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Being a Good Traveler: Visiting Boracay Post-Rehabilitation

Being a Good Traveler: Visiting Boracay Post-Rehabilitation

Travel
The most beautiful places on earth will only continue to be so if managed properly. The recent closing of Boracay Island, a Philippine paradise with nine beaches, covering a 4-kilometer stretch of white sand and blue sea, was an eye-opener to the other side of travel – footprints from tourists and locals alike could leave an undesirable mark. Nevertheless, it is good news that the island will open its gates for travel, six months after the start of rehabilitation. This time, we foresee changes in the way that travel and environmental concerns are addressed in the island. Travel and Waste Management The decision to call for action was made when the Philippine president came to the island and saw the plethora of garbage that are infesting rivers (and other places we never see on