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Whale Sharks in Donsol Philippines

After a nonstop 36 hour trip through the Ifugao Rice Terraces of Batad and Banau, we were immediately back at the Manila airport for a flight to Donsol, Philippines. Why Donsol you may ask? Well, having heard about the opportunity to see and even swim with the enormous Whale Sharks, we did our homework and made it a reality. As we...

Banau, Batad Rice Terraces

In reading through a handful of must see lists online and then more specifically in our travel companion "Southeast Asia on a Shoestring," we came across the Ifugao Rice Terraces. These rice terraces must have been built by hand long before the use of modern tools as they are estimated to have been carved into the steep mountains over 2,000...