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  Camiguin Island, Philippines -- Come as you are.
Camiguin is the smallest province in Northern Mindanao, with its land area pegged at 29,187 hectares.
Camiguin is proud of its natural resources, which include sulfur deposits, geothermal energy, agricultural lands and fishing grounds.
The Camiguin culture is a mixture of both Boholano and Cebuano culture.
www.camiguin.redbearnet.com   (308 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Camiguin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Camiguin island was the most populous area along the northern Mindanao coast in spite of the continued raids by Moro slavers.
Camiguin is often described as the most beautiful island province in the Philippines with its unpredictable volcanoes, beautiful waterfalls, refreshing cold springs, therapeutic hot springs, and tiny offshore islets with white sand and corals.
Guinsiliban, Camiguin’s oldest town was originally inhabited by the speakers of the Quinamiguin dialect that is derived from the Manobo tongue, with an admixture of Boholano.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Camiguin   (4153 words)

 Camiguin Island
It is separated from mainland Mindanao in the south by Gingoog and Macajalar Bays, and from the Visayas in the North by the Bohol Sea.
Camiguin is a volcanic island with seven volcanoes dominating the rugged, hilly terrain.
Camiguin is a pear-shape volcanic island lying in the Bohol Sea some 54 kilometers southeast of Chocolate Hills and 90 kms.
www.geocities.com /camiguin02/location.html   (194 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Camiguin
The island of Camiguin was part of the district of Misamis during the Spanish regime.
It is said that the waters of Camiguin does wonders to the skin, and certainly, their residents have clear unblemished complexions with dazzling smiles to match.
Camiguin is only 45 minutes boat ride from Cagayan de Oro through Benoni port, one of the three ports in the province that offers inter-island connections to Cebu, Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Occidental.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/camiguin.htm   (905 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Old Spanish documents indicate that the great explorers Ferdinand Magellan and Miguel Lopez de Legaspi landed in Camiguin in 1521 and 1565, respectively, but it was not until 1598 when the Spanish settlement was established in what was later to be known as Guinsiliban (now one of the municipalities).
The name “Camiguin “ is derived from the word “Kamagong,” the name of a tree in the ebony family.
Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island lying in the Bohol Sea some 54 km.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=53   (306 words)

 Two new species discovered
This island, Camiguin, is the smallest Philippine island, of which there are 7,000, known to support a bird or mammal species that is endemic (lives nowhere else).
Camiguin's forests are not only necessary to protect endangered wildlife, such as the two newly discovered endemic species.
The description is based on mice captured on Camiguin during a biological survey Heaney and Tabaranza conducted in 1994 and 1995, high on the steep slopes of one of the island's volcanoes.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2006-04/fm-tns032806.php   (1057 words)

 2 new species -- parrot, mouse -- found in Camiguin - INQ7.net
Camiguin, a volcanic island in northern Mindanao, is a treasure trove of fauna, and already had endemic species of rodents and frogs before the discovery of the rusty brown mouse and the green hanging parrot, known among locals as "Colasisi."
But Camiguin's wildlife is at risk from deforestation, warned researchers, writing in the April 5 issue "Fieldiana: Zoology," a peer-reviewed, scientific journal about biodiversity research published by the Chicago-based Field Museum of Natural History.
Camiguin was once almost entirely covered by rain forest but by 2001, logging, agriculture and human settlement had reduced the forest cover to only 18 percent.
beta.inquirer.net /nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=71952   (1092 words)

 Secret Cove Beach Resort Camiguin - the Island
Camiguin Island is a unique combination of unspoiled beauty and old world charm.
Camiguin Island is located 714 km south of Manila, just off the tip of Northern Mindanao.
Camiguin's long isolation enabled a number of unique plant and animal species to survive the island, making it one of the few true eco-tourism destinations left in the region.
www.secretcovecamiguin.net /en/island.htm   (539 words)

 Province of Camiguin (Island Born of Fire)
CAMIGUIN is a pear-shaped volcanic island with a total land area of 238 sq.
It is a tiny island of lush forests, volcanic splendor, eternal hot and cold natural springs, pristine patches of fl and white beaches, majestic waterfalls, exotic marine life, blue-ridge mountains, serene surroundings, idyllic lifestyle; it has a glorious past, and is inhabited with jovial people.
CAMIGUIN is believed to be one of the Philippines's most beautiful island - a virtual paradise - as the island allows visitors to experience a sample of untouched beauty in its entirety.
www.camiguin.gov.ph   (500 words)

