White Beach (Basdaku), Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines. About the beach & my experience.

White Beach (Basdaku), Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines. About the beach & my experience.

On my second day in Moalboal, I visited the famous Basdaku White Beach there with my friend Brad. Brad Chilby is a landscape photographer from Sydney (https://chilby.com.au/), Australia. Initially, our plan was to go to the island of Pescador, but since we were over-exhausted from visiting three waterfalls the previous day, including doing Kawasan canyoneering,…

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Sumilon Island (Oslob) & sandbar, Cebu, Philippines. Location, getting around & my experience

Sumilon Island (Oslob) & sandbar, Cebu, Philippines. Location, getting around & my experience

Located in southern Cebu, Sumilon Island is a 15 minutes boat ride from Oslob, the coastal town famous for whale sharks. Cebu City to Oslob is a driving distance of about 3-4 hours, depending on traffic. From Moalboal, it takes a little less than two hours to reach Oslob by car. Even though you can combine your trip to Sumilon Island with whale shark watching (or swimming with the whale sharks) at Oslob,…

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Exploring Panagsama town & beach, a short distance from Moalboal, in Cebu, Philippines

Exploring Panagsama town & beach, a short distance from Moalboal, in Cebu, Philippines

Panagsama is a small town in the south of Cebu in the Philippines, famous for the Panagsama beach and its many restaurants serving traditional and international cuisines. It is about 4 km from Moalboal. I first heard about Panangsama at the Blue Orchid Resort in Moalboal where I was staying. My friend and I had had a long day of visiting waterfalls in Cebu.

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Top ten beaches in Kauai, Hawaii

Top ten beaches in Kauai, Hawaii

Here is a list of the top ten beaches in Kauai including activities, facilities, safety and driving directions. I was in Kauai for six days and wished I had more time to explore the island. Kauai is divided into four parts: North Shore, South Shore, West Shore and East Shore.

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Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Tunnels Beach (Makua Beach)

Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Tunnels Beach (Makua Beach)

Located on the North Shore of Kauai in Hawaii, Tunnels Beach or Makua Beach is famous for snorkeling and scuba diving. Lush green forests and mountains along the beach, give it a picture perfect landscape. The name 'Tunnels' comes from the various underwater lava tube...

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Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Hanalei Bay & Hanalei Pier

Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Hanalei Bay & Hanalei Pier

Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on the north shore of the island of Kauai. The town of Hanalei is at the midpoint of the bay. It consists of long stretches of sandy beaches (almost two miles) and the bay itself is surrounded by mountains.

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Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Wailua Beach

Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Wailua Beach

Located along the corridor of the coconut coast and at the mouth of the Wailua River, Wailua Beach is a white sand beach popular amongst surfers and kite-boarders owing to the strong winds here. The strong currents make it unfit for swimming. You can stop at the Opaekaa Waterfalls....

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Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Swimming in a tide pool at Secret Beach

Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Swimming in a tide pool at Secret Beach

Tide pools are formed as the tide comes in and traps ocean water, plants and animals in crevices in the rocks or beach. One of the most exhilarating experiences I had in Hawaii was to swim in a tide pool. I was shooting sunrise pictures with Patrick Kelley (photographer for...

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Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Sunrise on Secret Beach, Kalihiwai

Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii: Sunrise on Secret Beach, Kalihiwai

It was 5 a.m. in Kapaa and still very dark outside when Patrick came to pick me up from the Hilton Garden Inn hotel where I was staying. The roosters had just started crowing. I had spent a sleepless night owing to jet lag and not knowing what to expect...

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