Magnificent Island: Naked Island (Britania)

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The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient.
One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach
– waiting for a gift from the sea.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001)

Naked IslandIn the vastness of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur is an island incomparable to its neighbors in Britania Group of Islands.

Naked IslandAs its names suggests, Naked Island is made up of a long white sand bar that completely gets lost in the horizon during neap high tide.

Naked IslandOn a bright day, Naked Island is a beautiful white streak amidst the wide expanse of Lianga Bay and the blue sky that hovers it.

Naked IslandOn a rough day, however, it is quite impossible to dock in Naked Island as raging waves clash on all sides.

Naked IslandAccording to the locals, Naked Island although bereft of vegetation is an important stopover for migratory birds.

Naked IslandThe white sand bar is also a must-visit destination in Surigao del Sur.

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