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People travelling between barangays in Balut Island.

In Balut Island Philippines, the best way to travel between barangays is to use a motor boat. Most of them can only hold up to thirteen individuals and the seas can be rough. This limits the access of the people living here to basic services. This group had to travel around the island to get to a municipality (Mabias) which has mobile network access. This is the every day life of the Filipinos living in Balut - travel by boat or walk long hours.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Balut Island, Portugal
Camera: DMC-GF7
Copyright: © Dan Jezreel Orendain