Sunken Cemetery Catarman Camiguin Phi...
License license
Loading ...

Panoramabillede af Alexis Estenor EXPERT Taget 13:36, 07/03/2012 - Views loading...


Sunken Cemetery Catarman Camiguin Philippines

The World > Asia > Philippines

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

The Sunken Cemetery of Camiguin Island marks the swept remains of the island’s rested locals. Driven underwater when Mt. Vulcan Daan erupted in 1870’s, the large cross has served the town's people, as well as the tourists, a scenic spot to memorialize the departeds buried there.

comments powered by Disqus

Billeder tæt på Philippines


A: Its more fun in the Philippines, Its more fun in Camiguin

Af Alexis Estenor, 6.3 km væk

An island born in fire, this volcanic island is the most visited island in the Mindanao region. A Cam...

Its more fun in the Philippines, Its more fun in Camiguin

B: White Island

Af Rommel Bundalian, 6.3 km væk

Two kilometers off the coast of Agoho, Mambajao is the Camiguin's popular sand bar. At times it is in...

White Island

C: Katibawasan Falls Mambajao Camiguin Philippines

Af Alexis Estenor, 10.6 km væk

Katibawasan Falls is one of the treasured gifts nature has blessed the island of Camiguin. According ...

Katibawasan Falls Mambajao Camiguin Philippines

D: Hanging Bridge along Sevilla River in Bohol

Af Rodrigo Clapano, 80.0 km væk

These bridge which are made of bamboo that hangs across the Sevilla River which is about 30 - 40 m lo...

Hanging Bridge along Sevilla River in Bohol

E: Chocolate Hills, Bohol

Af Rommel Bundalian, 83.1 km væk

The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol Province, Philippines. There are at l...

Chocolate Hills, Bohol

F: Chocolate Hills Bohol

Af Milo Timbol, 83.2 km væk

Anton Diaz of OAP (our awesome planet) with his family in Mount Carmel view point in Bohol, Philippin...

Chocolate Hills Bohol

G: Diaz Family

Af Milo Timbol, 83.7 km væk

Diaz Family of Our Awesome Planet For more 360 panoramic images of the Philippines visit 360philippin...

Diaz Family

H: Baclayon Pano

Af Edwin Karganilla Jr., 91.5 km væk

Baclayon Pano

I: Butuan Agusan River

Af Fung Yu, 100.7 km væk

Butuan Agusan River

J: Amorita Resort

Af Rommel Bundalian, 101.3 km væk

Amorita Resort

Dette panorama blev taget i Philippines

Dette er et overblik over Philippines

The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land bridge which existed at the time.

The name comes from Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal, who explored the Philippines in 1521. He claimed them in service of Spain, naming them after Prince Philip. Spain controlled the Philippines for the next 350 years until the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

Here's a picture of Fort Santiago, where the national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. He was a poet and novelist who supported peaceful reform, rather than violent revolution, against the Spanish government.

This is one of poems in which he describes the creation of the world, as a gift to his mother:

"Say they that tell of the world, the first dawn of the sun, the first kiss that his bosom inflamed, when thousands of beings surged out of nothing, and peopled the depths, and to the heights mounted, to wherever his fecund kiss was implanted"

Violent revolution broke out anyway and the Philippines changed hands from Spanish, to American, to Japanese control over the next fifty years. Following World War Two they finally became an independent republic.

Back to the beautiful ocean! You can dream about the Cafe Del Mar resort next time you find your screen saver kicking in when you're still sitting at the desk staring blankly. There's a series of DJ mixes with this title but I don't know if it refers to the same place. I would not be surprised.

Annnnd to really get you buying your plane tickets...

the sunset over Borocay White Beach!

Text by Steve Smith.

Del dette panorama