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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Holiday Memories at the Beach

Took this from our archive of vacation photos. Boracay Island in the Philippines has always been a favorite holiday get-away for many, locals and tourists alike. We had a lot of cherished memories in Boracay - our honeymoon and several holidays with friends have been spent here.

Who can get over the beauty of its clear blue waters, powder white sands, breathtaking skies (especially the summer blue skies and sunsets, wow!), the fun, bubbly feel of the place and the warmth and friendliness of the island locals. We hope to spend another spectacular vacation spree on this island when we get the chance to return to the Philippines. You would notice in this photo that it was both sunny and cloudy at the same time, it was already raining heavily on other nearby islands when we took this, soon afterwards rain poured in, but that didn't stop us from still having fun!

(Note: We used a 2MP camera phone in taking this shot).

Check out other cool entries for Watery Wednesday HERE.


  1. Oh I love the ominous clouds above; I know this meme is focusing on the water, but hey, I love clouds too.

    Don't tell me I get to be first commenter again.

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  2. Great shot! Looks like quite a storm rolling in. It's amazing what a camera phone can do!

  3. It does look like the calm before the storm, great shot!!

    Gill in Canada

  4. Nice shot, great contrast with the grey sky and azure waters.

  5. Sure looks like a paradise to me. ;-)

  6. Very impressive hues of blue. Lovely!

  7. Beautiful scene and amusing in that the water is the busiest part of this photo.

  8. Ha! the infamous Bora, I've had lots of bora photos posted on my blog too...this is just some post-bora syndrome that we can never really forget. Nice nice shot from a camera phone.

    Is there some surfing site in Dubai? I think I heard there is, maybe you can show some photos here...only if you can.

  9. Not that the green in the water isn't pretty...but my goodness! I can't get past the purple in those skies! Awesome.

  10. That's so beautiful! Must have been a great vacation.

  11. Now that is a stormy weather! Beautiful blue clouds - and azure water! What a combination of beauty - but still scary....!

  12. Beautiful photo. You live in Dubai and vacation in the Phillipines?

  13. That is such an amazing shot, it belongs in a magazine.

  14. love the contrasting blue waters and dark clouds. dramatic shot!

  15. Mariz, thanks for the reply, well...is there surfing sites in Dubai? if there is pls. show some if you have photos of that beach.

  16. Wow! Amazing shot. I love the lighting and colors. I wonder if that storm was coming or going. What beautiful beaches the Philippines have - definitely compete with Hawaii's!

  17. That looks like a pretty heavy thunderstorm coming. Well caught!

  18. Nice shot. I'd be running for cover though with those dark clouds looming! It must have been quite warm.

  19. Hello
    a small mark at the time of my passage on your very beautiful blog!
    thanks for making us share your moments
    you have a translation of my English space!

    cordially from France
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    -:¦:- ((¸¸.·´* ~ Chris ~ -:¦:-

  20. Oh My Goodness! This is absolutely breathtakingly GORGEOUS!!! I LOVE beaches scenes, but that sky tops it all - You said it, WoW!!! Great shot

  21. stunning! the philippines is gorgeous and love the stormy sky!


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