Cemetery Marker

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    I never made it at sunset to this part of Camiguin. But it was understandable since there were other places to go. What frustrates me, was that I never saw any grave. I brought along a disposable underwater camera, as I was thinking I can go down these waters, skin dive for a while and take photos of the undersea graves. Graves always interest me, much more -- an underwater grave. But it was not to be. This part of camiguin's waters were too murky, and too dark. It was much clearer in one of the photos I saw before coming here. Still, this was a particularly intriguing place in Camiguin, a reminder of the consequences of living with multiple volcanoes.

    This underwater sunken cemetery was actually a real cemetery before a violent volcanic eruption of a nearby volcano in 1871. Mt. Vulcan, Mt. Bolkan, Mt. Volcan, Mt. Vulcan Daan -- these were the names that were used interchangeably. Can't figure out which one is the actual name. The site is now marked by a huge cross that was built by the Camiguin local government in 1982.

    Bonbon, Catarman
    Camiguin Island
    Philippines

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    1. jnmed13 [deleted] 74 months ago | reply

      Love this capture and love the piece of history that comes with it. Thanks for sharing.

    2. Mark Austria 74 months ago | reply

      wow. never saw anything like this before. galing. thanks for sharing. it sure would have been cool to take underwater shots.
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    3. brian.lyle 74 months ago | reply

      interesting shot

    4. d0_0b 74 months ago | reply

      Very good.

    5. macesch 74 months ago | reply

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    6. SPnK 74 months ago | reply

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    7. Nanayof2 74 months ago | reply

      Simply beautiful SC! Ito ang hindi ko pa napuntahan! Ganda ng kulay!

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    8. Ragstatic 74 months ago | reply

      great angle and sky tone

    9. LLoyd Nielsen 74 months ago | reply

      Very well done!

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    11. first_step... shooting again 74 months ago | reply

      the thought and the image compliments each other! great capture!

    12. Vicki & Chuck Rogers 74 months ago | reply

      Breath taking.

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    13. micxs032(al michael) 74 months ago | reply

      nindot bai!

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    14. ButchokoyD 74 months ago | reply

      ..... a dangerous place to live ! .... during clear sunsets, we can see the blue silhouette of Camiguin island even from distant Oroquieta .....

    15. super_me1 73 months ago | reply

      i visited this place. its creepy but im ok with it.

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