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 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.
This is the seat of government of Buenavista, Marinduque. All photos here were captured using a cellphone camera. I visited Buenavista Town Hall last May 24, 2012. RELATED LINKS: Marinduque | Battle of Pulang Lupa Shrine Marinduque | Bella Roca From Afar Marinduque | Boac Casa Real Marinduque | Boac Museum […]
This is Marinduque Hot Spring Resort in Buenavista. This resort has 2 hot spring pools. They also have rooms for overnight accommodation. The resort is located along the national highway near the boundary of Buenavista and Torrijos. Story to follow.
This is Malbog’s Sulfuric Hot Spring located in Buenavista, Marinduque. It is situated few meters away from Marinduque Hot Spring Resort. Many say that a visit to Marinduque would not be complete without dipping here. Story to follow.
This is the Boac Branch of National Museum or the Boac Museum. It is housed in the Old Library building in Boac. The museum keeps data and articles about Marinduque. Story to follow.
This is Casa Real in Boac, Marinduque. Today, it houses some of the offices of the municipal government. Story to follow.
Boac has an intact heritage houses. The main poblacion up the hill of the Cathedral are rows of old houses. Though not declared as a heritage town, Boac offers an atmosphere of the bygone era. Story to follow.