WWOOFING at Hacienda Luz de Corazon Days are quiet on the farm. awake to the sunrise. swing out of the hammock. stretch & outta the yome. light up the kitchen stove. heat up the water. pour over the coffee sock. feed the 6 dogs in order…Woo-Chin-Chee first, then Gordo, Krishna, Buddyyy, and then Eve&Lily. […]Read more "Off the Grid Farm Living in Costa Rica"
I shot this roll of film last year in Humboldt, Oregon, and Washington D.C. It’s the first time I got a black and white developed and I enjoyed how most of the pictures turned out even though it was overcast on most shots. I will definitely want to try this film again on days when […]Read more "B&W in Town, Coast, & Snow"
My friend and I stayed in a couple of hostels in Costa Rica. Rugged dormitory beds. Cold showers. Sleeping in a room with strangers. Stretchin’ your dollars. It was heaven. I wanted to spend time living in discomfort. I wanted to live simply and remove the conveniences from my daily routine. You share a room […]Read more "Hostel Good Life"
The internship I’m participating in this summer consists of twenty students who are all from various backgrounds. Many of us come from Native American tribes or from the Pacific Islands. Earlier this week, we visited a high school in the Ngobe village, one of the indigenous tribes of Costa Rica. We had the opportunity to […]Read more "Cultural Exchange with Ngobe High School Students"
The largest exhibition of butterflies in Costa RicaRead more "Costa Rica Butterfly Conservatory"
Drove an hour north to check out the Lupinus blooming out in the hills.Read more "Lupine Bloom"
200 miles up the Pacific North Coast. Arcata, CA to Humbug Mountain in Oregon. 3 days. Drive. Surf. Camp.Read more "Solo Trip to Oregon Coast"
It’s easy to forget the simple pleasures we can enjoy. Being stoked from finding an awesome campsite along a trail. Sitting on the dirt to soak in a view. Throwing rocks off the edge of a cliff. Having good company and gathering by a fire. Sleeping in a tent and waking up to the snow. […]Read more "Mountaintop Camping"
It was another warm and musty day in the province of Lubao. My Dad, Uncle, Two Aunties, grandma, and I squeezed into our little car and wilted away as we drove to visit my grandpa at the cemetery. My Dad and Uncle sat peacefully in the front while us four in the back tried to […]Read more "Alley Thugs in the Philippines"
It seems like natural disasters are just common occurrences now We constantly hear about it through the media and just accept that they happen We tune it out We move on with our day Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. A lot of the time, the actual physical impacts are not the worst part of natural […]Read more "Thoughts on Typhoon Haiyan"