The Marmol Cliff in Tuburan

Marmol Cliff Tuburan Cebu Twin Marble Rock Location Stone Boulders Cave Barangay Province Hiking Trail Height Length Tricycle Tour Guide Visit River Stream Low Tide Camping Visit Climb Resort Info Marmol Cliff is located in Tuburan in Cebu province. Located at the northeastern part of the province, the Marmol Cliff is Tuburan’s famous gigantic twin marble rock offering any adventurer ultimate pleasure of experiencing the beauty of nature. The word ‘marmol’ means marble stone. The boulders and spacious cave on the side of the cliff had been useful for Filipino Katipuneros during WWII. More to it, this wide cliff which stands in different heights of over hundred feet with all its enchantment is also the spot where the Maria Cacao & Joaquin Tang-an Story lies. Continue reading

The Adela River in Tuburan

Adela River Tuburan Cebu poblacion daan lungsod guiwanon san juan mantawihan spring cruise tour location length swimming boat rental fishing map layout distance kilometer depth fishing trade industry The Adela River is located in Tuburan in Cebu province. Adela River is a natural boundary that separates Poblacion and Daan Lungsod, the original town site of Tuburan. It is approximately a 3-kilometer stretch of brackish river going through lined nipa palm trees and passes by three of the many natural springs of Tuburan from the shore of Daan Lungsod namely Guiwanon, San Juan and ending at Mantawihan Spring. The Local Government Unit of Tuburan is developing a river cruise program in the area. Continue reading

Tuburan Town Museum in Cebu

Tuburan Town MuseumTuburan Town Museum is strategically housed at the 2nd floor of the former municipal building originally an ancestral house of Don Diego Tabotabo, one of the early settlers and administrators of Tuburan. The museum serves as a repository of the Tuburanon heritage representing the Tuburan culture and history over a thousand years unveiling details of its development from pre-history to the present; the LGU and its contributions; the archaeology of Tuburan; the important personages and their significant contributions in Tuburan’s growth; and, the faith and everyday life in the town. One of the exhibits at the Tuburan Town Museum is an 86-year-old copy of The Freeman. The three-page issue featured the revolution of the town as recounted by eyewitness, Emeterio Maxilom. The issue recounts the sacrifices made Continue reading

Marmol Cliff in Tuburan

Marmol Cliff, Tuburan, CebuMarmol Cliff  is Tuburan’s famous gigantic twin marble rock offering any adventurer ultimate pleasure of experiencing the beauty of nature. The boulders and spacious cave on the side of the cliff had been useful for Filipino Katipuneros during WWII. More to it, this wide cliff which stands in different heights of over hundred feet with all its enchantment is also the spot where the Maria Cacao & Joaquin Tang-an Story lies. The walls really look majestic with imposing beauty on both sides of the river. The rock walls are solid and not blackish in color if compared with those found in Palawan, Jilin in China or Halong Bay in Vietnam. Marmol Cliff has smooth and have some muddish or yellowish wall. I guess this is really a marble stone, a gem or treasure that needs to be kept where it is and not to be exploited. You would notice that Continue reading

The Yakan Culture

YakanThe Yakans are concentrated in Tipo-tipo , Lamitan, Sumisip, and Tuburan in the Basilan Island of ARMM. There are also scattered populations on the islands of Sakol, Malanipa, and Tumalutad east of the Zamboanga Peninsula. The word Yakan means “Dayak Origin,” as they are believed to be descendants of the Orang Dyaks or Tagihamas of eastern Indonesia. They speak a dialect of Sama language and are culturally influenced in some respect by the Tausug. There is an estimated population of about 86,926 in the island of Basilan alone; largely concentrated in the municipalities of Tipo-Tipo (25,368), Lamitan (14,003), Sumisip (18,777), and Tuburan (19,349 NSO 1990). The dispersal in other parts of the country brings an estimated total population of 119,865 (NM 1990). Continue reading

Kawa-Kawa Hill in Ligao City

Kawa-Kawa Hill LigaoThe Kawa-Kawa Hill is a 236 meter land form located in California Village, Brgy. Tuburan, Ligao City. Its name is derived from its curious shape resembling a ‘kawa’ or cauldron. From afar, Kawa-Kawa may seem as ordinary as any other hill, but from its summit, one can see its unique feature in its full glory – an amphitheater-like six-hectare crater. Because of this peculiar characteristic, it is also called ‘the hill without a hilltop’. Continue reading