Your favorite 2011 picture #28 : Kristian Dowling

You will have noticed that I have extended this column to January. Indeed, I received some late submissions yet did not want to reject any...
You will have noticed that I have extended this column to January. Indeed, I received some late submissions yet did not want to reject any so this will go on for a few days. Today's picture takes us to L.A. It was taken by Kristian Dowling from Melbourne. Leica M9-P with 50mm Summilux Discover more about Kristian's work at  www.kristiandowling.com

Good-bye Philippines

Let's say it straight away, the Philippines have been our best human experience so far. Filipinos are extremely friendly and charming people. Life is not...
Let's say it straight away, the Philippines have been our best human experience so far. Filipinos are extremely friendly and charming people. Life is not easy here for most of the population but it doesn't prevent people to smile most of the time. Being easily identified as foreigners, we'd be greeted by many people in the streets. Always polite and welcoming, never invasive or with after-thoughts. I can't recall how many times I was wished Merry Christmas or Happy New Year while walking in the streets, it even got exhaustive after a few hours. The Philippines are not a mass...