Clear Waters: Maniwaya’s Beaches and the Palad Sandbar

As our ferry boat cut its way across Tayabas Bay from the port at General Luna town, we were beginning to feel the effects of waking up before 3 A.M. and driving 5 hours to our jump-off point. The white and grey clouds that blocked the sun's rays didn’t help any. But as our boat... Continue Reading →

Mongpong Island: Colossal Rocks and Charming Beaches

Mention the island province of Marinduque and the first thing that comes to most people’s minds is the Moriones Festival during Holy Week. Marinduque, however, offers so much more than the colorful Lenten rites involving men and women garbed in the attire of biblical-era Roman soldiers. And so we discovered during a short trip to... Continue Reading →

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