Camiguin Guide Blog

Lanzones Festival 2016 Schedule of Activities

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Camiguin's 37th Lanzones Festival will be another year of colorful parades and tons of buahan (lanzones). The festival will run from October 23 to 29, 2016.

News Clippings of Hibok-Hibok Explosion

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I found some old news clippings of the Hibok-Hibok explosion. These are three reports by the Chicago Tribune of the volcanic activity of Hibok-Hibok in the years 1948 and 1951.

Camiguin Panaad 2016

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Will you join this year’s Panaad challenge? It’s a 64-kilometer walk around the Camiguin island. There’s no finish line, no uniform, and no rules. Just walk, walk and walk some more until you’re back to where you started.

Camiguin - Jagna, Bohol Ferry Schedules

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As of December 2015, there are no direct ferry trips between Camiguin and Bohol. Should this change, I’ll be sure to update this post and the Getting to Camiguin guides.

1951 Hibok-Hibok Eruption

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Here's another glimpse -- in video -- of the catastrophic explosion of Mount Hibok-Hibok as reported by British Pathé.

Lanzones Festival 2015 Schedule

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Camiguin will be celebrating its 36th Lanzones Festival this year and the date has been announced!

Glimpses of Old Camiguin

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Four images that showcases the commute life in Camiguin Island a few years after the Second World War. All taken by Life Magazine photographer Michael Rougier.

Of Hotels and Accommodations

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Over the past 3 years, I have been listing the most popular hotels in Camiguin. It was not complete but it offered a good enough preview of the prices and available accommodations (hotels, inns, beach resorts, etc.).

Say "Hello!" to the New Camiguin Guide

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Notice the new site design of Camiguin Guide? Well, it's part of a 'grand' plan to keep up with technology and reinvigorate the website.

A Beautiful Sunset in Sagay, Camiguin

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Take a minute to marvel at the beautiful sunset I captured in Sagay.

Hi, Guys!

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You might have noticed the lack of updates on Camiguin Guide for about a year now. I have been very busy working on several projects to visit and write about Camiguin. As the end of my other projects draw near, updates & guides will start pouring in.

Old British Cannon in Sagay Camiguin

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In the town square (locally referred to as "quadrangle") of Sagay Camiguin is an early 18th-century British Cannon.

Camiguin Guide's 2nd year anniversary

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Camiguin Guide has been running for more than two years! What's in store for our 3rd year?

First Year Anniversary

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Camiguin Guide just turned one! Join us as we celebrate the site's outstanding first year and promising start of another year.

Panaad 2012

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Holy week is fast approaching! Are you ready to walk around Camiguin? Join the yearly Panaad 2012 and test your resolve by walking the island's scenic 64K.

Kinamigin: The Language of Camiguinons

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Kinamigin or Kinamiguin is the local language of Camiguin. Amongst the municipalities, only Sagay has retained its usage; other municipalities has long since shifted to using the Visayan language.

Lanzones Festival 2011

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We're just a few months away 'til the next Camiguin Island's 32nd Lanzones Festival Celebration. Here are the recent updates.

Panaad 2011

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Take part in Panaad 2011, a holy Journey around the island of Camiguin this holy week.

Lanzones Festival 2010

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Lanzones Festival is an annual event to celebrate the abundant harvest of the Lanzones (locally known as buahan). The event involves a week-long celebration highlighted by a colorful street and tableau presentation.

Wild raspberries in Camiguin

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Yes, it's for real. There are wild raspberries in the mountains of Camiguin. Growing about like weeds but with pretty red berries.