Joro Experiences Sulu Philippines Boatbuilding

Snapshots of the Sulu Archipelago: Boatbuilding

Words and photos by Jacob Maentz

The Sama-Bajau are celebrated craftsmen and continue to make ships entirely by hand.


Women of the Sulu Archipelago

Photos and words by Jacob Maentz

Traveling in a region dismissed by many as too risky for foreigners to explore, I was lucky enough to witness some of the unique customs and ways of life belonging to the women of the Sama-Bajau and Tausug people