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WELCOME TO BOHOL! MS L’ AUSTRAL CRUISE SHIP

admin   March 17, 2015   Comments Off on WELCOME TO BOHOL! MS L’ AUSTRAL CRUISE SHIP

March 13, 2015.Tagbilaran Seaport. Another cruise ship visited Bohol; the the MS L’ Austral , operated by Compagnie Du Ponant, carrying 264 passengers mostly French nationals and 150 crews. Dropping anchor of quite a distance from the city port, the tourists were ferried to the shore via water taxis. Graciously welcomed by the Boholanos, the tourist had their whole day… Read more »

FEBRUARY IS INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL IN BOHOL

admin   January 19, 2015   Comments Off on FEBRUARY IS INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL IN BOHOL

Inspired by its successful hosting of the 1st International Choir Festival and Competition in March last year, Bohol will once again hold another Choir Festival this year, to be scheduled during this love month of February. Last year, the province and this city played host to this international event, which was participated by choirs of the Philippines, South Korea, Australia,… Read more »

MARCELINA’S GUESTHOUSE – A BUDGET AND AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION IN TAGBILARAN CITY

admin   October 27, 2014   Comments Off on MARCELINA’S GUESTHOUSE – A BUDGET AND AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION IN TAGBILARAN CITY

Looking for affordable place to stay near the airport? Marcelina’s Guesthouse is the perfect place! Highly recommended for travelers with early flights to catch up; conveniently located about 50m. from the airport terminal and just a 2-min. walk. The place has a very homey atmosphere and is ideal for family bondings and reunions and even corporate team buildings in small… Read more »

Sagbayan Peak

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on Sagbayan Peak

    The other way to view the Chocolate Hills is at “Sagbayan Peak”, a mountain resort in Sagbayan town, about 75 kilometres (47 mi) northwest of Tagbilaran City. Viewing is made from the deck of an elevated ridge that provides an unobstructed view of the Chocolate Hills as well as the sea off Cebu City. This is only 18… Read more »

The Philippine Tarsier

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on The Philippine Tarsier

The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), known locally as the Mawmag in Cebuano/Visayan, is an endangered tarsier species endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly in the islands of Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao. Its name is derived from its elongated “tarsus” or ankle bone. Its geographic range also includes Maripipi Island, Siargao… Read more »

World’s largest python lives in bohol!

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on World’s largest python lives in bohol!

Alburquerque is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 8,715 people in 1,670 households. The town’s short name is “Albur”. Alburquerque is reputed to have one of the longest (23 feet or 7 meters as of 2005) and heaviest (300 kg or 660 lbs) python in captivity…. Read more »

Panglao Island

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on Panglao Island

  Until recently, Panglao Island has stolen some of the glitters of the world-famous Boracay Island. Located at the southwestern tip of Bohol province, Panglao boasts of a long stretch of white-sand beaches embracing crystal-clear and blue waters. Aside from beach activities, foreign tourists who visit Panglao are in for wonderful treats like diving, snorkeling and caving. Panglao is also… Read more »

The Chocolate Hills

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on The Chocolate Hills

          The Chocolate Hills is an unusual geological formation in Bohol, Philippines. It is composed of around 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills of about the same size, spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi). They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name. The… Read more »

Loboc River Cruise

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on Loboc River Cruise

Another popular attraction of Bohol is the Loboc River. Climbing up and down the stairs of the Chocolate Hills view deck definitely gets one exhausted and hungry! Good thing, a buffet lunch by the Loboc River will tickle one’s appetite to feast and taste Bohol catering offered by the floating restaurants.

Baclayon Church

admin   October 3, 2010   Comments Off on Baclayon Church

The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon is considered to be one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. It is one of the best presevered Jesuit build churches in the region, although in the 19th century, the Augustinian Recollects added a modern facade and a number of stone buildings that now surround the church. The… Read more »