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Bamboo Architecture

The construction in the Philippines amazes me. It is so simple, yet so durable. Their main materials are bamboo and fishing line. They use this to construct scaffolding, walls, and even their outrigger boats (bancas) are tied together with fishing line. At first we were both questioning this method, but in reality this traditional construciton […]


Motorbike Trip

Not much going on here except for a motorbike trip around northern Palawan, Philippines. The local children are fantastic here. Extremely friendly. I can’t even describe it. Everytime you ride thru a small village, the children run out to the side of the road and extend their hand awaiting a high-five as you drive by. […]


Beginner Kite Boarding on Bulabog Beach, Boracay

This is an amazing sport really. All of your equipment could fit into a suite case. Unlike Sailing or Windsurfing which has huge sails, big surfboards that don’t generally transport well. All you need is a small beach, about 10 – 15 knots of wind and you’re good to go. You can easily bring the […]


Kite Boarding on Boracay

Boracay Island has two sides; A windward side and a leeward side. The leeward is party central with tons of restaurants, massages, shops etc. The windward side is dedicated to Kite Surfing and has the exact opposite vibe; Relaxed and Chilled. Quite lovely really. We ventured over to Bulabog Beach, the Kite Surfing beach, the […]


Back to our Roots

A short clip of our Boracay Island circumnavigation on a outrigger canoe sailboat. This was a stop at a beach called Puka Shell Beach. We loved this so much we may just go back for more!        


Sailing Philippine Style

  What a perfect day!  We could really get used to this resort living permanently. It is amazing.   We’d negotiated a round the island trip yesterday with a beach vendor for 2000 php or $55 CAD. After a fantastic fruit and musli breakfast we headed out with snorkel gear, dry bags and sunscreen. I […]


Chaos

Organized Chaos accurately describes the Philippines. It’s amazing. It’s awaking. It makes you feel alive. Our 16 hour long haul flight went quite well. Good service. Tons of food and we managed to pay an extra $50 per person for bulk head seats. Well worth it. Ashley slept for a good 10 hours. I managed to sneek […]


Spider House

We (mostly Ashley) have been firming up our accommodation for our Philippine adventure in December. I am definitely starting to get stoked about some of the places we’ll be staying at. After a 120 hour flight from Vancouver to Manila we will be going directly to an island called Boracay. This is a small island known for a […]


El Nido Hike

We’re in the swing of things after 2 1/2 weeks of vacation. Took a really long time to forget the work stress and the day to day life at home. The days are starting to blur together. Here’s some pics from a short day hike to a waterfall and also others from our motorbike trip. […]


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