Somewhere over Alaska

Went to the Philippines for a short family visit. Woke up mid-flight to capture this beauty. It’s always boggling to see enormous mountains in miniature form. Perspective. That’s a metaphor I think 🤔 

Freshest Blueberry

Visited relatives in northern Mainland BC, near the Alaskan border. Roughly an 18 hour drive from Vancouver. 2 weeks before this trip, drove 3000 km to Portland and back. Maxed out on road trips for 2016.  The drive was grueling, but never boring. Mountains and winding roads kept the monotony at bay. My relatives live…

Pastel

Visited some friends in the DR after two weeks of backpacking in Peru and Bolivia. Luggage got misplaced at the airport and arrived one day late. Thankfully, my friend penciled in two days of our schedule in the capital, Santo Domingo. While waiting for my luggage, we took a guided city tour. Visited several beautifully…

Buckets

Hoop dreams. Jump shots. Crossovers. Dunks (I wish). An incredible game. Thrilling, frustrating. Violent, yet graceful. Just a ball and a bucket, but so many different ways to play. So many life lessons from a simple game.. also, Space Jam! (Insert R. Kelly music) We the north.

Caught My Breath…

Took a midnight bus from Seoul to Deogyusan National Park. Started hiking at 4 am to catch the sunrise. There was mention of a shelter at the summit which offered noodles. My friend and I were more than excited, we were starving. Our last “meal” was actually more of a snack at the bus station before…

Somewhere beyond the sea..

Summer. Random message from a friend. “Hey, wanna go sailing?” Went Sailing. Couldn’t believe how peaceful and serene it felt just 20 minutes away from downtown Toronto. Warm breeze. Sunshine. Gentle rocking. Worries melted away.. at least for the afternoon.