Paco Park, Manila
Entrance to historic Paco Park, Malate, Manila, Philippines
Posing with tourism students in Paco Park after being interviewed for their class project.
Scent of Frangipani
Arah enjoys the smell of Plumeria alba.
Initial grave of José Rizal, Filipino national hero
Walls within walls: circles within circles
Viewing the inner wall of Paco Park from atop the outer wall: round park is round.
Horse-drawn carriage in Intramuros, Manila
Quezon and MacArthur
Statues here depict General Douglas MacArthur and President Manuel Quezon at a meeting to discuss the liberation of Manila during World War II
Arah and Kat in Manila
Arah and Kat soak up the sunset in the White Moon Bar at Manila Ocean Park
Sunrise in Banaue
Sunrise over the Banaue Hotel and Youth Hostel, Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines
On the way to Banaue
Arah investigates flora on the way from the Hotel to "downtown" Banaue
Rice Terraces in Banaue
Viewing the rice terraces of Banaue.
Atop Rice Terraces in Banaue
A guardian of the rice terraces: different tribes of Ifugao have different styles.
Mist begins to burn off of Banaue on the morning we head for Batad.
Sunlight on Terraces
Between Banaue and Batad
On the way to Batad, Arah and I take our first ride in the iconic Philippines vehicle: the jeepney.
Descending toward Batad
The shortcut, not the longcut.
Along the edges of the terraces
At Ramon's Homestay in Batad
Skull decoration in hut
Woman decoration in hut
Mugging with our host Ramon
Ascending from Batad
Via the "shortcut"
Traveling from Banaue to Sagada via Jeepney, passing a motorbike.
Arah admires a room full of looms at Sagada Weaving, Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines
Above the garden
View from our room at St Joseph's Rest House in Sagada
Christian graveyard in Sagada.
Climbers prepare to ascend the limestone cliffs of Echo Valley.
The Hanging Coffins of Sagada
Tubs of catfish in the market in Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
Goodbye Philippines: Hello Cambodia
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor complex, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Our awesome guide Kim Sy explains the significance of this pool as young monks swim in the distance
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Naga at the entrance of Angkor Wat.
Battle scene in Angkor Wat