Photos from Siquijor Island

Photos from Siquijor Island

I go out and take pictures a lot these days, and working myself through a whole stack of archived stuff as well. Living in Puerto Galera now for a while after being on Siquijor Island for over a year, there is a lot of new ground to cover with the camera. I started this new project, may you like to check it out: I see Puerto Galera All those pictures are free to download and to use. My photos are…

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How do I mount the GoPro on the Yamaha?

How do I mount the GoPro on the Yamaha?

A bit embarrassing video with a very dusty motorcycle as subject. Believe me: i do wash the thing. But life here in Puerto Galera is extremely dusty, even in the rain season. But the question on what mounts I use to attach the GoPro to my Yamaha SZ150 is answered in the short video below. In the category “Readers Ask Questions” I answer question about my lifestyle as a nomad, life in the Philippines, my gear and sometimes about my…

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My love/hate relationship with social media

My love/hate relationship with social media

As I travel a lot, if not constantly, my first connection with people is thru Social Media. Friends you leave behind will follow me on Facebook and followers, subscribers and visitors are anxious to see my next move or discovery, and some even my next article (those who subscribed to the email-updates: thank you, thank you, thank you) I love my blog, I love social media and I had no problem putting my life out there in the open, since…

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Warranty Procedure, my new GoPro Hero5 Black

Warranty Procedure, my new GoPro Hero5 Black

My GoPro Hero 5 Black had a leakage while snorkeling on Siquijor Island a while ago, and a few days ago I published a blog about the procedure of returning it to GoPro under warranty. I had to wait to start the warranty procedure until I had an address I was going to stay for at least 2 weeks. For that is how long GoPro says they need to switch cameras. I can tell you: they are faster than they…

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Why I like being a Recluse

Why I like being a Recluse

Many studies state that human beings need contact with other human beings. We need both the intellectual, social and sexual interactions with other human beings in order to blossom and grow. As a reclusive I can say: I’m only human. Occasionally I do need contact with human beings, as only to proof that I love my reclusive lifestyle. It is also said that people who live as recluses are those who are wounded, emotionally immature or suffer from some kind…

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Three mistakes I made on Social Media

Three mistakes I made on Social Media

I blog since blogging was invented. I was one of the first, and for over 15 years I’ve been blogging almost every day. There were moments in my life that every occasion was observed on blogability. In those days blogging was fun. You opened one at one of the so many platforms and instantly you had an audience, since there were not many of us. We had fun sharing, working, linking and helping each other. We followed our hearts and…

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How to ship your GoPro by UPS, warranty procedure

How to ship your GoPro by UPS, warranty procedure

My GoPro Hero5 Black got water inside the LCD screen in the front. It is a common problem with this camera and GoPro has no problems with the camera being returned within reasonable time after purchase. Mine was bought 8 months before the leakage occurred. I was snorkelling in maybe 2 meter deep water, camera was closed properly and yet the display stopped working and I could clearly see water inside. I took a picture of the damaged camera Since…

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