Gigantes Island

Date: February 16 – 17, 2017
Location: Carles, Iloilo.

The Gigantes group or Islas de Gigantes used to be called Sabuluag or Salauag, which is the name of a species of tree endemic to the islands. During the Spanish colonial era, the name was changed to Gigantes. Local legend describes coffins found inside Bakwitan Cave that contained gigantic sets of human bones, which constituted the name change [info] (Gigantes from the Filipino word ‘Higante’ means Giant)

There are numerous islands to visit in Gigantes Island: Continue reading “Gigantes Island”