Category Archives: Skylines
Last Saturday afternoon, I walked around D.C. in search of some holiday cheer. I hadn’t been feeling the Christmas spirit, and decided to get myself out of the rut by seeing what wintertime activities were taking place in town. Can’t say I was totally successful, though. In a city with no shortage of flags, it […]
Not the best photo, but I like it nonetheless. This is the plaza of the rural Philippine town where my grandparents’ farm is located. My short visit there last month coincided with their fiesta, which is a day of celebration for the whole town. Aside from getting to enjoy musical performances and other activities in […]
Newseum. First Amendment.
I hope those of you here in the U.S. enjoyed your Fourth of July BBQs and fireworks. My family is spending the week in Charleston, SC. I mean, what more appropriate way to celebrate the country’s independence than to explore the first state to secede from the young Union, right? ;) Although this is only […]
Top photo: Orbit (an observation tower by Anish Kapoor) and the Olympic Stadium Bottom photos: the stingray-shaped Aquatics Center designed by Zaha Hadid and some apartments of the Olympic Village Last month, while in London, I went on a tour of the area surrounding the Olympic Park. It being a two-hour walking tour, I expected […]
On that sunny Tuesday morning of September 11, 2001, lecture finished early in Mr. Fraunberger’s AP Biology class. We were all just sitting around, talking, and waiting for the bell for second block to ring when our principal went on the PA system to announce that a plane had just crashed into one of the […]