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Still unspoiled Cuatro Islas - I hope it remains that way

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    Default Still unspoiled Cuatro Islas - I hope it remains that way

    These four islands are part of Inopacan and Hindang towns in Leyte province. I took a plane ride to Tacloban, the capital, and thence a van to Baybay town, where a hotel is. From there it was a short ride to Inopacan where the outrigger boats were.
    Our boat made a small detour so we can see a bit of the other islands before we landed at Digyo island; I think it is the smallest of the four. It is so small, there is no freshwater source. Also, there were no ameneties aside from the small makeshift huts. One can go around the island in less than 30 minutes. The several families that live there get drinking water from the main island, which is around 30 minutes away.
    Water, very clear.
    Sand, fine and almost powdery.
    See a bit for yourself.









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    OMG.. what an incredibly beautiful place!!!

    Your photograhpy is superb!!

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    That is just so pristene...I agree, it would be best if humans left it alone as much as possible. It is so beautiful. Thank You for the amazing pictures!

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    Wonderful looking place, I also hope that humans dont spoil it like they seem to do with most places they encounter. I really enjoyed your photos.

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    Those pictures are so beautiful, the perfect representation of what most places on Earth should look like.
    I would love to experience it in person ... until then, I will enjoy your pictures!

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    Default Thank you too, ladies and gentleman.

    I can travel for R&R almost always during the school vacations only. School opens in a week, and the teaching duties come first. For this school year, I was given more assignments. Hahaha...

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    thanks nelson,
    a truely wonderful place and im glad you did this trip. even the reefs there are intact and on one of those islands they started a marine sanctuary.
    as you said, lets hope it stays unspoiled.

    cheers

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    this is what we call paradise, and we still have lots of unspoiled island yet to be discovered, thanks for sharing the photos with us nelson , i feel that i was there.

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    Nelson, what a wonderful trip. It is paradise for sure. I wish some day to be able to visit there. Amazing. Thank you for the photos.

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