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Historical site of White Russian refugee camp - 1949-1951

Tubabao Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, has just been recently rediscovered as a historical site... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
DDG779
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New York City, New York
Tobabao Holds a History

Tobabao, just off Guiuan in Eastern Samar holds a mystical fascination to those of us who were... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2012
ChiefHukuma
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Sydney Australia
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10 Dec 2015
“Historical site of White Russian refugee camp - 1949-1951”
24 Nov 2012
“Tobabao Holds a History”
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Tubabao Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, has just been recently rediscovered as a historical site through the research efforts of the former mayor of Guiuan, Ms Annaliza Gonzales and her daughter Ms Kinna Kwan, the senior researcher of the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation. Tubabao Island...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

Tobabao, just off Guiuan in Eastern Samar holds a mystical fascination to those of us who were there in a tent city of 6000 White Russian refugees back in 1949. Most came from Shanghai & Harbin in China & were escaping from communism which threatened...More

Date of experience: November 2012
16  Thank ChiefHukuma
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Tubabao is the definition of nowhere. There is no running water on most of the island, electricity seems to be a new addition, the buildings appear to be at least a century old, and nothing anywhere is sealed against pests. The scenery is beautiful, the...More

Date of experience: October 2012
7  Thank Michael K
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