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The Fearless Journey to Basilan : Malamawi Travel Guide

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Long overshadowed by siege and stories of terrorism, Basilan has now started to outrun barriers from what seemed a collision between fear and prolific tense brought by the media. Even the most hardened travelers have to admit a certain amount of fear while traveling this isolated area of Mindanao. Well, unbeknownst to many, Basilan is never that overly haunting place. This can be justified by ubiquitous presence of Philippine Army who has been fortifying security in all barangays. Ruled by Gov. Hadjiman, Basilan is now deemed as peaceful place where splendid sceneries allure many thrill-seeking souls.
But then just like any other story, before I came to that realization, I have gone to Gehenna of uncertainties. A backdrop of dubiety and distrustfulness. Allow me to tell you as I look back last August trip.




"No Turning Back"

Zamboanga, 05:30 AM It was an invigorating Friday morning.The sun spilled yellow light over the city facing the ardous waves of the south. The aroma of leave…