Return to the Depths of Balingoan: Banaug Shoal & Lapinig Island

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Balingoan

For two main reasons, the lesser known town of Balingoan is one of my favorite places in the Philippines for scuba diving. First is of course because of its rich marine life; and second, the absence of the usual tourist traffic that the other known…

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Snapshot: The Beauty of Balingoan

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
balth

The lighthouse of Balingoan in Misamis Oriental stands proud in the town’s port overlooking the province of Camiguin. The town of Balingoan is a gateway to the Island Born of Fire from mainland Mindanao which is only an hour away by ferry. Everyday, the town…

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Dive Weekend: Back in Balingoan

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Diving in Balingoan

Finally, I got a chance to dive again in Balingoan. It has been a year since I last visited the place when Ate Claudia and I dive in Mantangale and Mantigue Island in 2010. Since then, I was enthralled with the unspoiled beauty beneath. It…

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