Inaugurated in 2007, the shelter port was built to protect Batan Island’s boats from the area’s mercurial weather. It has since become a popular stop on the South Batan tour. Since many of the South Batan tours are squeezed into half a day, most visitors to the island only see the top view of the port from the road winding along the mountainside. I thought it would be worth checking out the port itself so I took a tricycle from Basco and spent a good part of the afternoon there.
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