 Camiguin - The Island of Desire, Camiguin Island, Philippines
Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island lying in the Bohol Sea, some 54 kms.
Camiguin is an island paradise surrounded by natural wonders like hot springs, waterfalls, and volcanic landscapes.
Camiguin can be reached either by ferryboat or small aircraft.
www.traveljournals.net /stories/2461.html   (767 words)

 Camiguin Island
Most of them were either farmers or fishermen, and all were articulate (in English), self-confident, full of dignity, and proud of their manual skills in producing handicrafts.
In the Camiguin port of Benoni, we lunched at a restaurant in a lagoon that was the crater of an extinct volcano.
We came too late in the year to certify that Camiguin lanzones are indeed the sweetest, but we hope to do so during the 2004 Lanzones Festival.
www.okara.com /violeta_hughes-davis/html/camiguin.html   (1200 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Hot Spots
Camiguin is a pear-shaped volcanic island, 10 km north standpoint of Misamis Oriental and 54 km southeast of Bohol.
Isolated from Mindanao peninsula and enclosed by Gingoong and Macajalar Bays on the south and Bohol Sea on the north.
Camiguin insular is regarded as the Philippines’ equality of the Garden of Eden, dazzling with several tourist spots, which make the island unique and perfect for explorers.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/hotspot_archive/camiguin.php   (320 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | WEEKEND > Virgin Camiguin
Camiguin Highlands Resort, with its luxurious rooms and attentive service, is the place to stay as well.
Camiguin has hardly any crime and is pollution free.
Camiguin is but two hours away by first flying from Manila to Cebu, then taking Seair from Cebu to Camiguin.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/apr/02/yehey/weekend/20060402week2.html   (739 words)

 Camiguin, Philippines - Houses / Homes / Property / Real Estate for sale or rent - PropertyWorld.com
In many cases vacation rentals in Camiguin, Philippines are offered by the owners of the property but in some instances real estate agents also offer vacation rentals in Camiguin.
If you are considering buying real estate in Camiguin or anywhere else for that matter, the most widely used method of borrowing the funds to make the purchase is a mortgage.
If you need to send money to or from Camiguin for the purchase of a property (or for any other reason) our suggestions can help you obtain more currency with less worry when buying foreign currency.
www.propertyworld.com /_Philippines_Camiguin   (997 words)

Camiguin is a small island province of the Philippines located in northern Mindanao.
Known by the locals as "The Island of Your Imagination," Camiguin is probably one of the friendliest places to visit in the Philippine Archipelago.
Camiguin is often described as a unique combination of unspoiled beauty and old charm.
hawaiianwebmaster.com /camiguin.html   (170 words)

 Province of Camiguin (Island Born of Fire)
An annual fluvial procession is held by townsfolk in honor of the sunken graves of their forefathers and as a thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest.
CAMIGUIN celebrates year-round festivals like Lanzones Festival held every third week of October when sweet Camiguin lazones is proudly displayed.
The pilgrims congregate either at the Old Vulcan or Mt. Ilihan to pray; Camiguin Christmas Festival when choral competition, pastorales contest, parol sa barangay and belen sa barangay are conducted during Yuletide Season; and May Festival when notable fiesta celebrations of almost all barangays in Camiguin are celebrated.
www.camiguin.gov.ph /photo-gallery.html   (1126 words)

 Travel Camiguin Island
Camiguin is a lush and green island located off the northern coast of Mindanao province.
The only reminder of thermal activity and volcanoes is the (very nice) Ardent hot spring and the sunken cemetery (not that spectacular).
Camiguin from a distance, the multiple classical volcano like cones are clearly visible.
home.planet.nl /~fortgent/Traveling/Philippines/Camiguin.htm   (460 words)

 WOW Philippines :: About the Department of Tourism :: Investments :: Investment Areas
Bohol is northwest of Camiguin and southeast of Cebu.
Camiguin is a tiny pearl-shaped volcanic outcrop off the north coast of Mindanao.
Tax credit of 10% of total cost of infrastructure to be deducted from the future real property tax liability of the registered enterprise within a period of five years starting from the date of the expiration of the tax exemption of the registered enterprise; provided that said infrastructure shall be open to public use.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /dot/inv_cebu.asp   (733 words)

