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, September 22, 2014

#297 Dawn Silhouettes

In Tagburos, a small town on the coast of Puerto Princesa in Palawan, we were greeted at dawn by an unusually low tide that stranded fishing boats in ankle-deep water. With nary a wind nor a wave, the shallows turned into a near perfect mirror-image of the sky above. Fishermen were scurrying from shore to their boats, then pulling them into deeper water. Low tide notwithstanding, they have families to feed. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: At the crack of dawn, as the dark tones of the night begin to lift, it's still not bright enough to see anything except silhouettes on a monochromatic landscape. It's a challenge to tell a story, yet tell we must.)

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