The Scallop Seashore (Part III): A Manic Morning

October 30, 2016. And thus continues our Iloilo escapade. After a tiring day of travel, we finally got the chance to explore the North Gigantes Island. Our wake up time was 5 AM. However, things weren't looking up as the rains started dampening our soaring spirits. Dark clouds and moderate to heavy rains greeted us upon … Continue reading The Scallop Seashore (Part III): A Manic Morning

The Scallop Seashore (Part 1)

Carles is the easternmost and northernmost municipality of Iloilo, one of the provinces comprising Panay Island in the Visayas. A second-class municipality, its rich fishing grounds earned it the moniker of "Fishing Ground of the Philippines", or "Alaska of the Philippines". Beyond its abundant fisheries, Carles is slowly emerging as a major tourism destination, particularly the Isla … Continue reading The Scallop Seashore (Part 1)