Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines


Welcome, welcome 'o weary traveler... from where do you cometh? Are you seeking new lands to conquer, perhaps planning a visit to the Philippines? Or are you simply feeling home-sick and hungry for photographs of home? Whatever, feel free to look or share. An adventure awaits.

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Monday, April 30, 2012

#171 Is it Summer yet?


It's been a hot couple of weeks, too hot to be holed-up in the city. So off we went to find some relief along the coast. 


We found ourselves in Calumboyan, Cebu, about two hours north of Mactan, in a resort overlooking an emerald sea. The sun was nearly overhead when I took this photograph. But hey didn't they say it would be too contrasty to shoot at noon? Not at all when you're along the coast. Unless the sun is directly overhead, the water isn't going to shimmer emerald like today's postcard. Enjoy.  

(Pixel-peepers: It was too hot to be pounding the shore so I hewed along the trees that lined it, where I discovered this nook from which I took today's postcard. Sometimes, you just have to take several steps back to get the best view.) 

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