DS Benedicto is dubbed as “Little Baguio” because of its cool climate and environment. Among the many reasons also why this place looks like Baguio is this highway full of pine trees. The BS Benedicto Highway won a national award as the most beautiful highway implementing the Greening […]
This is the Rice Terraces in Don Salvador Benedicto that looks like a portion of the famous Banaue Rice Terraces. The cool climate, nice scenery, clean environment and variety of adventure activities in DS Benedicto makes it a perfect place for vacation. Story to follow.
This is Malatan-og Falls in Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental. Malatan-og Falls is kept within the lush forest in this very beautiful town. Trek time going to the falls from the main highway is about an hour . Story to follow.
This is the huge Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located in Canetown, Victorias. This cathedral is located within the compound of Victorias Integrated Sugar Milling Company. The cathedral is still unfinished. It’s construction started in mid-90s. Locals say that this is a “curse” church. The […]
This is Victorias Golf and Country Club, an 18th hole golf course located with the Victorias Milling Company Compound which is known as Asia’s largest integrated sugar milling company. Story to follow.
This is the vintage, century old ILCO Train No 7 displayed at Sagay City Plaza, Negros Occidental. Train such as this is famous in this sugar-rich province. Many of these iron horses, so they say, are already for museum purposes. Story to follow.
This is the Shrine of the Battle of Pulang Lupa in Torrijos, Marinduque. In this mountain peak, the Filipinos won over the Americans during the war in September 13, 1900. It is called Pulang Lupa or Red Soil because of the bloody fight between the two forces. RELATED […]
This is Poctoy White Beach in Torrijos, Marinduque. This beach is perhaps the most famous in Marinduque. Many locals stay here for a day or a night. Story to follow. HOW TO GET TO POCTOY WHITE BEACH To get to Poctoy White Beach, take any jeepney bound to […]
Marinduque is 4 hours away from Lucena City via RORO. The following are the follow I took while enroute to Marinduque. To get to Marinduque from Manila, take a bus bound for Lucena Dalahican Port. From there, buy your RORO ticket bound for Gasan.
This is the century-old Sta Cruz Church of Sta Cruz, Marinduque. The Sta Cruz Church was built in 1714. The tower that stands today is the orignal one. Story to follow.
This is River Cave of Bathala Cave System. River cave is a subterranean river cave which can only be accessed by swimming because of its very narrow entrance. This cave is part of the Bathala Cave System. Story to follow.
This is Cathedral Cave of the Bathala Cave System in Barangay Bathala, Sta Cruz, Marinduque. The Cathedral Cave is the upper chamber of this “2-storey” cave. Below Cathedral cave is Lagoon Cave. To get here, take a tricycle infront of the Catholic Church. Travel time is about 30 […]
This is the Town Hall of Sta Cruz, Marinduque. Sta Cruz is the commercial, institutional, educational and industrial capital of Marinduque. Story to follow.
This is Paadyao Cascading Falls in Mogpog, Marinduque. The falls is 20 minutes by motorbike from the main highway and 10-minute walk from the barangay road. Story to follow.
I had the opportunity to stop at Gasan while in transit from Boac to Torrijos and I was amazed that there are some beautiful Gasan old houses here. Story to follow.
This is Bella Roca from afar. Unfortunately, I had no opportunity to spend a night or two in this luxurious island hotel. Perhaps some other time 🙂
This is Gasan Town Hall in Marinduque.