Whatever that meant, truth is until today you have to climb a mountain to get even a celphone signal in Guisian. Nonetheless, the military has absolutely cleared the area of ‘taong labas’, 'outsiders'. In fact Marinduque was declared in 2009, as the first-province in the entire country freed of subversive elements. Shown in this photo, taken yesterday, are soldiers partaking in the barangay's fiesta celebration.
|Going to Guisian is like rough sailing, but on land, as you bump and rock your way ever upward where villages have disappeared. You see solitary huts in the valleys as you travel.|
. For this reason, a single jeepney plies the route Guisian-Mogpog Poblacion and vice versa only once in the morning and once in the afternoon daily to transport students, workers, merchants and commodities.
|A glimpse of Sayao Bay through coconut trees.|
|The elderly, too, must sing of their sorrows, pains and joy!|
|Sayao Bay that adjoins Tayabas Bay gives life and protection to barangay Guisian and environs.|
|Sayao Bay blocks big waves and reduces strong winds. In 2009, however, a storm surge caused by typhoon Feria hit this village partially destroying houses along the coast. Today, peace and quiet, and community togetherness reign here.|