In 2013, Typhoon Yolanda (known internationally as Haiyan) devastated the Philippines, especially here in the province of Leyte. Almost five years later, recovery is progressing, but still a long way to go.
Here in Palo, Leyte almost 74 years ago, General Douglas MacArthur landed and began the campaign to recapture and liberate the Philippines from Japanese occupation in World War II. Now, this national park commemorating that historic moment will also serve as the Starting Line of this 16th season of The Amazing Race Philippines: DryedMangoez Edition! Continue reading →