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When hearing the word “island”, all I can think of is scenery beaches, lush green surroundings, powdery white sand, and pristine turquoise water, the word island for me is synonymous with the word “perfect”. 648 more words


The Men of the Seas

Born out in the salty waters of the ocean, the second they left their mother’s womb, they learned to swim. They were rocked and cradled to sleep by the waves that move their houseboats, and they awake at the early rays of the sun, kissing their skin, making it shine like polished bronze. 103 more words


Tillah: Badjao woman who works with dignity

Tillah: Badjao woman who works with dignity

By Apolinario Villalobos

On my way to the bus terminal of Tacurong city where I was to take a van for Davao, I saw a Badjao woman who was carefully covering the seat of a motorbike with a piece of corrugated cartoon, supposedly to protect it from the scorching heat of the sun and a sudden downpour. 221 more words

Peaceful Puerto Princesa

We spent 3D/2D in Puerto Prinsesa, the part of our tour last 2014. This is I think my first time to fly! ♥ Thank God for the safe flight! 562 more words

Walking Under Water

Η μοναδική ιστορία των “Νομάδων του Ωκεανού”, των Badjao, που ζουν το μεγαλύτερο μέρος της ζωής τους στο νερό. Κοντά στο νησί Mabul, ανάμεσα στο Borneo, την Ινδονησία και τις Φιλιππίνες, τα παιδιά μαθαίνουν να κολυμπούν πριν μάθουν να περπατούν, και το ψάρεμα σαν κύρια δραστηριότητα, γίνεται κυριολεκτικά με περπάτημα κάτω από την επιφάνεια της θάλασσας. 105 more words

Hamburger ni Saddam

Ni Elmer Yuri Arisgado

Sa tapat ng Seconds’ Burger Stand, mapapansin ang ilang gabing pagbisita ni Sadam – isang batang badjao ng Bagong Tuklas o “Sitio Badjao” – isang floating village sa Barangay Dalahican, Lucena City, Quezon. 874 more words