It was where Magellan first landed when he arrived in the Philippines. He landed on the island of Homonhon on March 16, 1521, and dispatched crew members, who gathered on the uninhabited island. Magellan was detected by the boats of Rajah Culambu of Limasawa, who guided him to Cebu — and the rest of that episode is history.
In our family, Homonhon has a special place. It was there, in 1983, that the Llevado family and a handful of other families from Guinob-an evacuated to escape the uncertainties of martial law. Rena and her family lived there for almost a year as refugees, at first living largely off of shellfish that they gathered.
Now the Philippine Navy reports the delivery of aid to the island, and nearby Manicani and Suluan, all part of the municipality of Guiuan.
Year of the Spy Book Trailer
Above is the Year of the Spy Book Trailer — for my upcoming non-fiction book about espionage upheavals on the streets of Moscow in 1985.
Below is a “trailer” showcasing the writing and video services I provide to clients.
Michael Sellers — Writing and Video Services
- Arsha Sellers — Today I’m One Big Step Closer to Becoming a Real Forever Dad
- Meet Abby Sellers and Arshavin Sellers — My Wife, My Son, My Inspiration Every Day
- What the Mueller Report Actually Says
- Remembering James Blount, an American Who “Got” the Philippines in 1901
- America the Beautiful? You Mean America the Pitiful. I Am Ashamed