Category: Surigao del Sur

Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur: Island Hopping Respite at Portlamon Bay

Posted on October 4, 2012

Vanishing Island, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur I was surprised to discover that there were other sights to see beyond the Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. The popular sapphire abyss overflows into a bay where some offshore attractions in the barangay of Portlamon offer respite when the Enchanted River gets too crowded with tourists. Pangasinan Island – a good spot to watch the sunset Following the river, I hired a bangka to take me around the bay. We passedRead More

Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur: Bewitching Sapphire Abyss of Enchanted River

Posted on September 26, 2012

The bewitching waters of Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur From Bislig City, I ventured farther north to Hinatuan town. After settling down in a cheap lodging house, I immediately hired a habal-habal to take me to the biggest tourist draw to this part of Surigao del Sur. The Enchanted River is the exit way of a mysterious underwater cave system that overflows into a bay. True to its name, the mouth of the underwater cave is painted inRead More

Bislig City, Surigao del Sur: The Majesty of Tinuy-an Falls – One of the Widest in the Philippines!

Posted on August 13, 2012

Fishermen at Tinuy-an Falls in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur Mindanao just has the most majestic waterfalls in the country! From the tallest waterfall in the country located in Cateel, Davao Oriental, I took three habal-habal rides northwards to Bislig City, Surigao del Sur for one of the widest, Tinuy-an Falls, which is almost 100 meters in width! While comparisons to North America’s Niagara Falls may be stretching it, Tinuy-an must be appreciated for its unique majesty. It’s name meansRead More