Home By Christmas

Date Published: November 6, 2010

A storm has forced the Balangay flotilla to change course and skip the Vietnam leg of its journey. Here, the Sama Tawi-Tawi, Masawa Hong Butuan and Diwata ng Lahi navigate the heavy swells and strong winds that blew the flotilla off-course toward Indonesia. But crew leader Arturo Valdez said in an e-mail message on Tuesday that the sailors would be home from the sea by Christmas. SATO RAYPON/CONTRIBUTOR