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PH rowers pocket four golds in ICF World Championships

Sep 16, 2018 - 2:35 PM

The Philippine dragon boat team rules the 10-seater and 20-seater senior mixed 200m races to add two golds to its medal haul

BURST OF SPEED. The Filipino paddlers sprint to the finish in the final 50 meters. Photo from International Canoe Federation

PH paddlers add two silvers to world dragon boat medal haul

Sep 15, 2018 - 2:24 PM

After winning a pair of golds, the Philippines seizes two more silver medals in the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships

PODIUM FINISH. The Philippine dragon boat team came close to bagging another gold.

PH paddlers bag two gold medals in world dragon boat

Sep 14, 2018 - 1:12 PM

The Philippine dragon boat team rules the senior mixed 500m races in the 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships

GOLDEN RUN. Members of the 10-seater senior mixed team cop the gold after defeating race favorites Hungary and USA.

PH dragon boat team vies to defend world titles

Sep 09, 2018 - 3:41 PM

After its Asian Games stint, the national dragon boat team hopes to rule at least two events in the World Championships

PH dragon boat eyes first Asian Games gold

Jul 21, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The national team gets a big boost after bagging two golds in the 2018 Asian Dragon Boat Championships

ON A ROLL. The Philippine dragon boat team looks to showcase its champion-caliber talents in the Asiad. Photo from Len Escollante/PCKDBF

Mangroves and fireflies: Magical, eco-friendly kayak tour in Abatan River, Bohol

Apr 21, 2018 - 11:57 AM

Paddle amid quiet mangrove tunnels by day, and wait for fireflies to light up the trees at night. The kayak tours in Abatan River help sustain the local community, who work together to protect the river and its mangroves.

MAGICAL RIVER JOURNEY. Abatan River has mangrove forests perfect for enjoying beauty amid quiet. Photo courtesy of KayakAsia Philippines. All other photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

Heaven and hull for Japan's kayaking monk

Nov 29, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Rising silently before dawn to slip on his monastic robes and begin the solemn duties of a Buddhist monk Kazuki Yazawa is not your average Olympic athlete

DEVOTION. Bowing his shaved head in prayer 5 times a day as part at the ancient Zenkoji Daikanjin Temple, Yazawa is so committed to his faith very few people would recognize him as Japan's top canoeist. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

Vagina kayak artist arrested in Japan

Dec 03, 2014 - 9:17 PM

Igarashi was re arrested on suspicion of sending a link that shows her plan to create a boat using three dimensional obscene data to a large number of people says a police spokeswoman

Eco-tourism booms in Danao, Bohol

Aug 22, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Thanks to the efforts of the local government Danao has become one of the major tourist destinations in Bohol

READY TO COMMIT 'SUISLIDE'?! Zipping through a 480m line is exciting! Photo courtesy of Aleah Taboclaon

PH team snags 6 golds from Dragon Boat World Championship

Sep 05, 2012 - 12:35 PM

The Philippine team came in at 3rd overall bested only by Russia and Canada

Photo courtesy of the International Canoe Federation.

Antique’s charms revealed

Jul 31, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Not going with the flow has its rewards

THE AUTHOR RELAXES HER muscles in a 'kawa.' All photos by Izah Morales

Traveling on a rainy day

Jul 25, 2012 - 10:54 AM

The weather is no deterrent to a true blue travel lover

IF IT'S RAINING, GO surfing! Surfing in Baler, photo by Renz Bulseco

Traveling around Philippines on a shoestring budget

Mar 11, 2012 - 11:09 AM

If you are looking for travel ideas in the Philippines search no further

640 El Nido courtesy of Anton Diaz.