9th August 2017 – a full moon disappears down the caldera of Mt Apo
Mount Apo, the tallest volcano in the Philippines, is frequently lost in cloud. However, at certain times of the day the veil is withdrawn and this majestic, dormant mountain is revealed.
Early in the morning, before the cloud
Later in the morning, the cloud gathers
The view of the mountain from Paradise Island resort
It\’s hard to believe that just beyond the fringe of palm trees lies a city of over a million people
The peak emerges from the silver cloud in virtual monocolour
A clear view of Mt Apo from Punta del Sol resort
A fishing boat returns from the night’s fishing early in the morning
Another day, another sunset – life is hard on Samal…no really
An interesting article about Mt Apo and Davao area.
Some unusual cloud formations over Mt Apo
View of the mountain from Penaplata.
The sun setting behind Mt Apo throws up a peculiar shadow above the towering cummulo nimbus
Another interesting optical phenomenon, viewed through the palm trees 500m further away from the mountain, Mt Apo looks imposing…
…but across open water and the sky, it shrinks in comparison.
Roiling cloud building up around Mt Apo after a very hot day
Mt Apo viewed from Banana Beach Resort some 60km north of Davao City