20 Favorite Boat Shots: Philippine Travel Stories

The Philippines is an archipelago including 7,000+ islands. The main mode of transport in between islands is the boat. It can be called by various names: banca or paraw, and, to the less lucky, speedboat, ship or luxury yacht. However we’re not having this list to include the most costly boats. We looked at the pictures and observed that there’s so many charming VisitPinas-tagged shots of boats, with the stunning Philippine scenery

in complete display screen. 1. Paraw

Regatta We begin, of course, with the Grand Winner of the 2018 Paraw Regatta Picture Contest. The festival is held every year at the Villa de Arevalo district, Iloilo City.

Image by: Rolly Jamero(examine his Instagram account, @thearch_bishope, for more images ).

Likewise thanks to the celebration’s organizing group. [http://visitpinas.com/winning-photo-of-the-2018-iloilo-paraw-regatta-photo-contest/”>. See also: Winning Image of the 2018 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Picture Contest; The Boatman in Paradise] 2.

Sanctuary Picture by: Bien Orellana Bacarra, Jr.(check his Instagram account,

@bienbacarra, for more photos). Bien captioned this as” Guimaras Port “. 3. Bud Bongao Picture by:(examine his Instagram account, @lostincompass, for more images). This is a view of Bud Bongao from Sanguisiapo Island, Tawi-Tawi.

According: “Tawi-Tawi is the southern most province in the Philippines with approximately 300 surrounding stunning islands in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Although I was only able to go to a few of these islands, from what I saw, this is an almost unblemished paradise.”

4. Aquaphobia

Picture by: The Professional photographer(examine his Instagram account,

@kenpntg, for more images). Dahican Beach, Mati, Davao Oriental. 5. Stranded Photo by: Mary Ann Burac(examine her Instagram account, @marianggala, for more pictures). Siargao Island, Surigao.

6. Beached

Picture by: Loie Adrian Fernandez(examine his Instagram account, @kaloifernandez, for more photos). Twin Beach, Nacpan, Palawan. 6. Ability Photo by: Denmark Alejandro(examine his Instagram account,< a href=" https://www.instagram.com/thenmarked/" rel=" noopener"target="_ blank" > @thenmarked, for more images). Boracay Island, Aklan. Denmark captioned this “Artist’s Stroke “. There must be debate why this image, of an artist painting a group of colorful paraw, should be here.

Art imitates life, and, oftentimes, life imitates art. We began with six photos of boats in a Philippine setting. We could have stopped at our 10 most favorite shots, however we’re practically sure, as holds true in previous circumstances, that a small number is never adequate to accommodate the fantastic photos of anything immersed in Philippine scenery.

7. Lookout

Image by: Cris Bordon(check his< a href="https://www.instagram.com/bordlove/" rel="noopener"target= "_ blank"


@bordlove, for more pictures). At Sambawan, Biliran. 8. Peaceful Picture by: Kevin Flavier(check his Instagram account, @kevnfullbuster, for more pictures). Manila Yacht Club, Manila Bay.

Here’s another variation of “Serene.”

Photo by: chi a(inspect her Instagram account, @tsi_a_, for more pictures). Laiya, Batanga. 9. Craze Photo by: Forth Pangilinan(check his Instagram account, @carlosquatro, for more images). Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol.

10. Undersea

Picture by: freediveph( examine its Instagram account, @freediveph, for more photos). A shipwreck is an excellent location to dive and check out.

This is freediving at Apo Reef Experience. 11. Blockade Picture by: Jhe Rizada (inspect his Instagram account,

@jheography, for more photos). Calaguas Paradise Island. If the blockade in the previous photo consists of foamy waves, the blockade in the picture below is more powerful– rock walls.

Image by: rOn(examine his Instagram account,

@marley. rdf, for more pictures

). Matinloc Island. 12. Waiting Picture by: Shelly(check her Instagram account, @shelligot, for more images).

Islandfront Hotel, El Nido, Palawan. [Tag us with your best boat shots. We will pick and include them in the revisions.]

[Images recreated with approval (thanks). Tag your Philippine travel images with #visitpinas so we can track it down. Pictures will be included in this blog site’s photo of the day and in instagram/VisitPinas, facebook/VisitPinas, twitter/VisitPinas.]

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