The photos that you see here were all taken while I was on my vacation in the Philippines last September-October 2009. My favorite subjects are beautiful sceneries, sunsets, oceans and people.
I took all of these photos somewhere where almost, if not all of the residents are living below the nation's poverty level. But looking at the photos below, you can see happy, innocent smiles of children, unpretentious smile of a man, a woman, a mother or a child.
Filipinos are very flexible when it comes to a place to rest. They can get a very good sleep anywhere as shown in these photos:
These are some of the faces of poverty:
at this young age, she should be in school instead of running in the street earning a living for the whole family
Some of favorite past times:
Palm reader and paparazzis at the park
Baby sitting at the park
And last but not the least, this is unique only in the Philippines:
A truckload of People and cows
This one just loves photography as much as I do. She'll twists her neck, lie on the ground or even pissed her boyfriend just to get the shot she wanted, hehehe!
I want to close this post with this wisdom: "the happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the most of everything that comes along their way."
Happiness is a choice. Choose to be happy always. Smile!