Monthly Archive: September 2018


Visiting a Bahamas fort

The historical Fort Charlotte in Nassau is what I always envisioned forts should be—an imposing structure located on top of a hill surrounded by a moat, with thick walls and dungeons with a draw bridge, except that the moat is dry. You can walk all around it. Fort Charlotte, a British colonial era fortress, is...


Carabao tails

A farmer plows the rice field in preparation for the planting season in Davao Oriental, southern Philippines. We call them carabao, kalabaw, kabaw, a water buffalo in Southeast Asia dubbed as the beast of burden. The carabao is a farmer’s most trusted and most valuable partner and companion in the industry. In addition to helping farmers...