11/16/2008

PhotoHunt#7 Ruin(ed)



This is Songsong Ruins of Batanes. Batanes is a group of islands located at the northernmost part of the Philippines. Songsong was a small fishing village when it was struck by tsunami in 1970s. For a long time, it was a ghost town until recently, when a few of its former occupants started returning but still, only a handful of the houses are occupied. The village has an eerie feeling about it; but Batanes, in its entirety, is a beautiful place to see.

14 comments:

sunny said...

whoa! breathtaking view!!! sarpa nmn!

ZJ said...

I have always been fascinated by Batanes kaya lang I never had the chance to visit the place. Absolutely breath-taking and haunting at the same time. Great shots!

iKang said...

ang ganda ah! nakaka unwind ang view..

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ancient one said...

Beautiful Photos of your deserted island. Sad to think that the fishing village is gone...Thanks for coming by to see mine.

Napaboaniya said...

That's the kind of ruins I don't mind if it's beautiful scenery and all :)

Tanchi said...

wow..batanes?
grbe cgro lagaw?
hehe:)

nice..nice concept:)

keep8up
kudos to bis-bloggers:)

gmacomics said...

wow the place is amazing! nice composition and totally ruined the place was.

mine is up as well. see you around! happy photo hunting!

RJ Flamingo said...

What a beautiful, haunting place! Thank you for sharing it with us, and thank you for stopping by.

Sue said...

Beautiful shots! Thanks so much for stopping by!

mirage2g said...

Beautiful, even though its a remain of what was, its still a lovely view!

eam said...

wow, Batanes, Ang dami ko pa talagang hindi nararating sa pinas!! Thanks for the info about the Songsong Ruins- haven't even heard of it til now!

yes, it gives an eerie feel but still beautiful to explore... :-)

raqgold said...

wow, nakarating ka na sa batanes! pangarap ko ring marating yan kaso mo limited lang ang flights dyan dahil parati syang nasa center ng storm di ba? ibang klase talaga dyan. ang natatagong paraiso ng pinas :D

pchi said...

wow! ang ganda....

i've always dreamed of going to Batanes

hay hay

ate, may award ka pala sa blog ko

photoMIAHgraphy said...

wow.. ganda naman ng mga photos mo ate marites... san ka mag out of town pla? punta ka sana sa xmas party hehe...