The Long Road to Bislig and Tinuy-an Falls

The previous night, we already packed our bags in preparation because the boat that would take us back to the Surigao del Norte mainland was scheduled to leave before dawn.  We were quite nervous about being stranded in Bucas Grande as the wind speed at that time was really picking up and residents say that when the winds are too strong and the waves too difficult to navigate, the coast guard does not allow boats to leave even if there is no actual storm yet. Continue reading