The song bird of Maquinit

In the coastal village of Maquinit in Coron, a virtually untouched paradise lies hidden among the forest.  Rolling green mountains hug a pristine coastline and brilliant blue waters.  Maquinit is a peaceful village with a population not exceeding 500 people, yet the livelihoods of those that live there have been heavily impacted by Coron’s tourism […]

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Picturesque Pecados: natural wonders become primary revenue for coastal village

Eilidh Mellis “Corals, lakes, and also it has [a] spring.” These are the attractions that Paul, a lifeguard stationed on the Siete Pecados islands, says the increasing population of tourists are coming to Maquinit to discover. The natural beauty of the Coron municipality has been a drawcard for visitors from across the Philippines and around […]

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