Roman Catholics in Thailand are less than 1% of the total population of the country. Despite the few number, churches of worship are still present at least in all provinces of Thailand. In Phuket, there are 3 Roman Catholic churches and all have regular English Sunday masses. Here […]
Patar Beach in Bolinao is perhaps Pangasinan’s most popular beach. Many say it has fine white sand but in reality, Patar beach has golden sand. Patar’s sand has a shade of yellow and not white. But Patar has a long stretch of awesome beach and the northern part, […]
Tawi Tawi is a Muslim-dominated province being one of the provinces comprising the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) or what is now known as Bangsamoro Region. There are very few Catholics here or other Christian denominations. I was told that only about 5% of the poeple in […]
Preliminary I am on my way to visit all the 80 provinces of the Philippines in one year. I call this project #awesome #philippines80. I have started it last May 2012 and by far, I have done half of the journey. And on those days I have been […]
Myanmar | Top Places To Visit in Yangon | Top 10 Places To See in Yangon Yangon is the Capital and largest City of Myanmar. The following is my list of 10 Most Fascinating Places to See in Yangon Shwedagon Pagoda The Shwedagon Pagoda has become more than […]
I was extremely happy when I saw the Cathedral in Yangon. I never expected that such a beautiful Catholic Church stands in a highly militarized and Buddhist country. I never intended to get here. It was just an accident that the cab driver passed through Bo Aung Kyaw […]
This is the 3rd Falls of the famous Mambukal 7 Falls. Trek time to this water falls is 6 minutes from Mambukal Resort. Visitors can visit the falls until 5PM only and swimming is not allowed here.
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 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 St Anthony the Abbot Church in Tubungan, Iloilo. It was originally built in 1844 but was destroyed during WWII. The facade has Corinthian columns and pillars. It has a 3-storey bell tower. I visited Tubungan Church last July 22, 2012 after chasing Bato Simbahan Underground Waterfalls […]
This is St Agustine Church in Bay (pronounced as Ba-e), Laguna. The stone church was initially built in 1804 and was completed in 1864. The church has early renaissance facade and a 4-storey bell tower. Story to follow.
This is St John the Baptist Church (Lilio Church) in Liliw, Laguna. The church is even made more famous because of its elegant facade and brick-baroque style architecture. Story to follow.
Laguna | The Century-Old and Historic Calamba Church of St John the Baptist | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St John the Baptist Church in Calamba, Laguna which was built in the 19th century. Dr Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero, was baptized here. Interestingly, the house of Rizal is in the opposite corner. Story to follow.
This is the grand century old San Sebastian Church in Lumban, Laguna. It was erected in 1600 and the first stone church built in Laguna. Story to follow.
This is the magnificent century old Church of St Magdalene in Magdalena, Laguna. The church was built in its entirety in 1855. Interestingly, Emilio Jacinto, a Philippine Revolutionary Hero, was wounded, took refuge in the convent and died here. Until today, his blood stains is being preserved where […]
Laguna | The Century Old Nagcarlan Church of St Bartholomew the Apostle | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Nagcarlan, Laguna. This church was built in 1752 during the Spanish Colonial period. Story to follow.
This is St James the Apostle Church in Paete, Laguna. This century old church is filled with centuries-old wooden paintings and statues of catholic saints. It features a baroque style architecture with local styles. This is one of the most beautiful churches I have seen. Story to follow.