In Praise of Lanzones

September is when we have a surfeit of lanzones in Leyte, Philippines. The fruit reminds us of our dear mother, who passed away this month back in 1997–people would offer bunches of the fruit at her interment, and our grief was a bit assuaged knowing that it was the fruit of the gods. Lansium parasiticum…

For Eco Tourism: A Pictorial Report

Tourism is one of the sectors we are paying particular attention to, because it is one in which we can successfully pursue our agenda of inclusive growth, given the multiplier effect on jobs and the amount of money it brings into our country. –President Benigno S. Aquino Guinarona abounds in nature spots conducive for eco-tourism….

West of Eden

Or Trek to Mt. Lubi, Guinarona Eco Tourism, IV Photos by Rex L. Maray