Category: musings

Nothing wrong

(This article was first published inmy column at Sun.Star Davao on February 10, 2019. [https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1786948/Davao/Opinion/Estremera-Nothing-wrong]. But to make it more fun for this blog, I’m posting here some file photos of my adventures and misadventures). Whitewater kayaking on Davao River when the Davao Crocodile Park … Continue reading Nothing wrong

Sun.Star Davao: Are you in touch with your sense of hilas?

Hilas is a Visayan word meaning immoral, immodest, vulgar, nasty… but it means more than that. It’s one of those words that is embedded with nuances not carried over by mere translation into English. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2012/03/24/estremera-are-you-touch-your-sense-hilas-212992 This is just one of those stuff shared a lot … Continue reading Sun.Star Davao: Are you in touch with your sense of hilas?

Nudibranch ballet

‘Tis a lesson you should heed: Try, try, try again. If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try, try again…” — William Edward Hickson   Stalking a nudibranch in the waters of Paradise Island Beach Resort in the Island Garden City of Samal…