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Biri Island, Northern Samar: Biri Rock Formations

Posted on December 13, 2013

Watching the sunrise on Bel-at Rock Formation with Puhunan, Magsapad and Magasang in the distance. The Biri Rock Formations, one of the top tourist attractions of Eastern Visayas, lies along the northern coast of Biri Island, the largest of an archipelagic municipality of Biri, Northern Samar. I thought beforehand that these natural landmarks on Biri Island were only one or two massive rock sculptures, not unlike the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. To my surprise, I found outRead More

Kalibo Detour: Jawili Falls, Afga Point & Tangalan Church

Posted on January 19, 2012

Swim or cannonball into the natural jacuzzis of Jawili Falls in Tangalan, Aklan The neighboring town of Tangalan provided a quick escape for me, my mom and my sister from the madness of the Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo. The primary reason people visit this town is to check out Jawili Falls, located some 15 mins from the highway. A series of seven cataracts surrounded by dense greenery, Jawili Falls is very swimmable. Unlike other popular waterfalls in the Philippines thatRead More

Bangui & Burgos: Coastal Wonders

Posted on June 25, 2011

The giant windmills of Bangui Known for their impressive coastal tourist spots, the neighboring municipalities of Bangui and Burgos were my next stops after Pagudpud. First up: Bangui Windmills. To my surprise, these much-photographed structures were far larger than I imagined! Out of place amidst bucolic surroundings, the white sentinels – all 19 of them in a single row – loomed 23 stories high above a sandy beach and verdant pastures along Ilocos Norte’s northern end. Since their inauguration inRead More