Dagohoy News

  • Top 6 Destinations To Visit In Bohol

    If you like serene beaches, lush landscapes, and a little bit of adventure, Bohol Island, Philippines is a great place to visit. A nature lover’s getaway, Bohol is located in the Visayas region of the Philippines, about a one-hour plane ride from Manila. Relax at a beach resort, take a cruise up the Loboc River, or stroll through the forest to see the tarsiers.

    Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, Corella, Bohol

    Tarsiers are small primates found in forests in Southeast Asian islands. Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary in Corella, Bohol is situated in a lush forest. It was ...

  • Chocolate Hills and Tarsiers at Sagbayan

    The last time I was in Bohol was in 2007. Bohol is just an hour or two away by boat from Cebu and I haven't been back...until July 2013. Why Because I often take the nearby places for granted. I think, 'It's just a few hours away, I can go tomorrow.' Next thing I know, tomorrow is 365 days multiplied by six plus six months.

    Six and a half years later, I have eight hours in Bohol and I go to Sagbayan and Danao.

    Sagbayan Peak for two things: Tarsiers and Chocolate Hills.

    Admittedly, the view from Sagbayan Peak is not as spectacular as the one in Carmen. But when in a hurry—Carmen is ...

  • Declining Tarsier population feared

    The population of the Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) will continue to shrink if government agencies will not put their acts together, said a local tourist in an interview with The FREEMAN the other day.

    The statement came as the Bohol government, through the Provincial Board, has amended Provincial Ordinance No. 2009-005, "prohibiting the possession, display for viewing for commercial or business use, or any other purpose of the Philippine tarsier outside of its natural habitat and from Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary …"

    The Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB), an attached o ...