This online shoebox contains random pictures, notes, whatever. I've been a professional writer-photographer for so many years now. It's a damn good excuse to carry a camera around.

Posted By Lester V Ledesma
Two minutes is all it takes. The quickest haircut is also the most thorough:

Kalbo

Photographed in the town market of Taal, Batangas :)


 
Posted By Lester V Ledesma
The town of Taal, Batangas is a popular day trip from Manila. But if you get the chance to spend the night there:

Taal 
Night

DO IT!!!!


 
Posted By Lester V Ledesma
The highway stretches before you, its concrete curves meandering past an idyllic backdrop of pine trees and rolling hills. You are traversing a ridgeline 600m above the sea.

To your right is a carpet of green; on your left is that postcard-perfect view of Lake Taal, its volcanic island spewing a feathery smoke trail, far down below. Here, the air is fresh and the winds are cool; this is nothing like hot, dusty, noisy Manila.

Taal 
Night

Glad to have written and photographed a piece on one of my hometowns. Read more about it in this month's issue of Jetstar Asia Magazine.


 
Posted By Lester V Ledesma
The Basilica of St. Martin de Tours in Taal, Batangas gets a big share of visitors even at noontime on ordinary days.

Taal

Here's part of the reason why:

Taal2


 

 

 
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