Tag: Butuan

Butuan City Travel Guide

In the beginning, there was no Philippines but there was BUTUAN Basic Information About Butuan City Dubbed as the “Timber Capital of the Philippines”, Butuan is a highly Urbanized City located in Agusan Del Norte, in Northern Mindanao. It is the former provincial capital of Agusan Del Norte. Butuan […]

The Golden Tara of Butuan

The Golden Tara is regarded as the Icon of the Storied Past of the Pre Colonial Times of Butuan.  It was found by a Manobo woman in Wawa River in Agusan after the 1917 flood. The Tara measures 8 inches in height, 4 pounds in weight and is […]

Magellan’s Anchorage in Butuan

Located in Masao Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte, this site is believed to be where Magellan landed and made blood compact with Raja Siaiu. History has this to say: Antonio Pigafetta and the Official Chronicler of Magellan’s fleet wrote “as we have seen a fire on an island […]

Chasing Pinagalaan Falls

It was not among my plans to visit this water falls located in Bayugan City, Agusan Del Sur. And since I do not have much thing to do that day except to go to San Franz and sleep there for the night, I decided to drop by Bayugan […]