Taj Mahal


Off-road, on the way to the Gobi Desert, spotted this ger replete with modern techy accouterments: solar panels, satellite dish, and a motorcycle.

Sagada is the worthwhile destination. . . The way to-and-fro Sagada is the travel-adventure. . . a changing and serendipitous collage of mountain ranges and rice terraces, with the unpredictable wardrobe of clouds, mist, fog and rains that drapes the landscape, ephemeral and mystical. . . . Then, there are the endless winding roads carved on mountainsides with rock faces punctuated with waterfalls, and jeepneys suddenly appearing from the around the bends, top-loaded with passengers al fresco. . . .