fighting

Guiguinto cock fighting

First experience of cockfighting in Guiguinto (Bulacan), in a dedicated arena to this popular gambling game.

San Pablo cemetary

San Pablo cemetary

Passing through a province cemetery, typical of the Philllipines. San Pablo, Laguna.

Foto Baryo workshop

Foto Baryo workshop

Foto baryo initiated my workshop to hearing and speech impaired children at the Paaralan ng Pag-ibig at Pag-asa (School of Love and Hope) in San Pablo (Laguna).

It's also about cocks

It's also about cocks

Little provincial trip with a passage in a breeding of fighting cocks.

Kanawan II Shutters

Kanawan II Shutters

Excursion collective of photographers from different sides in the aeta village Kanawan, Bataan.

Kanawan II : People

Kanawan II : People

Portraits of aetas, natives of the northern Philippines, in their village Kanawan.

Kanawan II: Slideshow

Kanawan II: Slideshow

The tour goal is the projection to the villagers of our pictures of the previous visit, a year earlier.

Paete, Laguna

Paete, Laguna

Art, food, artifacts, zoo, multi-purpose day trip in Paete, Laguna, south of Manila.

Candaba houses and people

Candaba houses and people

Places, old spanish houses and people all along this excursion in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila.

Candaba Fiesta

Candaba Fiesta

Excursion towards Candaba, Pampanga, lunch is an opportunity for a tastin, then a little show to promote an upcoming festival.

Taal spanish heritage

Taal spanish heritage

Heritage session in Taal, Batangas, visiting many colonial spanish houses.

Taal People

Taal People

Lifestyle and portraits in Taal, Batangas, 2 hours south of Manila.

Ancester's Bones

Ancester's Bones

At Ifugao's, tribe from the mountains in Northern Philippines, perpetrates many ancestral rituals and customaries, spanish and american colonizers badly penetrated this...

TamAn, ifugao village

TamAn, ifugao village

In the heart of Banaue rice terraces, the ifugao village of TamAn, where lives simply people and animals.

Banaue rice terraces

Banaue rice terraces

The Banaue rice terraces, a wonder of the Phillippines islands, were carved 2000 year ago in the mountains of Ifugao by the ancestors of indigenous people.

Sagada Sumaguing cave

Sagada Sumaguing cave

Sagada, int he heart of the mountains, is well-known for its impressive wide caves, Sumaguing cave is the most famous.. Depending the period in the year, it can also connect...

Arsenia Bontoc se riz de la vie

Arsenia Bontoc se riz de la vie

Dans les rizières de Banaue, sur les fameuses terrasse des montagnes du nord des Philippines, s'éreintent chaque jour les paysans Ifugao, tribu ancestrale. Arsenia Bontoc,...

Banaue, TamAn-Terraces

Banaue, TamAn-Terraces

Kids playing, men maintening, ladies farming the rice, life goes on the ifugao rices terraces.

Sagada, Echo Valley

Sagada, Echo Valley

Hanging coffins, cemetery of Sagada, welcome in Echo Valley.

Banaue by night

Banaue by night

The sweet, peaceful night life in Banaue, city in the heart of the ifugao province.

Baguio by night

Baguio by night

Discovering Baguio by Night, the capital of the province of Benguet in northern Philippines.

Sagada to Baguio

Sagada to Baguio

Exotic transfert along the sloppy roads to go down to Baguio, main city of the region.

Sagada Lumiang cave

Sagada Lumiang cave

Piled 500 years aged coffins in the Luminag cave, Sagada.

Sagada

Sagada

Sagada is the capital of Mountain Province, in the northern Philippines.

Banaue to Sagada

Banaue to Sagada

Mountainous and scenic route to reach the capital of Mountain Province, Sagada.

Moma addicts

Moma addicts

Moma (bethel nut) is an addiction for many of the people in this province.

Banaue, Ifugao

Banaue, Ifugao

Banaue is one of the most picturesque cities of the Philippines in the province of Ifugao.

Laguna churches

Laguna churches

See the story on baroque churches of the Philippines in the province of Laguna, Liliw, Lucban, Majayjay, Nagclaran,...

Laguna people

Laguna people

Portraits and moments of people in the province of Laguna, south of Manila.

Pinatubo

Pinatubo

4x4 trip and hike up to Mt Pinatubo famous volcano, before diving into !

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Philippines International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Clark Freeport, Pampanga.

Los Baños Railroad life

Los Baños Railroad life

In Los Baños, Laguna, the abandoned railroad serves as main street for an informal village.

Malitam, Batangas

Malitam, Batangas

Malitam is a nice little village surrounded by water in the province of Batangas.