Sunday, October 2, 2011

el encuentro: edcel suyo y ferdz decena

el encuentro is a new eskapo series featuring two influential travel bloggers' profiles. head to head on their travel records. to jumpstart the series, i have two interesting blogger whose blog themes may be unique from one another yet both started their blogs as a personal journal and ended up finding their niche in travel. 

                                                     "el encuentro" 
edcel suyo                                               blogger                                         ferdz decena
soloflighted                                               blog                                                     ironwulf

hong kong                                          farthest north                                    sichuan, china
davao                                                farthest south                                                 sabah
biliran                                                farthest east                                                   guam
thailand                                             farthest west                                                     laos

manila to sta ana, cagayan                longest road trip             manila to claveria, cagayan
manila to davao                                longest boat trip                         singapore to manila
clark to bangkok                              longest plane trip                               manila to guam
bangkok to siem reap                       longest train trip                           hunan to guangzhu

kiltepan peak, sagada                         highest point                                  emeishan, china
moalboal, cebu                                  deepest swim                                   apulit, palawan
palaui lighthouse                                 longest trek                                       kota kinabalu
sagada cave connection                       hardest trek                                      bantakay falls

sunglasses                                     item/s lost in a trip                         shutter trigger, cap
headware                      memorable item/s given/bought on a trip                       compass
moma in sagada                         worst/weirdest food eaten                                 ant eggs 

note: 
1. farthest places reached are referenced from Manila (with Manila to Europe as West and Manila to Guam as East).
2. records here are subject to update. as we know travelers break their records from time to time. records here are updated as of this posting. 

30 comments:

Batang Lakwatsero said...

ayos 'to kuya Dom! haha..

Ed said...

ok toh Dom! napalunok ako nung malaman ko na si Ferdz ang ka encuentro ko dito. hehe. pero thanks again for this!

and because of this, I'm learning little by little about Geography & navigation. salamat!

journeyingjames said...

oi, ayos itong face-off na ito ah. very unique bosing dong!

btw, thanks ulit sa calaguas guide

The SoleSisters said...

ok tong bagong series. so great to finally meet you Dong! Til the next meet-up!

Traveling Hawk said...

That's a very interesting idea, dong ho, to compare the two bloggers! I will surely look after them.

gillboard said...

getting to know other travel blogges. that's nice.

good idea dong.

Chyng said...

aylavet! very unique idea.
thumbs up Dom! =)

alicesg said...

Will try to view their blogs soon. Have a nice weekend.

Micamyx|Senyorita said...

Hehe witness ako sa pagsagot nila nito :D

Luna Miranda said...

this should be interesting. looking forward to the series.

SandyCarlson said...

You've got some great travels ahead! I enjoy your blog.

docgelo said...

ant eggs for ferdz?
where in the world did he eat such? gaano kaya kalaki ang mga itlog ng langgam? appetizer? entree? dessert? hahaha!
..nice one, dom!

Pinoy Adventurista said...

another great way to know more about our fellow bloggers... kudos to you Dom! Great idea! :)

Reena said...

ang galing nto ah! :) paano mo nagawang naka-column yung face-off? hehe. btw, my longest train ride is from taft mrt station to trinoma mrt station. papasa na ba? :D

Photo Cache said...

very interesting post dong. looking forward to more of this.

thepinaysolobackpacker said...

wow! amazing toh. bagong susubaybayan. kakaiba! kudos! :) favorite ko sila pareho. I've always been a fan of Ferdz, a big blogger pero sobrang humble, and Ed naman is one of my closest.

The Nomadic Pinoy said...

interesting face-off! I just saw a video of Ramsay Gordon on his trip to India eating ant's eggs!

pusang kalye said...

galing!!!gumaganito na ng series ha.great idea and what better way to start it talaga Edcel and Ferdz,two influential travel bloggers indeed.!!!

Supertikoy said...

ang ganda ng concept sir! nag enjoy ako...looking forward for more of this series!

Pandelicious said...

This is so cute!!! :D

i've had the ant eggs also, with fond memories :)

Can't wait for the women's division!

SunnyToast said...

Interesting:)Kudos to you Dom

lakwatsera de primera said...

great idea Dom, another way to get to know more my favorite bloggers :)

tina said...

Wow! Nice idea Dom! :D Galing! :D
Love the concept! Will wait for more! :D

asiong32 said...

wow...guys like you dom, edcel and ferdz are really something to look up to. i mean, like a hero or something. i wanna be just like you guys! someday i will. hehe

Malditang "Kura"cha said...

parang Pacman at Marquez lang a hahah! lol! Great idea dom! 2 of the most admired travel bloggers. Naku preysure yan sa iba. ^_^. Kailangan umariba. hehehe!

Markyramone said...

Nice I can't decide where to put my money, all stats are almost equal, gandang match-up to hehe parang Pacquiao - Mayweather.


Great idea of a blog series.

Mitch said...

yeah, how about the female version? haha, exciting! These two guys are great to find here in one sitting. nice one! Congrats for this idea! til next El Encuentro..

Bengbeng said...

a female version is probably in the works haha

Lawstude said...

wow. unexpected match-up. can't wait for eric vs eric and aw vs aw lol.

great job dong.

OLAN (Olanology) said...

WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH... nainggit ako... gusto ko tuloy gumawa ng ganito... Hahahaha. :)

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