Its Time to Silverbackpack the Day

I was once asked why my Backpack was Black and not Silver. I had to explain that it was my hair that is now Silver and I travel with a Backpack.

That’s how the name Silverbackpacker originated. Travellers these days need to identify with a name, since it seems that every step they take needs to be documented. How times have changed since i first started all those years ago.

Here i will bring you travel tales from Past and Present so come aboard, look around and leave a footprint with a comment or two.



9 Stunning Philippine Sunsets

9 Stunning Philippine Sunsets

 Philippine Sunsets can be so magical. So many different colours light up the sky and reflect in the water.From blood red to to orange to purple It’s that magical time of day when the birds return to their nests, when tourists flock to the beach for their sunset... read more
Taytay Boni, Miagao

Taytay Boni, Miagao

Taytay Boni, Miagao Taytay Boni, is a stone bridge built in 1854. Taytay Boni lies just off the Miagao - Guimbal road on the junction to Bgy.Guibongan.  It took its name from the Illongo word, Taytay, meaning bridge and Boni taken from the name of its... read more

Essential Travel Gear | Keffiyeh ( Arab Headdress )

Essential Travel Gear | Keffiyeh ( Arab Headdress )

One piece of travel gear that i never leave home without is my Keffiyeh. Dictionary definition :- The keffiyeh (Arabic: كوفية‎, kūfiyyah, plural كوفيات, kūfiyyāt)), also known as a (ya)shmagh (from Turkish: yaşmak “tied thing”), ghutrah (غترة), ḥaṭṭah...
The Day I Drove a Train In Syria

The Day I Drove a Train In Syria

As the train pulled out of Aleppo Station bound for Latakia I settled back into my seat looked out of the window and watched as the suburbs  gave way to countryside. I relaxed, looked round at the other passengers and began to enjoy the train ride. A young girl...
My Marrakesh Express Ride

My Marrakesh Express Ride

  Looking at the world through the sunset in your eyes Traveling the train through clear Moroccan skies Ducks and pigs and chickens call Animal carpet wall to wall American ladies five-foot tall in blue Clear Moroccan Skies are very much in evidence and here I am...
Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sign Says | Danger

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sign Says | Danger

At most entrances there are signs warning visitors of the impending “Danger” The temple is in a advanced state of decay and ruin having been looted and neglected over the years. I would imagine that even a very small earthquake would bring the entire...

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