Telegrafo Hill Boundary in Antique

Telegrafo Hill Boundary Antique Province Visayas Iloilo San Jose View Japanese Stronghold Hiking Horseback Riding Visayas Telegrafo Hill Boundary is located in Antique Province. Often mentioned as a haunted place in the Visayas, Telegrafo Hill was a stronghold of the Japanese during World War II. The place is ideal for hiking and horseback riding. Many ghosts and evil creatures are said to lurk in the shadows. Straddling the Iloilo-Antique boundary, it commands a view of San Jose, Antique.

Eastern Visayas Region

Eastern VisayasEastern Visayas is one of three regions situated in the middle of the Philippines and serves to link the islands of Luzon and Mindanao through the National Maharlika Highway that runs through it. Also known as Region VIII, this area is composed of the three major islands of Leyte, Samar and Biliran. It has 6 provinces: Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Southern Leyte, and Samar; 7 cities: Tacloban (highly urbanized city), as the regional capital, Borongan, Baybay, Ormoc, Maasin, Calbayog and Catbalogan; 136 municipalities, and 4,390 barangays. It has a total land area of 23,231.4 square kilometers which accounts for 6.8 percent of the country’s land area. Continue reading

Iloilo City

Santo Tomas de Villanueva Church Miag-ao IloiloIloilo City is located at the southern part of Panay Island in the Visayas region. It has a land area of 7,023 hectares or 70.23 square kilometer. The people are called Ilonggos. Their amiable faces embody a beautiful culture. They speak pleasing voices that echo a proud past. Their warm character irrors a scenic countryside. Such are the Ilonggos, a humble people with a rich heritage. They are the prime treasures of Iloilo, a historic and celebrated place.

Iloilo City is a useful transit point for Guimaras Island and has good ferry connections to many other Visayan islands, but there’s Continue reading

Rajah Sikatuna National Park in Bohol

Philippine TarsierExplore one of the best-kept secrets on the island of Bohol, the Rajah Sikatuna National Park. This unique and exciting wilderness area encompasses over 10,000 hectares of native molave forest and grasslands. It is considered the last remaining natural molave forest in Bohol dominated by numerous dipterocarp species. Over 100 caves carve through the mountains of Rajah Sikatuna National Park. Continue reading

Mactan Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Mactan Cebu Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

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Mactan is a coral island off the coast of Cebu. At 62 square kilometers in area (39 square miles in area), the diving infrastructure is well developed and tourists can be scuba diving within an hour after flying in. Continue reading