Philippines

Death toll from Typhoon Vamco rose to 67 with 12 missing in Philippines – Photobook Photography Article

Death toll from Typhoon Vamco rose to 67 with 12 missing in Philippines Death toll from Typhoon Vamco rose to 67 with 12 missing in Philippines–> Mark Timbal, the spokesman for the National Disaster Agency, said 12 people were still missing in the affected areas of the main island of Luzon. Noting that most of the deaths (22) recorded so far were from the northern region of Cagayan Valley, 17 in southern Luzon provinces, 8 from Metro Manila and 20…

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A Weekend in Metro Manila, Philippines – Aerial Photography Article

A Weekend in Metro Manila, Philippines Metro Manila in the Philippines is a wonderful place to visit, bustling with life and culture. It is the most densely populated region of the Philippines and acts as the center of culture, economy, education and government. It is also a beautiful city packed with history, as you can see from some of our photos from the region. It attracts tourists from around the world, flocking there for food, culture, gaming, sights and the…

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A week paddling in the Calamian Islands – Linapacan and Palawan, Part 1 – ptanphoto – Underwater Photography Article

A week paddling in the Calamian Islands – Linapacan and Palawan, Part 1 – ptanphoto Second last night of our weeklong trip: We just had a final 15 km to go – easy peasy, compared to the other 25-30 km days we’ve had in some epic conditions. However, our rash guards were starting to smell ripe, despite our best attempts to rinse them out to dry every night. And most of us were suffering from awful itches from sandfly bites.…

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Diving in Tubbataha Reef, Philippines – ptanphoto – Underwater Photography Article

Diving in Tubbataha Reef, Philippines – ptanphoto We spent the past week on the Stella Maris Liveaboard, plying the remote Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Seas. Belonging to the Philippines, this 130,028 ha atoll was designated a UNESCO site in 1993, and can only be reached by liveaboards 3 months of the year (mid-March through May) owing to rough seas at other times. Despite trying to tamper our expectations, we went with high hopes of seeing tons of pelagics. Whale…

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