The Filipino in Me - Insights into Living Heritage
Entry by Maria Elizabeth Arroyo. Burnaby, British Columbia
Philippine Beaches in Four Series
Four paintings created and inspired from the artist's travel in different islands of the Philippines. As most Filipinos do during hot summer, going to the beach is the most popular thing to do. Submerge in shallow, warm turquoise blue green water, enjoy the view of greenery of land and stare at the sky and clouds that changes in colour and formation as time goes by.
Palawan is a province composed of various island, mountain rock formation and cliffs, surrounded by brownish to white sand and crystal clear teal blue green water.
Siargao island is lush with diverse palm trees. Abundantly found are coconut trees. A bent coconut tree along the beach is fun to climb, build a swing or a hammock. One of the simple things to do in the beach.
This island has the most white fine granules of sand in the Philippines. Coconut trees, colourful skies and crystal clear water are everywhere.
A common sight of beach in the Philippines are coconut trees, shallow clear water, colourful skies and afar next island that can be travelled by a boat in a few minutes. A fun thing to do is island hopping.
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