Category: Antique

Sibalom Natural Park: A Rafflesia Refuge

Posted on February 5, 2011

Mt. Porras – the central feature of Sibalom Natural Park Like a kitchen sponge, Mt. Porras drank up the passing rain as we ascended its flanks to find southern Antique’s famous but uncanny inhabitant. Declared a protected area in 2000, Sibalom Natural Park in Panay Island is a lush watershed that harbors unique species of plants and animals. Despite being rather immobile, our target proved to be highly elusive. Having negotiated rivers and steep forest slopes, we finally found oneRead More