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31 A Tale of Three Islands 1: A day trip on Bohol – October 31 2015 Bohol, Visayas, The Philippines

For the uninitiated, which I readily admit would have included myself until recently, Bohol is an island Province in the Visayas region of the Philippines. It has a population approaching 1.5m and is situated east of Cebu where I have been based, south of Leyte and is the 10th biggest island in the Philippines, a nation of islands.

With a population of around 100 million the Philippines is the 12th biggest nation on the planet by population and both one of the most dynamic and impoverished nations in South East Asia. With another 10 million Filipinos living and working overseas many families are dependent on overseas income. Continue reading