A traditional Filipino wooden outrigger boat in shallow turquoise water and picturesque sandy beach, in the tourist resort of Puerto Galera, Philippines.

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Puerto Galera

Just a few hours’ travel from Manila, this gorgeous collection of bays and islands is one of the country’s top dive destinations. Puerto Galera is Spanish for “port of the galleons”. Its deep natural harbor, sheltered on all sides, was a favored anchorage well before the Spanish arrived in 1572, and today it remains a favored anchorage for long-term yachties and short-term vacationers.


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