DOT Secretary visits Zambo’s pink sand beach

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Teo haggles for the best price with pearl vendors in Islas de Santa Cruz, an island in Zamboanga known for its pink sand beach -- as the sand appears pinkish in color since white sand is mixed with red corals pulverized by waves thousand of years ago. Teo toured the place to check on the island’s tourism potential. (PNA photo by Azer N. Parrocha)
Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Teo haggles for the best price with pearl vendors in Islas de Santa Cruz, an island in Zamboanga known for its pink sand beach — as the sand appears pinkish in color since white sand is mixed with red corals pulverized by waves thousand of years ago. Teo toured the place to check on the island’s tourism potential. AZER PARROCHA/PNA- northboundasia.com