Masbate Province

Masbate ProvinceMasbate is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region. Its capital is Masbate City and consists of three major islands: Masbate, Ticao and Burias, and 14 small islands. Masbate is composed of three main islands: namely, These islands are separated by the following: Masbate Pass, separating Masbate Island from Ticao Island; Ticao Pass, separating Masbate Island from Sorsogon and Burias Pass separating Burias Island from Sorsogon. Several small islets could be found on its surrounding territory especially on the north of the Visayas and Continue reading

Quipot Cave in Mambusao

Quipot Cave CapizThe Quipot Cave consists of many chambers, each at a level different from other chambers. In certain sections, one has to crawl because the space between the roof and cave floor is just two or three feet. There are also sections that seem like a dead end, except for small openings through which only one person can crawl. These holes lead to a chamber as big as a hotel ballroom, which is why it is dubbed as the “Quipot Hilton”.

The Quipot Cave is located in Barangay Burias in Mambusao. It is about three kilometers from the Mambusao Agricultural and Technical College, or eight kilometers from the town proper or a 30-minute ride over rough roads. Continue reading