A Taste of Africa in Busuanga, Palawan


Seven reasons why I miss Coron Palawan: 1. Calauit Island is a 3,700 hectare island in the Calamian island chain that lies off the coast of Palawan in the Mimaropa region in the Philippines. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary with a substantial population of African animals, including giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, as well…

HDR Effect Using Photomatix Pro


In image processing, computer graphics, and photography, high dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminance between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than current standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. This wide dynamic range allows HDR images to more…

Organic Gardening and it’s environmental benefits


Organic gardening is one way to save money on your grocery bill – many organic gardeners save thousands of peso on fresh fruit and vegetables each year. Better yet, eating organic produce protects your health. Even fruits and vegetables labeled as “organic” at the grocery store often aren’t organic at all. If you grow your…

The Creepy Balete Forest


The gnarled Balete tree can be found as wild or culture tree almost everywhere in the tropics. It is told, that already Robinson Crusoe has allegedly lived in a Balete tree. In the Philippines it grows in almost all regions pines. “Banyan-Tree” and “Balete-Tree” are also common names. The Balete tree is belonging to the…

Behind Crockie’s teeth, a visit at Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center


Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center is located at National Road, Brgy. Irawan, south of Puerto Princesa, about 30-40 minutes from the city proper, formerly known as Crocodile Farming Institute. It was established in 1987 with the help of the Japan International Cooperative Agency. Palawan Wildlife also displays several mammals, birds, and other reptiles at…