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Boracay’s white sand is contraband

There were persistent rumors in the past that very powerful individuals and business entities used to cart off sand from Boracay's beaches. One very powerful individual built ... (more)

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At Estacio Uno: a room with a view

Can waking up get any better with a view like that? The sliding door opens to a small balcony with a table and chairs. I spent at least three times a day in that balcony ... (more)

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Midday walk on the beach

Walking under the sun at noon is normally something everyone avoids. But on the beach, it isn't all that unpleasant especially when the destination is an Italian restaurant ... (more)

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Hibiscus and XnRetro App filters

The direction of sunlight is not something that a photographer can control. At noon when the sun is directly overhead is not the best lighting for photography, and there is ... (more)

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The sky, filtered

I was looking for a sky photo in my hard drive for this week's Photo Friday challenge and the most recent is a wide shot of the Victorias sugar refinery and thick white clouds ... (more)

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The mangrove and the wharf in Cadiz

When my friends and I left for Negros Occidental two weeks ago, we had no idea what we were going to do there. We were four friends from the U.P. College of Law -- Laly, Lisa, ... (more)

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The sun sets in Cadiz

During our seven-day stay in Negros Occidental, we spent most afternoons swimming. On one side of the pool at the hacienda in Cadiz was an unobstructed view of the horizon ... (more)