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Twilight in Donsol, Sorsogon  

Twilight in Donsol, Sorsogon

We drove ten hours to get here from Makati, Metro Manila. An otherwise sleepy town if not for its whale sharks, fireflies and shrimp farmers.
Not Just the Whale Sharks, There's the Shrimp Fishermen of Donsol Too!

May 23rd 2011
Late February of this year, I had my first encounter with the whale sharks of Donsol. Called Butanding by the local folks, my awesome experience with these "vegetarian" whale sharks boosted my confidence to bring the entire family to Donsol as our summer holiday. It was the end of the "Butanding" Season, and there was a raging typhoon around the area at the time we arrived in this fishing tow ... read more
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Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
13th June 2011

Oh My!
What a fantastic picture. Is it really that beautiful of a daybreak?
2nd November 2011

Found it!
Hi Lili, This photo came up on the front page some time ago - but by the time I got around it commenting on it, it had moved on. Just saw it there again now - love it!

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