The Daclan Landing Strip in Bokod

Daclan Landing Strip Bokod Benguet Runway Airport Military Airstrip Construction History Length Location Coordinates World War American Guerila Forces Debeng Lake Tael Layout Cave Elevation Width The Daclan Landing Strip is located in Bokod in Benguet Province. Also known as the Daclan Runway and the Daclan Airport, this airstrip was constructed by during World War II by Americans and guerilla forces from Bokod, Kabayan, and other nearby municipalities to assist in transporting troops and supplies to the region to assist in fighting the Japanese Imperial Army. The Daclan runway is located near Debeng Lake and the Tael Cave. It is a potential natural attraction found in Daclan. Continue reading

The Mayon Zigzag in Canlaon

Mayon Zigzag Canlaon Negros Oriental Highway Barangay Bagawines Street Shape Location Distance Kilometer View Tanon Strait Cebu Tagbino Map Toll Length Size History Description Avenue Toll Traffic The Mayon Zigzag is a highway located in Canlaon in Negros Oriental Province. The Mayon Zigzag is the portion of the highway from the junction of Barangay Bagawines where the road ascends into a zigzag, affording a changing panoramic view of the blue waters of Tañon Strait and the island of Cebu, and hugging the foothill dwellings of farmers like toy houses surrounded by cornfields. The climb ends in Barangay Tagbino of Canlaon City. Canlaon is located 168 kilometers (104 miles) north from the provincial capital of Dumaguete and is home to the highest mountain in the province, the Kanlaon Volcano. Continue reading

Balikbayan

Balikbayan definition Philippine nationals residing living abroad american spouse children citizenship residency tourist visa status foreign permanent abroad bureau immigration overseas workerBalikbayan refers to Philippine nationals who are permanently residing abroad including their spouses and children, regardless of nationality or country of birth. It also refers to those of Filipino descent who acquired foreign citizenship and permanent status abroad. According to the official website of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, a Balikbayan may be either one of the following:

A Filipino citizen who has been continuously out of the Philippines for a period of at least one (1) year; Continue reading

The Park Pavilion at Quezon National Forest Park

Park Pavilion Rest Area Quezon National Forest Atimonan Quezon Location Venue Meeting Hall Wedding Reception Snacks Pasalubong Bicol Region Meals Highway View History Construction Facilities Restroom The Park Pavilion is located at the Rest Area of the Quezon National Forest Park in Atimonan in Quezon Province. Without a baon? There are available meals or snacks of your choice in the restaurant and food store of the parks Pavilion. The second floor is an ideal venue for meetings, family or friends reunions and even receptions for wedding or baptismal or just a simple stop-over after a winding trip. There is an ample space for parking just in front of the building. Atimonan, Quezon is a coastal municipality located 175 kilometers south of Manila. It is traversed by the Maharlika Highway, which extends up to Bicol Region that links the regional and provincial movements to Manila. Atimonan is located 173 kilometers (107 miles) southeast of Manila. Continue reading

The Malagonlong Bridge in Tayabas

Malagonlong Bridge Tayabas Quezon Location Construction History Height Length River Malagunlong Spanish Period Bricks Architecture Distance Kilometer Layout Road Map Creek Water Width Repair Fishing The Malagonlong Bridge is located in Tayabas in Quezon Province. Sometimes misspelled as Malagunlong, the bridge was constructed during the Spanish colonial period using Spanish and indigenous engineering skills and materials. The Malagonlong Bridge is considered the oldest one in Tayabas. It was constructed around 1585, when the parish church was being built. Continue reading

The Natumpukan Half Tunnel in Atok

Natumpukan Half Tunnel Atok Benguet Location Highway Road History Construction Mountain Width Height Clearance Vehicle Route Map Distance Kilometerstreet Engineering Trinidad Baguio City Closure Info The Natumpukan Half Tunnel is located in Atok in Benguet Province. It was built in the early 1950’s after the road eroded due to soil erosion. Having no other alternative route, about 50 meters of the the highway had to be reconstructed and carved from the face of the rock mountain. It has remained to this time an engineering feat of the people maintaining it. It is popularly known as “Half Tunnel”  Natumpukan Half Tunnel is located 42 kilometers from La Trinidad, and 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Baguio City. Continue reading

The Calumpit Bridge in Bulacan

Calumpit Bridge Bulacan Macarthur Highway River Pampanga Province Size Length Elevation Width History War Engineering Battalion Army Japanese Bataan Construction Repair Height Fishing Road Vehicle The Calumpit Bridge is located along the MacArthur Highway in Calumpit, in Bulacan Province. The Calumpit Bridge crosses the Calumpit River and links Bulacan to Pampanga and other northern provinces in central and northern Luzon. During World War II, the bridge was demolished by the Engineering Battalion of the United States to impede the movement of Japanese forces on their way to Bataan.  The Calumpit Bridge was also the site of the first battle between Filipino and American soldiers during the retreat of Aguinaldo to the Ilocos Region. Continue reading

The Zigzag Road in Quezon

Zigzag Road Atimonan Quezon National Forest Park Location Highway Tourist Length Safety Death Grade Hill Curve Accident Coast Toll History Construction Vehicle Barangay Avenue Layout Map Kilometer The Zigzag Road can be found at the middle of the Quezon National Forest Park and passes through the municipalities of Atimonan, Pagbilao, and Padre Burgos in Quezon Province. Its curves are so tight and the roads are steep that vehicles have to literally inch their way up. Atimonan, Quezon is a coastal municipality located 175 kilometers (107 miles) southeast of Manila. It is traversed by the Maharlika Highway, which extends up to Bicol Region that links the regional and provincial movements to Manila. Continue reading

The Puerto Princesa International Airport

Puerto Princesa International Airport Palawan Location Island Civil Aviation Authority Terminal Arrival Departure Passenger Traffic Lounge Check Security Waiting Flight Schedule Airplane Aircraft Info The Puerto Princesa International Airport serves as a significant gateway to the rest of Philippines from the city of Puerto Princesa Palawan on Palawan Island. Operated by the Civil Aviation Authority, this airport currently can hold over 1000 passengers, and has a total of seven airlines to choose from. Small commercial aircrafts from Manila and Puerto Princesa can ferry tourist, traders and businessmen to northern tourism destinations using the Busuanga and El Nido airstrips. There are also direct flights from Manila to Taytay landing in the Judge Cesar Lim Rodriguez airport. With the plans of national a government to upgrade the capital city’s airport to conform with international standards as well as the expansion and improvement of airstrips in major tourist towns like Coron and El Nido, travel to Palawan will definitely Continue reading

PLDT WiFi Zone

Pldt Wifi Zone Dedicated Broadband Internet Connection Home Coverage Signal Connection Username Password Installation Monthly Fees Speed Subscribe Mydsl Mybro Postpaid Landline Service Cellphone Info The PLDT WiFi Zone is a premium WiFi service powered by a dedicated broadband connection. It allows users to stay connected even outside your home. It is available in more than 3,500 establishments nationwide. It’s easy to connect with just one username and password. You can subscribe to this service on top of
your current myDSL, myBro, or PLDT HOME postpaid landline services. Continue reading