We’re nearing the end of 2016 and the end of another year of travel and adventure. Here’s a look back at the places we’ve visited.
On our travels and even just at home we’ve often come across various species of Philippine birds beyond the all-too-common maya or Eurasian Tree Sparrow. Many of them are endemic or native to the country while the bird we often call maya is not. The Eurasian Tree Sparrow was actually introduced to the Philippines from Europe, an invasive species that later became so common in urban areas that people think is is the only species called maya. Continue reading Gone Birdwatching
2015 was in several ways a boon for travel. With unusually few typhoons throughout the year and somewhat less rougher seas it was possible to visit various spots in the Philippines almost the whole year round. Here are some of our photo highlights from the year that was.
We first became aware of the beauty of white sand beaches during our honeymoon years ago at Bantayan Island in northern Cebu, Philppines. Bantayan was suggested by Canadian friends who seemed to know more about these places than mere locals like us. We ended up having a long love affair with white sand beaches ever since, grabbing every chance we get to visit one. Continue reading Crazy for White Sand Beaches