The Guiritsan Falls in Igbaras

Guiritsan Falls Igcabugao Igbaras Iloilo Waterfalls Height Hiking Trail San Remegio Antique Tubungan Miagao Don Benito Acap Southern Perimiter Boundary Water Swimming River Depth Length Camping Tour Guiritsan Falls is located in Igcabugao, in Igbaras, Iloilo Province. From Brgy. Igcabugao proper, you have to climb mountains for almost two hours.  Upon reaching the place, you feel the aura so romantic and so exotic.  Going to the place needs a couple of days. Igbaras is bounded on the north by the Municipality of San Remegio of the province of Antique; east by the Municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo; west by the Municipality of Miag-ao, Iloilo; south by the Municipality of Guimbal, Iloilo. To get to Guiritsan Waterfalls, take a jeepney at the Don Benito Q. Acap Sr. Southern Iloilo Perimeter Boundary Terminal in Barangay Mohon, Oton, Iloilo. Metered taxis are also available at the terminal. Continue reading

Moro Watchtowers in Guimbal, Iloilo

Moro Watchtowers Guimbal Iloilo Pescador Generosa Cristobal Colon Rizal Tagguisan Defense Tower History Construction Century Pirates The Moro Watchtowers are located in the coastal municipalitiy of Guimbal in Iloilo. During the 17th century, constant attacks from Moro pirates made these watchtowers as a defense mechanism necessity during the pre-hispanic era. During that time, the Moro pirates captures natives of Guimbal and sold them as slaves in Mindanao. These structures have been spruced up and beautified by the Department of Tourism in 1984. Although now in presentable condition, the upper levels have been coated with cement and has faux rock outlines while the cavity was filled up and cemented. A streetlight has been mounted at the centers. There are five watchtowers, each in Pescador, Generosa-Cristobal Colon, Rizal-Tugguisan. Continue reading