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Earthquakes News

Since 2011 we record all the earthquakes in the Philippines. Every year we encounter about 2000 earthquakes. Most of them are weak, but about 12% are felt and about 5 or 6 are very...

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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...