The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

Category: Fruit

Mud fight at the Buhing Kalipay reservoir.

Mud fights, Pomelo Harvest, Medicinal Vines, and Some Boxing Day Birding.

On the morning of December 26th, Boxing Day, we decided to take a walk and work off some of the heavy holiday meals. We headed out for the village of Buhing Kalipay (also known as Borawin) here on Siargao island and for once it was a nice sunny blue sky day (it’s been pretty wet […]

December 26, 2017

Jackfruit and Pomelos

The village of San Miguel on Siargao, just half a dozen kilometers upstream from us, has a plentiful supply of both jackfruit and pomelo. Today Julia from Munich and DemiĀ from Cebu went exploring with us and to our collective delight procured a plentiful supply of more than a dozen large pomelo and four good-sized jackfruit. […]

May 6, 2017