The Hematite Hand Prints in Lamanok

Red Hematite Rock Hand Prints Lamanok Point Badiang Anda Bohol Petrographs History Description Stone Color Shape Size Tour Guide Age Paleolithic Stone Age Petroglyth Abstract Blood Island Discovery Lamanok Cave in Anda, Bohol is home to the petrographs discovered on its walls. The Red Hematite Rock Hand Prints are located at Lamanok Point, Badiang in Anda, Bohol Province. The rock painting is located in an isolated place and inaccessible except by boat or on foot. The rock hand prints is an evidence of civilization during the Paleolithic or Stone Age era.  The rock painting of Anda is different from the petrographs found in other countries because there were no images of bison, horses and cattle. The “art” found is abstract in nature and made with such such detail and subtle shading that they seem to confer a kind of power and dignity giving a pictorial narration by the ancient Boholanos. Continue reading

The Lamanok Cave in Bohol

Lamanok Cave Anda Bohol Location Shaman Faith Healers Holy Week Tour Guide Enchanted Human Corposes Skeleton Cavern Entrance Red Hematite Rock Prints Hiking Trail Depth History History Discovery Info Lamanok Cave is located in the northern part of Anda, in Bohol Province. This cave is a preferred destination for shaman or faith healers especially during Holy week. This place is believed to be enchanted because of human corpses were found in the various caves on the island. Red Hematite rock prints were also discovered in the Lamanok Caves. Lamanok is 30 minutes away from the center of Anda. Lamanok Point is accessible only by boat or on foot and situated in Barangay Badiang. It is believed to be the abode of the stone-aged. A tour of Lamanok Cave costs P300, which includes the short hike and scenic views of the mangrove and snorkeling near the island to see the giant clams. Continue reading