Homestay in Semirara

Homestay in Semirara

The island of Semirara is not blessed with good roads, hotels or places to stay. The island is all about mining and money. Nothing has been reinvested to improve the islands infrastructure during more than 30 years of exploiting its natural resources. The only place...
The Happy Children of Caluya

The Happy Children of Caluya

At the end of a days walking around the island of Caluya I sat on a wall by the beach to watch the sunset. The heat from the afternoon sun was cooling and the children were coming out to play. They are lucky to have a whole  white sand beach as their playground. One...
The Seaweed Farmers of Caluya

The Seaweed Farmers of Caluya

Arriving in Caluya you just cannot help but notice that the sea is covered in what looks like mini icebergs or salt pillars but the thousands of white objects are in fact polystyrene floats holding up the seaweed plants being cultivated all along the coast. The...
The Island on the Horizon

The Island on the Horizon

There is an island on the horizon that i notice whenever i watch the sunset from Puka Beach on Boracay. I have often wondered how to get there and discover it for myself. So last weekend i set out to find a way there. Looking on my map i thought it must be Caluya. Now...

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