Kokiri`s photos from the Philippines

Fri 18 Jun 2004 07:52

Photos of the Philippines, taken with our snazzy new digital camera


Francis and Katharine about to sail a local boat in Boracay


Digby kite surfing off the beach in Boracay


Anchored in the clear waters of Tangauayan Island in the Cuyo Group


Kokiri at anchor




A cockpit full of friendly fishing Filipinos


Scenery apporaching Cuyo Island


Peter and Digby in Twofella


… and again …


… and again


Boys picking fruit from the trees on Debangan Island, off NE Palawan


View of the anchorage off Debangan Island from the deck of a wrecked fishing boat


Peter on board the wreck


Sometimes the sunsets are just irresistible!


A grubby fishing boat rests in Halsey Harbour, Culion Island. The small boats slung along her topsides go off hand fishing from the mother ship in the South China Sea


Our lovely boat …


… against the stunning backdrop of Coron Island in the Calamian Islands …


… as evening falls!


Pamalican Island in the Calamian Islands is the sandy island in this picture.  Mary and Daniel were to get engaged here 10 days later!!


Albert, brother-in-law to Oscar from the RTYC


Welding the fridge condenser yet again.  This excellent piece of work was also a failure!


Mary and Daniel arrive on Kokiri (very brown!!!)


Note the city limits of Manila.  There was no rain at all!


El Fraile fort at the entrance to Manila bay


Daniel demonstrating the sheer size of it!


Mary …


… and Daniel.


Peter, Katharine and Daniel diving from Kokiri




and Katharine.


En route to the fresh water lake on Coron Island


Coron Island was just magical…


… through …


 and through


Mary and Daniel admiring Coron Island from the dinghy


The rock arch we swam underneath into the lagoon behind


Kokiri sailing off North Coron Island.  (taken by Mary)


On board


Mary blows Kokiri along


What could be more perfect?!