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Winning Photo of the 2018 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Photo Contest

Paraw is a Visayan name for the double outrigger sailboat. For the Paraw Regatta Festival or Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival, held in February of each year, the paraw has colorful sails. The Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival is “the Philippines’ best sports tourism event and oldest and largest traditional sailing event in Asia,” according to the organizers. Continue reading Winning Photo of the 2018 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Photo Contest

Paraw, Sunset, Beach, Beauty, Boracay: Photo of the Day

We’ve featured a lot of stories and photos about the gorgeous Boracay, one of the best beaches in the world (the Philippines has more than one beach listed among the world’s best beaches, in case you want to explore more). But we’ll never get tired of admiring its beauty. We’re in awe even if we see the same views, even better if the same beauty is captured in another perspective. Like this shot of the paraw (outrigger) and the sunset of Boracay, courtesy of Emma Dougan, who is currently in the Philippines, fulfilling her dream of traveling Asia and working around the world (visit her instagram site, edougan91, for other beautiful photos). Click photo to enlarge. Continue reading Paraw, Sunset, Beach, Beauty, Boracay: Photo of the Day