The Sandugo was a blood compact, performed in the island of Bohol in the Philippines, between the Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna the chieftain of Bohol on March 16, 1565, to seal their friendship as part of the tribal tradition. This is considered as the first treaty of friendship between the Spaniards and Filipinos. "Sandugo" is a Visayan word which means "one blood".
Blood Compact Shrine News
The history of the Philippines is an interesting time capsule that every Filipino should visit. And one of its highlights is the Sikatuna-Legaspi Blood Compact which took place in 1565. It was a representation of confidence, trust, and cordial relations between the Filipinos, during that time, and the Spaniards that tried to colonize the country for years. So if you want to witness the commemoration of this sacred act, you can visit Bohol this year.
It Was Time To Leave...
Such a short and spontaneous trip to Bohol in Visayas. We spent four full days scootering around and spontaneously adventuring! IT WAS BEAUTIFUL. I could see why people would never want to leave!
In this video you will see our final day mission around the chocolate hills, through the man made forest, eating some worms, a secret cool giant cross hillside and finishing off our trip with some history and fighter wine!
Bohol tourist spots. With so many to choose from it is hard to pack them all into one trip. Bohol Island is an amazing place for holiday. We loved every moment there and totally recommend it to anyone wanting to relax and recharge or party and adventure.
The climate here in the Philippines is starting to change. Summer is almost over and I wasnt able to enjoy it, yet. So recently, Ive been to Bohol for a vacation. And I never thought that this would be my favorite getaway, so far.
It's time to explore the incredible island of Bohol!
Bohol, is a province in the Philippines located in Central Visayas region. One of the popular tourist destination in the country with its pristine white beaches and lavish resorts. The island is famous for its Chocolate Hills- there are at least 1,260 of cone shaped hills, its color turns into brown that tasted like a chocolate! Well, just kidding!
Growing up, I was bombarded in school by books showing off photos of tiny bug-eyed primates clinging to branches with their tiny little hands, and hills that supposedly imitate Hershey's Kisses in the summer. It piqued my interest enough to harbor a secret desire to see these things myself, and it didn't help that I was constantly being reminded by Instagram that people were enjoying these attractions and I wasn't. Having to constantly live on a budget restricts me from covering as much ground as possible, travel-wise, so when another Cebu Pacific Seat Sale came around, I immediately hit "Sear ...