What’s Next

To be honest, I’ve felt iffy after the 1st leg. I say iffy because I can’t think of the best word for it… so iffy. I feel like I haven’t done the most that I could for Galera and its woes. A write-up or two about the issues can reach people, yes. But I now […]

Puerto Galera, At The Heels of Boracay

The similarities between Puerto Galera and Boracay are not limited to aesthetics and the sun/sand/sea gratification they offer. The rise of these prime Philippine tourist destinations is practically the same, with Puerto Galera at the heels of Boracay. Both are paradise discovered, developed and overdeveloped, at the cost of the environment and the local communities […]

Wait and See/Sea

You can say that nothing is going right for TDC’s first leg. I come into Sabang when weather’s pretty bad. The water is restless. Cloudy skies. No one goes beyond the house reef to dive. I have sashimi as my late lunch and it is old fish. I feel scared for my tummy. My contact […]