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Sinulod 2014 Cebu City

Sinulog 2014 rain

Sinulog 2014 starts this weekend but I will be in LA and will miss the main event It has been raining steadily the past 3 days in Cebu City, Philippines but the preparations for Sinulog 2014 are in full swing. It is now over 2 months since Typhoon Yolanda caused widespread damage in Leyte and […]

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 […]

Feeding whalesharks in Oslob

Feeding whalesharks in Oslob

Tan-Awan Feeding whalesharks The fishermen on the southern tip of Cebu Island near Oslob have grown accustomed to feeding whale sharks in an effort to increase tourism in the area. There is a marine sanctuary in Tan-Awan where the sanctuary administration is set up under some trees and the local boat men are hired to […]

Oslob Whalesharks Butanding

Oslob Whalesharks Butanding

Oslob Whale Sharks Butanding Tan-Awan Cebu Philippines I have been spending a few days on the south coast of Cebu Island looking for whale sharks. The fishermen in the area feed them shrimp in the mornings in an effort to increase tourism in the area. It seems to be working because a resident school of […]

Cebu Harbor

Cebu Harbor

Cebu Harbor Cebu is a major shipping hub in the Philippines. I really enjoy taking pictures of the boats and activity in the channel between Cebu and Mactan Island. Shipping vehicles between the different  islands in the Philippines is rather easy but it takes a few times doing it before you get used to the […]