several minutes away from the central town of
joined by my travel friend Nadz, we rented a small boat near the barangay hall that brought us to the nearby
the other two are the islands of Melchor and Baltazar which are situated West of Gaspar. The names of the islands sounds familiar simply because they were named after the three wise men or sometimes considered as the three kings.
we had a great short boat ride with our guide who brought us around Gaspar island. from afar, we already saw the fishing village of the island and the main beach side facing the Marinduque island coast within the
upon reaching the beach, we realized that it’s all pebbles and broken corals, not white sand. it was quite unusual for me because there’s just too many pebbles that we almost thought the locals collected it and formed the pebble bar.
this was formed naturally by the waves that meets in this island. the water is clear and one can enjoy swimming.
there are cottages at the beach front where one can relax and enjoy the view of Marinduque's Mt. Malindig and Elephant island.