Culion: The Leper Colony

Culion can be easily reached from Coron, yet it is miles away from the latter’s harried scene. Located in the Calamian Islands in Palawan, Philippines, the municipality of Culion is a former leper colony during the American colonial period. It was picked as a colony because of its sheer isolation, and its topography offers great opportunities to leprosy-inflicted patients to …

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