Twenty fourteen was the year that I finally went crazy and left the comfort of traveling within the Philippines. I’ve been to a few countries before, but this year saw me setting foot on quite a handful of Asian nations. It’s also the year where I broke my own record of traveling for the longest period in one go—twenty five days. It’s nothing earthshaking compared to other veteran travelers, but yeah, it’s still something for me.
The year has been a fruitful one; breaking through the travel magazine industry and having some of my photos on print regularly, winning a few photography awards, getting a bloscar nod for my blog, and finally hitting the two million page-view mark for Lakad Pilipinas.
Five countries around Asia, nineteen provinces in the Philippines, one hundred twenty nine days of traveling, forty thousand images, an innumerable amount of beer and endless wads of money on souvenirs and whatnots. Allow me to relive the year that was on something that’s now a constant on my travels; the phone-shot, low-fi, squared, filtered, uploaded on-the-spot—Lakad Pilipinas Instagram.
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