Talim Island in Rizal

Talim Island Binangonan Rizal Coastal Town Beach Laguna Bay Freshwater Fishing Mount Tagapo Hiking Village Location History Resort Boat Rental Swimming Pictures Population Beaches Surf Tide Industry Talim Island is located in Binangonan in Rizal Province. It is the island where 17 coastal barangays of the municipality of Binangonan are located. They are situated along the shores of Laguna de Bay where traditional fresh water fishing is a thriving industry. Mount Tagapo is a popular hiking destination on on Talim Island, and at an elevation of 1,437 feet, is the highest mountain on the island. Talim Island was featured in Ishmael Bernal’s 1976 film Nunal sa Tubig (Mole in the Water), a dystopian vision of the island which tackles how fisherfolk are affected by progress and pollution from nearby industries. Continue reading

Angono Petroglyphs

Angono Petroglyphs PhilippinesThe Angono Petroglyphs are the oldest known work of art in the Philippines. Located at Angono in Rizal Province, there are 127 human and animal figures engraved on the rockwall dating back to 3000 BC. These inscriptions clearly show stylized human figures, frogs and lizards along with other designs that may have depicted other interesting figures but erosion may have caused it to become indistinguishable. Continue reading