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  • Boracay: From Pristine Paradise to Unsustainable Tourist Trap?

    Sandcastle image from Pixabay user antonmaster: https://pixabay.com/en/sand-white-sand-summer-beach-357273/ .

    Reading Time: 3 minutesBoracay: From Pristine Paradise to Unsustainable Tourist Trap?   The post below on Boracay was originally published on my personal Facebook account. Boracay is touted as having one of the best beaches in the world, and yet the place has suffered in recent years due to unabated tourism-related activities that threaten to ruin its paradise-like […]

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  • Sigiriya on my mind

    Sigiriya. Photo from Flickr user Surreal Name Given: https://www.flickr.com/photos/greenwichphotography/6933341652/in/photostream/.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesSigiriya on my mind   Lovely Sri Lanka   I soaked in the raw beauty of Sri Lanka a decade or so ago as a tourist on holiday. It’s a lovely country with warm and hospitable people, natural landscapes, and a rich cultural heritage. Among the places I’d recommend visiting are Kandy (for its breathtaking views), […]