CALICOAN Guiuan, Eastern Samar If you prefer tranquility and soul-searching over all-night partying, consider this your paradise. Life here is quiet, but it has its surprises. They come in the form of huge crustacean packages. The lobsters are plentiful and cheap; you can have them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And if you love to surf, you’ll find that the call of Calicoan lies in its waves.
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Republic of the Philippines (Nov. 15, 2013) Marines from the Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 172 off-load supplies and gear to support local civilians. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group supports the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade to assist the Philippine government in Operation Damayan in response to the aftermath of the super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. (U.S. Navy photo by Liam Kennedy/RELEASED)