TheLoneRider
a nomad in search of...
I'm in  Moalboal, sardine diving anyone? Email me. -- TheLoneRider




Freediving Moalboal skin

Freediving Moalboal

(July 10-18, 2017) With its dive wall reaching depths of 300m just meters from the beach, Moalboal is an ideal place for freediving. On my own, sometimes with a buddy, I was gung-ho to see how I do freediving within safe limits with no rope, no instructor and no support.....more »»

Scuba Diving through the  Sardine Bowl scuba diving

Scuba Diving through the Sardine Bowl

(July 17, 2017) I've been through the sardine bowl many times with my freediving, so I thought scuba diving in the shallows to do a photoshoot is the same old thing. I was dead wrong. It went beyond amazing!....more »»

Bitcoin Transaction at 7 Sins Bar, Moalboal sliceoflife

Bitcoin Transaction at 7 Sins Bar, Moalboal

(July 12, 2017) Since I've opened a Bitcoin account in Bali last year, I haven't made any transaction yet. I couldn't find any establishment in the Philippines accepting Bitcoin in the Philippines until now. Here at 7 Sins Bar in Moalboal, I was able to pay for my P100 pineapple juice in Bitcoin.....more »»

Scuba Diving Tongo Point with SeaQuest Dive Center scuba

Scuba Diving Tongo Point with SeaQuest Dive Center

(July 10, 2017) Tongo Point is one of the more popular dive spots in Moalboal. With depths going down 60m, we stayed at 18m traversing the wall for a 45min dive. With Rudy, a 20-year dive master veteran of Seaquest, he knew where to point us for interesting finds.....more »»

Revisiting Moalboal traveling

Revisiting Moalboal

(July 10-16, 2017) Tongo Point is one of the more popular dive spots of Moalboal. With depths going down 60m, we stayed at 18m traversing the wall for a 45min dive. With Rudy, a 20-year dive master veteran of Seaquest, he knew where to point us for interesting finds.....more »»

Karma Yoga at S Hotel, Cebu yoga

Karma Yoga at S Hotel, Cebu

(July 5-7, 2017) During my 5-night stay at S Hotel, I offered Karma Yoga to its helpful staff and to friends as well. Meeting on the mat is just as good as a coffee conversation without the caffeine.....more »»

Life Coaching for a Competition Dancer meditation

Life Coaching for a Competition Dancer

(July 5, 2017) A competition dancer in Cebu asked around the yoga community who could help her meditate to develop stillness of the mind to gain competitive advantage in the upcoming major dance contest in Manila. My name popped-up 3 times from different sources. I received a message from her when I was in Bohol asking me to come to Cebu to hold that space for her. I said yes.....more »»

Back to Cebu: Life Coaching and Jeanne traveling

Back to Cebu: Life Coaching and Jeanne

(July 3-10, 2017) I was still enjoying my stay in Bohol but had to cut it short for Cebu. I had a few reasons for coming back to Cebu - I had to conduct a meditation/life coaching session, I had to see my dentist, and I wanted to see Jeanne who was going through a transition.....more »»

Lazarus people

Lazarus

(June 12, 2017) From out of a fleeting and written-off past, from a different place and social circle, a dear old friend with whom I had such an affection to, unexpectedly shows up in Cebu - like Lazarus arising from the dead.....more »»

A Life of Suffering? I Disagree lucid

A Life of Suffering? I Disagree

(Apr 24, 2017) Buddha claims that all life is suffering caused by selfish craving and personal desire. Christianity claims that we are born into suffering with Original Sin from Adam and Eve. Islam says suffering is built into the fabric of existence so that Allah may see who is truly righteous. In Judaism, suffering was thought to be the ultimate form of divine purification leading to unio mystica. I ponder. Why should life default to suffering? I have a limited mind, limited thinking and a limited life experience - but I disagree.....more »»

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