Tag: Philippine

Magical Siquijor Sunset

Many people talk about how enchanting sunset is in Siquijor.  Many say it’s one of the most beautiful sunsets they have seen.  Many regard the sunset in Siquijor as one of its gems.  I think its worth the buzz. Undeniably, Siquijor offers a commanding view of the sunset, […]

Spending Summer In Baguio

Baguio is the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its cool climate when the rest of the country is experiencing the heat of summer sun. Baguio is an easy get-away for many tourists because it is just a 5-hour drive from Manila. More so, there are hundreds […]

Of Tawi Tawi Breakfast and Satti

Satti is a famous breakfast in Tawi Tawi.  Satti is grilled chicken placed on-top of cube rice and dipped in a special satti sauce.  I have only seen this delicacy in Southern Mindanao particularly in Zamboanga City. Being a regional delicacy, people here have lived and loved eating […]

Tawi Tawi Airport

Sanga Sanga Airport or Tawi Tawi Airport is the only airport in Tawi Tawi. The runway has just been recently upgraded and it can now  accommodate Airbus A320 aircraft.  The terminal building is rather small, congested and has no X-Ray machine.  I hope they do something about the […]

Island Hopping in Tawi Tawi

There are 307 islands and  islets in the province of Tawi Tawi and fortunately, I did a half day island hopping tour to see some of them when I was here.  Everything was arranged by my tricycle driver cum tour guide cum body guard.  Unfortunately though, I lost […]

White Mosque by the Bay in Tawi Tawi

I have to admit I forgot the name of this beautiful White Mosque located by the bay in Bongao, Tawi Tawi.  I was trying to contact my tricycle driver in Bongao but to no avail I can’t reach him already. Anyway, it was about 2pm when he brought […]

Bongao Catholic Church in Tawi Tawi

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 […]

Bongao Badjao Village

My last stop over for the day is the Badjao Village. I asked Alvin to bring me to the famous water village where Badjaos live in peace and harmony with one another. The Badjaos here have relatively large population and they don’t live a life like the Badjaos […]

Tawi Tawi Provincial Capitol

This is the Provincial Capitol of Tawi Tawi located in Bongao.  Bongao is the most populous of the 11 towns of the province. The capital town of Tawi Tawi is Panglima Sugala. The capitol building looks more of a mosque rather than a government office building. It has […]

Pulang Bato Waterfalls

Red River Valley Waterfalls or popularly known as Pulang Bato Falls is a unique waterfalls because of its seemingly red water caused by the red rocks in the area. The rocks contain some sort of minerals that make the water appear  reddish though in fact it is clear.  […]

The Grandeur of Bud Bongao

My fascination about Tawi Tawi started when I first saw pictures of travel bloggers on top Bud Bongao.  I have always been amazed by those wonderful pictures posted in their Facebook walls. It was a dream to reach this place. And today, that dream is a reality. Bud […]

Sorsogon Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul

Undeniably the most noticeable structure in the whole of Sorosogon City, the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul has a huge dome ala-Vatican that dominates the city’s skyline. The new church was inaugurated on April 27, 2011 on the occasion of the 60th year of the Diocese of […]

The Century Old Daraga Church

This is the famous century-old Church of Nuestra Señora De Porteria which has been declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum in 2007 and likewise declared a National Historical Landmark in 2008 by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Its current restoration is being supported […]