The Land Where I Was Born 007
Random photos and thoughts about the Philippines
Our environment, our experiences, and the people we choose to surround us shapes us into who we are. In this series I search the web for thought-provoking images about the Philippines, the country I was born in and which I am now just discovering.
Surfing is usually thought of as a macho sport and, in some countries, women are discouraged from going to or unwelcome in areas with big waves. Not in the Philippines. Every year, more and more women — young, old, students, professionals, single or married — are getting on their own surfboards and learning how to surf. – Rappler.com, May 21, 2012
Last year, fishermen from the tiny Philippine town of Oslob got very famous very fast.A small group of men, who made a meager living catching fish from their outrigger canoes, started doing something no one else in the world had done, hand feeding the world’s largest fish, the whale shark, in the open ocean. – Huffington Post, May 24, 2012
The Philippine archipelago comprises 7,107 islands, of which only about 2,000 are inhabited. – Wikipedia.org