By Justine Balane
As if painted on canvass, the thicket of mangroves emerges in the middle of a seemingly endless expanse of blue water. A speedboat bearing visitors approaches slowly but the movement nevertheless stirs nearly a dozen creatures to fly out in circles from their arboreal haunt.
By Karen Bermejo
At least 1,600 people didn’t break the line on White Beach in the renowned island-resort of Boracay in Malay town, Aklan province, on May 16. For seven minutes, they massaged the heads, necks, shoulders and backs of clients in an attempt to break the record for the world’s longest massage chain.
By Carla P. Gomez
For its cool climate and many natural attractions, Don Salvador Benedicto town has been dubbed the summer capital of Negros Occidental province. Two-thirds of its territory has been declared a protected area, being part of Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP).
By Joey A. Gabieta
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Supertyphoon “Yolanda” may have brought devastation to many parts of the Visayas. But there is also a flip side.
By Carmel Loise Matus
, Joey A. Gabieta
, Nestor P. Burgos
Five months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” flattened his house, fisherman Danilo Chavez still lives in a shanty assembled from salvaged galvanized iron sheets and bamboo poles.