We quickly purchased two round trip tickets and soon boarded the Weesam Express. The waters were rough that day. In the first time in over six years of living in the Philippines and riding banca boats and ferries, I felt my myself becoming seasick about 45 minutes into the 90-minute trip.
Lawyers from Guimaras are fighting the motorcycle ban, stating it deprives cyclists of their “constitutional rights.”
Lawyers riding the pump boats complained that the life jackets were crumpling their neatly pressed clothes.
According to the national weather service, this ongoing El Niño will be among the strongest, if not the strongest, to ever hit the Philippines.
Coast Guard Officer at Parola Dock in Iloilo: “I am only doing my job, sir.”
Guimaras suffers a tragic loss.