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Camiguin Geckos – becoming an adult

Around our house in Camiguin live several geckos. They love to hide behind the bamboo during the day. In the evening they come out of there hideaways to hunt their prey and much more....

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Camiguin Hawk Owl (re)discovered

Indigenous people of Camiguin living in the forests know the rather small Hawk Owl well. But it took 15 years to confirm the existence of the 2 subspecies of the Ninox hawk-owls. This is...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (9) – Boston

Boston Boston in Davao Oriental is a fishing village on the Pacific coast. In Switzerland, this village would have  about two to three thousand inhabitants – here live about 12,000.  This town received its name in...

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Camiguin Diving – it’s a small world

Today I received a rare photo from friends diving in Camiguin: A Dragon faced Pipe Fish. Camiguin Diving is for lovers.  Picture copyright by <meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/codeblueboracay.sangkalikasan?fref=photo&_fb_noscript=1″ />Sangkalikasan Reefbuddies – A Yza Lagahit – Camiguin Diving Camiguin...

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Rent a ticket !

Rent a ticket? Yes, that’s correct – but incredible, of course. This afternoon we stumbled over this new website. The method targets the Philippines requiring an onward or return ticket for non-residents.  Expatriates with a...

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Sorry for the silence

We are really sorry for having interrupted our series “East Mindanao Discovery Trip” for such a long time. The problem has been and still is with our Internet Service Provider “CAMTECO”. The picture below shows last...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (2)

From Camiguin to Cagayan de Oro. Nothing spectacular but always full of surprises. Just 111 kilometers from bed to bed – nothing else, but … We left our house at 9h30 after a good breakfast...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (1)

Our “East Mindanao Discovery Trip” has been delayed. Since last night 22-Jul-2015 at 07:19 p.m. power supply in Camiguin is interrupted. It seems that a heavy thunderstorm in Misamis Oriental had downed two masts of...