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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

Siargao Surprises: Magpupungko Tidal Flats, Pacifico Beach & Taktak Falls

Posted on January 3, 2012

Taktak Falls in Santa Monica While most travelers gravitate to the southeastern coasts of General Luna and Cloud Nine for surfing and island-hopping, northern Siargao’s rough roads lead to surprising finds: uncrowded surf breaks, turquoise tidal pools and lush waterfalls. Magpupungko Rock Chasing the December monsoon, we hired a habal-habal (motorbike) at Dapa town for a day to tour the less-visited attractions on the island. Siargao’s version of the habal-habal is fashioned with a wooden canopy, not only to shield ridersRead More