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Sorsogon Travel Guide

INTRODUCTION TO SORSOGON Sorsogon is the southernmost province of Luzon and is among the country’s best kept nature hideaways. It is Luzon’s gateway to Visayas and Mindanao. It is a second class province with 14 municipalities and 1 component city.  All its municipalities are along the coastline except for land-locked Irosin. The province is famous…

Sorsogon | Provincial Capitol and Park | Photo Essay

Provincial Capitol and Park of Sorsogon

This is the Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon Province located in Sorsogon City. The capitol building which is the center piece of the huge capitol park was built during the early American period and features Roman Gothic columns on its facade. The capitol park has large trees and a 1923 statue of Dr. Jose Rizal. It…

Sorsogon | Bayugin Falls | Photo Essay

Bayugin Falls of Sorsogon

This is Bayugin Falls in Bulusan, Sorsogon. The falls is surrounded by relatively dense forest and the 20 minute trail going down the falls is mossy and slippery. Its waters run to Bayugin River, a tributary of Paghasaan River. HOW TO GET TO BAYUGIN FALLS The waterfalls is located in Barangay San Francisco in Bulusan,…

Sorsogon | Barcelona Church | Photo Essay

The Imposing Barcelona Church and Century Old Ruins

The Saint Joseph Parish Church or commonly referred to as Barcelona Church in Barcelona, Sorsogon was built by the Franciscans in 1874.  It is one of the oldest and considered as one of most beautiful churches in Bicol Region. The church present facade, walls and bell tower are original ones.  Its walls are made of…

Sorsogon | Sorsogon City Baywalk | Photo Essay

Sorsogon City Baywalk

To tourists, this place is called Baywalk. To locals, this place is called Rimpulas. Rimpulas (correctly spelled supposedly as Rempeolas) has evolved from a garbage dumping site into a beautiful baywalk it is today.  It has become a favorite hang out among locals to unwind, relax and enjoy the view of the sea, the sun…

Sorsogon | Sorsogon Cathedral | Photo Essay

Sorsogon Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul

Undeniably the most noticeable structure in the whole of Sorosogon City, the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul has a huge dome ala-Vatican that dominates the city’s skyline. The new church was inaugurated on April 27, 2011 on the occasion of the 60th year of the Diocese of Sorsogon. Controversies aside (if you don’t know…

Albay | Cagsawa Ruins | What to See in Legazpi | #pinoyontheroad | pinoy on the road

The Majestic Cagsawa Ruins

As popular as Mayon Volcano, The Cagsawa Church Ruins is what remains after the most beautiful volcano erupted in February 1, 1814. On the belfry stands to this date and has become the symbol of resiliency of the Bicolano people. Here are some of the photos I took when I visited this historic ruins in…

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The Century Old Daraga Church

This is the famous century-old Church of Nuestra Señora De Porteria which has been declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum in 2007 and likewise declared a National Historical Landmark in 2008 by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Its current restoration is being supported and financed by the National Commission on…