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Philippines

Whaleshark nibbling on seaweed

Whaleshark nibbling on seaweed

Oslob Whale Shark Whale shark nibbling on seaweed in the Tan-Awan Marine Sanctuary near Oslob on Cebu Island I enjoyed swimming along the sanctuary markers in Tan-Awan every morning for three weeks. Occasionally there would be a whale shark or two swimming past the marker buoys and it was a thrill for me to watch […]

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East Timor

Com Village

Com Village

Comfort Village of Com The seaside village of Com is on the east end of Timor. Com is short for Comfort and it is spelled both ways on signs. It is about a 4 hour drive east of Dili. There isn’t a whole lot going on there but it is a peaceful place to stay […]

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Bali

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Indonesia

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat There is some political tension in Papua Barat because of an independence movement by some of the Papuans. The whole transmigration thing annoys them. The island of Java has a fairly high population so the government transplants Javanese throughout the island network of Indonesia to ease the population pressure at […]

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