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Swimming with the Butanding!  
   

Swimming with the Butanding!

Ok so I ripped this photo off from the internet, cos I didn't have an expensive underwater camera to take my own picture. But you get the idea. Even though the visibility of the water wasn't quite as clear as in this picture, the butanding was indeed as large, and the feeling was as exhilarating as it looks. Simply fantastic...
Donsol (21-22 Apr 13)

April 24th 2013
Wow. I was floored. Not literally, of course. I couldn't be, since I was treading water in the middle of the sea. But the very first time I caught sight of the butanding (whale shark), it was swimming literally just one foot under me! And it was huge! A simply fantastic experience, as we managed to catch multiple "swims" with the butanding, which almost seemed unpeterbed by the doz ... 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
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