more Camiguin sidetrips!

19th Province of the Philippines I’ve visited

 Camiguin Island

3rd leg of  my 16-day solo backpacking Mindanao

March 2012

After basking on the white sandbar, I headed off to satisfy my curiosity about this Sunken Cemetery. Never in my life I’ve seen one, have you?🙂 This was a century-old cemetery submerged by the volcanic eruption in the island. The area now is marked with a big  cross. Under water around the area are the once tombs that are now home for corals and fishes.

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Sunken Cemetery

From here, to add excitement to my day tour, I drove the motorbike myself while the driver/owner  is worrying to death if I can really handle the driving. hahahhaha poor dude😀

I do drive a motorbike and I want to experience it in Camiguin. Besides, I’ll be in control where to stop and where to go. So this was my first stop and just marveled the view.

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Then off to the 3rd falls I’ve seen so far in my life, the Katibawasan Falls…

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To finish my day, went to Ardent Hot spring for a hot dip and stayed there for a night. Its actually at the foot of Mt. Hibok-Hibok and I thought I could squeeze in trekking the lovely mountain at my itinerary but I need to be in the Mt. Apo expedition as the highlight of my backpacking so I’m at the mercy of my strict IT😀

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I had a great night staying here and in as much as i wanted to stay to explore more the island, i needed to go but I will surely come back here to conquer the mountains of Camiguin =)

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