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Tag Archive | Marine sanctuary

Talima Marine Sanctuary: A Seamless Blend of Nature and Humanity

Talima Marine Sanctuary: A Seamless Blend of Nature and Humanity

In general, natural places where modernity and humanity have encroached experience some sort of change. Most exhibit a degree of damage while some are even downright devastated. So it’s a really a joyful feeling when we encounter beautifully preserved natural areas right in the heart of a bustling province. The Talima Marine Sanctuary right at […]

San Vicente Marine Sanctuary: A Developing Success in Marine Conservation

Have you ever observed something in progress? While evidence of man-made progress is generally observable, Mother Nature takes a rather slow, gradual, and unobtrusive path. She takes a lot of time—sometimes counted in tens, hundreds, or thousands of years—to heal, improve, or change the environs of a place. Seeing Mother Nature at work, even in […]

Scuba Diving in Chapel, Apo Island: Finding Love, Beauty, and Wonder Under the Waves

Apo Island is a peaceful, postcard-perfect island paradise. It has a rustic town, uniquely formed sea cliffs, an expansive snorkeling area, white-sand shores, and tree-covered hills. But like many of the amazingly beautiful places we’ve been around the country, its true beauty is hidden. The real gem of Apo Island lies beneath the blue waves, […]

Apo Island: Celebrating Love in a Sea Turtle’s Haven

Sweetie and I are always on a vigilant lookout for more exciting adventures. Instead of having dates in classic romantic settings, we spend our loving moments risking our limbs and lives, feeling the invigorating pump of adrenaline, and shamelessly immersing ourselves in childlike wonder observing Mother Nature’s treasures. For our third-year anniversary, we decided to […]

Kalanggaman Island: A Favorite Island of the Gods

According to an ancient Filipino legend, when the bathalas (gods) made the world, they took special time in creating the verdant and lovely island nation of the Philippines. The expenditure of extra time was worth it as they saw how beautiful the country is. They were so impressed with their creation that they decided to […]

Snorkeling in Sumilon Island: Seeing a Stunning World a Few Steps from the Shore

The world under the sea is a mysterious, dangerous, and spectacular place. It is vastly unexplored; we know more about outer space than our oceans. But here in Cebu, Philippines, we are fortunate to be blessed with so many places wherein we can explore this alien world with nothing more than a good-quality snorkel and […]

Project BLUE: A Worthy Endeavor to Save Sumilon Island’s Majestic Corals

Ever since we started our passion for adventures, we have always asked the question in our subconscious mind: why are we doing this? Yes, adventuring is indescribably fun, and we learn a lot of lessons in our adrenaline-pumping activities. But there should be more than just enjoying picturesque scenes, challenging ourselves to conquer our limits, […]