Discovering Camiguin

This post is a bit late, been a bit busy with choir concert rehearsals. So here it is, our one day tour around the island of Camiguin, otherwise known as “The Island Born of Fire.” πŸ™‚

Just a quick info about the island of Camiguin. πŸ™‚

To get there, you have to ride a roro boat from Cagayan de Oro, the boat ride takes a bout half an hour or so, no big waves so you can catch some zzz’s or take some photos. πŸ™‚

random photo taken on our way to camiguin

as always feet shot. πŸ˜€

The island got its name because everything that it has to offer was created or rather shaped by the various volcanic eruptions thatΒ occurred. The popular destination or tourist spot, the Sunken Cemetery, is just one result of these volcanic eruptions (Mt.Vulcan or Old Volcano eruption of 1871). The cross is said to be erected on 1982 in memory of the said Sunken Cemetery.

We basically had this itinerary for our trip around Camiguin.

-Katibawasan Falls

-Sunken Cemetery

-White Island

-Hot Spring

So our first destination, Katibawasan Falls. πŸ™‚ We were greeted by a silly little monkey at the entrance of Katibawasan Falls. The height of the Katibawasan Falls is said to be around 250 ft, the cold water is just super cold, so if you plan to go to Camiguin during the summer, Katibawasan Falls should be on your places to visit. πŸ™‚

katibawasan falls

katibawasan falls :D

We spent way too much time enjoying the beauty of katibawasan falls that we ended up not going to the sunken cemetery, so yes booya, that just means I have another reason (apart from the Lanzones Festival) to go back to Camiguin. πŸ™‚

Next up, White Island. πŸ™‚ A little sand bar, which can be accessed through a short boat ride from Mambajao. There’s no trees nor any little kubo or shelter there at White Island. I think the size and shape of White Island differs everyday, most probably its dependent on whether there’s a high tide or a low tide. πŸ™‚ What to do there, well walk around the island, chill, sun bathe, and try the uni, not sure if i spelled it correctly. πŸ˜€

random photo taken on our way to white island

hello white island :)

us at white island :D

le sea urchin

Our last destination was a hot spring, wasn’t able to take photos, but it was relaxing. πŸ™‚

Although our stay at Camiguin was short and sweet it definitely made me want to go back. So yes, I will be coming back, soon. πŸ™‚


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