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For our first travel post, Vew and Jervee bring you the stunning island of Camiguin!
As a trivia, the island is dubbed as the “Island Born of Fire” because volcanoes abound the island. Nothing to worry though as these volcanoes are dormant. 🙂
We recommend that you visit Camiguin for three good reasons: (1) all tourist spots in the island are relatively close to each other; (2) the residents of the island are very friendly and accommodating, and; (3) the island abounds with magnificent natural sceneries and rich cultural history.
Just short rides away
The tourist spots in the island are not too far from each other, the island being small. That’s why we recommend Camiguin to travellers who want to spend more time on relaxation than hiking or riding or to those who are on vacation for a limited period of time; all you have to do is just to ride on a tricycle or a rented automobile or drive your own car for that matter and tour from one destination to another in just a few minutes.
With courtesy and love
The people in Camiguin are unbelievably kind and accommodating. When we came in there, we had difficulty finding a place to stay. The people gladly assisted us. That was really a great relief! They also seemed to be very knowledgeable of the island and the tourist attractions therein. So if you get confused with your map or what your brochures are telling you, you may just ask a local randomly and I’m pretty sure s/he can definitely help you out. The chances of you spending time finding places will certainly be reduced with these people around.
Perhaps the best part of your trip to Camiguin is the natural beauty that is in the island. True, these tourist spots are not your urban-like pools, 5-star beach resorts or what have you. But the tourist spots are all natural and breath-taking. With minimal human interference, you would surely love how these spots are taken care of. These tourist spots include the Sto. Nino Cold Spring, the Katibawasan Falls, and the famous White Island.
The island of Camiguin also boasts a rich history as evidenced by old church ruins and other edifices. And mind you, these structures existed even before your parents were born!
We also passed by the Sunken Cemetery
Finally, along the highway are small souvenir stores where you can buy items for officemates, family and friends who did not come along with you in your trip.
Camiguin is truly one of a kind. Be sure to consider it as your next travel destination! 🙂