Diving in Biri

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Our continuous quest for off-beat dive sites brought Ate Claudia and I on the laid back island of Biri in Northern Samar, a place popular for its rock formations and usually out of the diver’s radar. Unknown to many though, the town offers some great…

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Diving in Lubang

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Lubang Island

Thinking of my activities for the next day made it hard for me to sleep on my first night in Lubang. The images of the lighthouse and the open blue water kept playing on my head when I closed my eyes. I was terribly excited!…

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Scuba Diving Siargao

Friday, August 16, 2013

On our continuous chase of off-the-beaten dive sites in the country, Ate Claudia and I reached the surfing haven in the northeastern Mindanao – Siargao Island. Situated off the coast of Surigao City and fronting the roaring Pacific Ocean, Siargao is famous for its waves….

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Diving in Coron: Irako, Kogyu Maru and East Tangat Wreck

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Diving in Coron

The history of scuba diving in Coron can be traced back in World War II when air strikes by United States Navy Task Force 38 on September 21, 1944 against Japanese Imperial Navy in Manila Bay forced the Japanese to transfer their remaining fleet to…

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Surreal Shark Diving in Malapascua

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

After almost three years since our first dive trip in Malapascua, my dive buddy Ate Claudia and I were back to the island to try our luck, once more, to see the Thresher Sharks of Malapascua. The site known as Monad Shoal, southwest of the…

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Bohol: Balicasag Dives Finally

Friday, March 1, 2013

For more than four years of being a scuba diver, I believe I have already visited the major dive sites of the Philippines except Subic and Bohol. I am not keen on visiting Subic anytime soon but Bohol had been on my bucket list ever…

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