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The archipelago of Sulu is one of two partial land bridges connecting the Philippines and Borneo... At its center is the eponymously named province of Sulu which probably has the least explored and least inhabited cluster of islands in the country. That these islands remain mysterious even to the native Tausugs themselves is borne from the islands' history of strife and turmoil.

Sulu has always been in the news for the wrong reasons. Its largest island Jolo is the de facto point of reference of the activities of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf who notoriously kidnaped tourists. No thanks to this scary reputation, Jolo and its neighboring Sulu islands sadly became a no man’s land, shunned by outsiders...

more on the danger and beauty of Sulu in colloidfarl.blogspot.com/

one of hundreds of islands of the province of Sulu, the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, the Philippines

Cliff Ramos, RuCus, emvillasenor, and 226 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. jhera_real 68 months ago | reply

    oh..great...truly a natures wonder...

  2. kathi12 68 months ago | reply

    Very nice photo. Sulu is nice place but so risky place. Thanks Farl

  3. ü Kety ü 68 months ago | reply

    Farl, you always out do what you have done in the past..

  4. babyorange05 68 months ago | reply

    fantasticohh!! ang ganda ganda ganda talaga sobrang ganda ko na talaga sa personal!! bravohh!!
    oh!! i love philippines!! and i want some doughnut!!
    how i wish makarating din kami dito ng family ko!!

  5. Sajjad Manzoor [deleted] 68 months ago | reply

    no no ...i hav nthing to say really man .

  6. Anak Iluh (Ahmad M) 68 months ago | reply

    Mr. Farl... Thanks sa pagShare ng beautiful pics nato. I am still trying to find more pics and show the world how beaty Sulu (My hometown) really is. I will not loose hope in finding that single day na nagkaruun ng Peaceful Sulu...

    By the way, have you been in Sulu? And may I know where you live? thanks ulit...

  7. toola 68 months ago | reply

    stunning!

  8. foturist 67 months ago | reply


    This is an outstanding travel photo!
    You are invited to add this photowork to Foturist group!

  9. Minus the Baird 66 months ago | reply

    mmm. donuts. thats what homer simpson would say! hehe

  10. ROYALWITHCHEESE 65 months ago | reply

    reminds me of "the island and the lake combination" www.elbruz.org/islands/Islands and Lakes.htm

  11. deathwishdave 65 months ago | reply

    Lets hope the kidnapping continues so this beautiful place remains free of humans, and stays beautiful.

  12. Bachspics 63 months ago | reply

    My compliments on your beautiful image!!

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  13. drummer-boi-22 63 months ago | reply

    Thats my kind of island!!!

  14. g567hey [deleted] 63 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Explored <100, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  15. theodordh 62 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Great stock shots, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  16. Christian Alexander S.Go [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

    i want this.

  17. hk_traveller 59 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All Favourite Photos, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  18. lukesic 52 months ago | reply

    omg, beautiful place and photo

  19. knowlton2375 49 months ago | reply

    thats amazzzzzinnngggggg

  20. Xavi Lucio 39 months ago | reply

    I really love this picture!!

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