archaeology

The Spooky Mystical Tour of Lamanok Point (Lamanok Island) in Anda, Bohol

Posted on June 26, 2015

Recognized as a “cradle of civilization” in the province, the uninhabited promontory of Lamanoc (sometimes spelled Lamanok) in Anda, Bohol – a two-hour drive from Tagbilaran City – consists of limestone outcrops with fascinating cultural and archaeological sites. While often referred to and promoted as an island, Lamanok is technically a point or peninsula connected to the Bohol mainland. It is, however, only accessible by sea, lending an insular nature to the remote locality. Evoking an eerie atmosphere, the “mysticalRead More

Terengganu, Malaysia: Marveling at the Terengganu Inscription Stone (Batu Bersurat Terengganu) at the Terengganu State Museum

Posted on June 10, 2015

With a massive floor area of over 75,000 square meters spread over four interconnected buildings, the Terengganu State Museum or Muzium Negeri Terengganu at Kampung Losong, Kuala Terengganu is the largest museum complex in Malaysia and the rest of Southeast Asia. The architecture is inspired by traditional stilted houses one finds in kampungs (villages) across the Malaysian countryside. There are nine galleries housing thousands of artifacts and cultural relics, but the most significant artifact on display can be found atRead More