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A River Scene 5: Extra Long

Photo of extra long dugout canoes being used for public transport along the Fly River

World Environment Day: Tureture – The Vanishing Village

Originally posted on A Traveler's Tale:
The village of Tureture as seen from its coast This photo essay was scheduled to be posted for later date but, realizing that the World Environment…

Daru Island: On Muddy Shores

May 2014:  There I was again staring at this sunset from the balcony of an aging inn called New Century on Daru Island in the Gulf of Papua. I flew straight to this… Continue reading

Shifting Gear

For quite a long while now,  I have been a DSLR-toting traveller, dragging heavy photography gear in my trips to often harsh and unfriendly environments and for assignments often unrelated to photography. My… Continue reading

World Environment Day: Tureture – The Vanishing Village

This photo essay was scheduled to be posted for later date but, realizing that the World Environment Day is being observed today, June 05; I decided to publish it now.  In the US,… Continue reading

Singkil Dancer 7

Sensuous Singkil 3

Singkil is the most popular traditional dance among the tribes of Muslim Mindanao.  The dance tells the story of the lovely Princess Gandingan whose struggles against evil are portrayed through the challenges of… Continue reading

Sensuous Singkil 2

March 2014: On a single night, I witnessed 3 different versions of Singkil, the most popular ethnic dance among the ethnic tribes of Mindanao.  The dance tells the story of the lovely Princess… Continue reading

Singkil Dancer 2

In the Singkil Dance, the lead dancer representing the legendary Princess Gandingan, maintains a solemn and dignified pose throughout the dance which starts at a slow pace then gradually rises to a crescendo… Continue reading

Refuge on the Fly

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