Here is my list of 8 Must-See Destinations in the Philippines which are not normally known, seen or experienced by some tourists. As there is so much to see and explore, this list represents only what I think is the best of ‘off-the-beaten’ path in the Philippines. ******* […]
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 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 […]
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 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 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.
This is Marinduque’s oldest standing building – the century old Boac Cathedral. Boac Cathedral has served in several instances as the refuge of the people of Marinduque. People attribute many miracles here hence, this Cathedral is dedicated to “Mahal Na Birhen Ng Biglang Awa” Story to follow.