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Danger in Paradise

Danger in Paradise
Made by ferdzdecena
Only a brave few dare visit this pristine beach of Malamawi Island in Basilan, Philppines. Since the abduction of the American Couple, Martin and Gracia Burnham last May 2001 by the Islamist Terrorist, Abbu Sayyaf Group in the region, the place has seen very few tourist.

Samal Houses

Samal Houses
Made by Rene Apilado
These are some of the Samal houses that can be seen along the channel as you approach Isabela, the capital of Basilan, coming from Zamboanga. Further along the channel the houses are much closer together and there is greater human activity. This was back in 1990.

Badjao Stilt Houses

Badjao Stilt Houses
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Most of them are called Badjaos or the “sea gypsies” of the Sulu and Celeb seas and they live mostly on house boats all their lives. In this region, once they have caught their fish, they just easily cross by the port and sell their fresh catch.

Passing by Isabela Channel

Passing by Isabela Channel
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...you won’t miss this large imposing structure called the Kaun Purna Mosque. Along with it are more stilt houses from the Badjao’s, sail boats and more mangroves.

Lighthouse, Malamawi Island, Basilan

Lighthouse, Malamawi Island, Basilan
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Lighthouse on Malamawi Island, Basilan. Coming from Zamboanga, the lighthouse is on the starboard side as you enter the narrow channel leading to Isabela.

Hope for Basilan

Hope for Basilan
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Hoping that this small bud of plant would symbolize peace in Basilan

Military Escorts

Military Escorts
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On our boat to the islands with our Military Escorts from Basilan

Malamawi White Beach

Malamawi White Beach
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With our boat docked on the shores. Malamawi Island, Basilan

Sailing along mangroves

Sailing along mangroves
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A capture of locals sailing along a mangrove forest

Cruising along Isabela Channel

Cruising along Isabela Channel
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Isabela Channel is the gateway to Basilan.

Malamawi White Beach

Malamawi White Beach
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Malamawi Island, Basilan

Basilan Port

Basilan Port
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and Jollibee!



Nearest places of interest:

Maluso, Basilan
Patikul Municipal Water Boundary
isabela city wharf
Port Area (Isabela)
  Great Santa Cruz Island
Brgy Baliwasan
Malamawi Beach Resort
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