Larrazabal gets House commendation for World Marathon Challenge feat

Glendale G. Rosal 02/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Accomplished marathoner and renowned eye surgeon, Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III, is very grateful for the commendation he received from the House of Representatives for becoming the first Filipino to finish the World…

Total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into darkness

Agence France Presse 12/05/2021

SANTIAGO — A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early Saturday in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of scientists and thrill-seekers — and countless penguins. “The visibility was excellent,” said Raul…

Man attempts to cross Antarctica on foot

Inquirer.net 11/12/2018

A 33-year-old man has embarked on a seemingly impossible feat of traversing Antarctica with no other tools and support but his own feet. A brave Colin O’Brady faces long stretches of barren land and harsh cold winds…

China hails first flight to Antarctica for tourists

Marc Cosep 12/20/2017

Want to see penguins this Christmas? Then board China’s first commercial flight to Antarctica . The first commercial flight to Antarctica successfully landed on Saturday; carrying about around 20 Chinese passengers. The plane departed from Hong Kong…

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