 Manila Coverstory: Escape to Scenic Camiguin
he lush island of Camiguin is the perfect antidote to the traffic jams and pollution that define daily life in the capital of Manila.
Camiguin also offers a wide array of water-related attractions -- falls and rivers, cold and hot natural springs and, of course, the wide expanse of the Mindanao sea.
There are two high seasons on Camiguin, the end of October for the picturesque Lanzones (a native fruit) festival and the summer months of April-June.
www.worldroom.com /pages/wrnph/coverstory2.phtml   (862 words)

CAMIGUIN is an island in the Mindanao area known for its delicious "Lanzones".
CAMIGUIN has two resorts that offer hot and cold springs; the Ardent Hot Spring Resort and the Sto Nino Cold Spirngs (where I dipped in its very cold pool).
The coarse white corals of the sand bar was a contrast from the fine gray sand of the beach resorts.
www.fortunecity.com /silverstone/saab/69/camiguin.html   (804 words)

 Camiguin Province
Topography - Camiguin is a volcanic island whose physical form consists of seven volcanoes, both active and dormant.
Camiguin obtains its power from the Napocor Hydroelectric plant in mainland Mindanao.
It has been said that Camiguin probably has the best rural telecommunication facilities in the country which is operated by the Camiguin Telephone Cooperative (CAMTECO).
www.hawaiianwebmaster.com /province.html   (1853 words)

 Philippine Travel
The island is delightful, and photogenic: shots of the glistening sand with Camiguin and its volcanoes in the background or views of the two crescent shaped bars with a faint trace of Bohol over the horizon; photos and more photos.
Camiguin’s heart has 7 volcanoes (its shores have only 5 municipalities), with pristine and residential tropical valleys, all surrounded by a palm fringed coastline.
Camiguin is fringed with white sand, the other side with fl.
philippine-vacations.hypermart.net /camiguin.htm   (1216 words)

 The volcanic island of Camiguin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Camiguin is a small island lying in the north-west coast of Mindanao.
Mt Hibok-hibok submerged Camiguin’s old capital, Bombon, in 1871 and suffocated almost 2000 inhabitants from its raging eruption in 1951.
Aside from these natural landforms huddling in the island, Camiguin is an area of forested mountains mixed with coconut trees along its coasts.
www.camperspoint.com /article.php3?id_article=210   (387 words)

 Planet Ark : New Species of Parrot, Mouse Found in Philippines
Camiguin, a volcanic island in the southern Philippines, is a treasure trove for fauna, and already had an endemic species of rodent and frog before the discovery of the rusty brown mouse and the green hanging parrot, known among locals as "Colasisi."
But Camiguin's wildlife was at risk from deforestation, researchers, writing in "Fieldiana:Zoology", a scientific journal published by the Chicago-based Field Museum of Natural History, warned.
Camiguin was once almost entirely covered by rain forest but by 2001, only 18 percent was still forested due to logging, agriculture and human settlement.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35926/newsDate/7-Apr-2006/story.htm   (550 words)

 About Camiguin Province, Philippines
Camiguin is a volcanic island, with seven volcanoes dominating the rugged terrain.
The name Camiguin is derived from the word "kamagong", a tree of the ebony family.
Camiguin clay is considered to be the best for coconuts, bananas, coffee and fruit trees.
www.islandsproperties.com /places/camiguin.htm   (417 words)

 Philippine Travel
A big bowl of oats mixed with Camiguin honey topped with fresh fruits and milk (she must have a secret ingredient, it is very yummy).
She is reliable, honest and shares a wealth of Camiguin info, and has climbed all of Camiguin’s 7 volcanoes.
Camiguin's lanzones are said to be the sweetest in the Philippines.
philippine-vacations.hypermart.net /camiguin2.htm   (1363 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Famous For   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Camiguin Island is famous for its ancestral homes gracefully dotting the streets all over the island.
A large cross marks a cemetery swept to the sea by old Mt. Vulcan Daan’s eruption in 1871.
Camiguin owes its monicker, “Garden of Eden,” to the presence of beautiful beaches and majestic waterfalls in this island-paradise.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=famousefor&province=53   (419 words)

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