May 15, 2013

Interaksyon | Southern Cebu Beaches

There is nothing more honest than a map. It shows the shapes and sizes of the islands of this archipelagic country. It shows that some provinces are landlocked, while some are coastal. There is nothing more deceiving than a map. What looks small can actually take two days or even a week to navigate. On the map, there are only few islands that look like long strips of bacon: Zamboanga, Palawan, and, yes, Cebu: purportedly my home. With their elongated shape, their roads sporadically—if not constantly—hug the coastline. In Cebu, I travel north to go home and south to remember […]