Lava, then Leave It: Round about Rangitoto
The inlet between Motutapu and Rangitoto

Lava, then Leave It: Round about Rangitoto

To the northeast of Auckland there are nearly 50 islands scattered about Hauraki Gulf. Some are large, like the Great Barrier Island, and some are tiny. Some are like suburbs of Auckland, like Waiheke, and…

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The Plight of the Forest
Palawan hornbills (Source: Wikimedia)

The Plight of the Forest

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Note: Each night at El Nido Miniloc Resort we were given a one page story that sought to educate us, in a fun way, about the fragile environment we live in, how we impact it,…

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What’s Up with Adventurephiles
Enjoying the view atop Rangitito

What’s Up with Adventurephiles

Mur-rom-boo! Thanks, mate! Salamat po! Ta! Kia ora! Thank you all for taking the time to share our 2013 travels in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines by following us directly here on the Adventurephiles…

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Manila: City of Contrasts
The friendly people at stalls in Chinatown

Manila: City of Contrasts

When in Manila, we stayed in the Ermita district, just a kilometer or so south of the old city district Intramuros. (To read about our visit to Intramuros, click here to our post.) Between the…

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