Tag Archive: Davao del Norte

Fish Sanctuary in Panabo

“Kadagatan sa Panabo.” A family picks shells along the coastline of Cagangohan Fish Sanctuary in Panabo City, which is part of the Davao Gulf, and one of the priority areas for marine biodiversity… Continue reading

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Panas Falls in New Corella

“Landscapes of great wonder and beauty lie under our feet and all around us. They are discovered in tunnels in the ground, the heart of flowers, the hollows of trees, fresh-water ponds, seaweed… Continue reading

Swimming with Giant Clams

“Each species on our planet plays a role in the healthy functioning of natural ecosystems, on which humans depend.” ~ William H. Schlesinger, Biogeochemist Tridacna is a genus of large saltwater clams, marine… Continue reading

My Mindanao: Photographs for Hope

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen,… Continue reading

Tagum’s Giant Christmas Tree Lights Up Sky

The iconic Giant Holiday Tree was lighted on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 in the City of Tagum, Davao del Norte, to officially start the festive season of Christmas, and coinciding with Tagum’s 3rd Food Festival, one of the 14 monthly celebrations cooked up by the city with the most festivals.

Croc Girl Gone Wild

This is me. I went into the wild. (Which does not explain why I was wearing an oversized shirt, pajamas and pink boots, and I am not about to). It all started after… Continue reading

Flight

“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” ~ James Matthew Barrie (Scottish Dramatist and Novelist best known… Continue reading

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    A proud Filipina from Davao City (Dabawenya) I write a column for two newspapers. I shoot and write for travel magazines, and other commissioned projects. My crazy adventures turned me into a photographer. I am also a nutcase artist who paints and draws caricatures.

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    Early morning breakfast at Kopi's in Samal. Lami kaayo ang ginamus sawsawan. Riding the habal habal (motorcycle) around Brgy. Tagbaobo in Samal Island with background view of dam and ricefield. Mangomawang Falls, Brgy. Tagbaobo, Samal Island City Manang gives short orientation on snorkeling rules using makeshift vests in the protected area of Brgy. Tagbaobo, Samal Island -- the community's initiative on livelihood programs and tourism. Sunset at Samalan Camp Resort, Brgy. San Remigio, Samal Island, from my cellphone By Olan @thetravelteller "Yang duha ka MANDAYA... bubay haw osog
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