Tagbilaran City

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Tagbilaran City News

  • Doljo Beach Clean Up

    Length of beach for collection ~ 1km
    Sacks collected – 60 sacks
    Personal collection – 3 sacks
    Volunteers – 113 registered, with more unregistered volunteers on the other side of the island.

    Breakdown of the trash –
    • 50% Plastic snack packets/sachets/bags/soft plastic,
    • 16% Plastic Bottles
    • 8.3% Polystyrene
    • 4.1% Plastic Cup
    • 4.1% Glass
    • 4.1% Rubber
    • 4.1% Fishing Net
    • 8.3% Other Miscellaneous

    A big thanks to the Ananyana Resort and Felix Fudolig for facilitating this clean up, cooking a fabulous banquet feast for volunteers (plastic free of cours ...

  • The Morning Hills In Bohol

    A simple yet so natural and relaxing place to enjoy the morning sun, Himontagon Hills or Morning Hills in Loay, Bohol Philippines.

  • Bohols Perfect-shaped Landmark Finally Restored After Devastating 2013 Quake

    This century-old watchtower in the Land of Chocolate Hills gets a new look!

    Maribojoc, a fourth class municipality of Bohol, is one of the scenic towns of the province boasting with the panoramic view of the mountains, rolling plains filled with crops and an extensive bay that is rich in marine resources. The province's main source of livelihood comes from agriculture and fishing.

    A town with a vibrant history, you'll find structures that were built during the Spanish period and are centuries-old. One historical site is the Punta Cruz Watchtower.

    The Punta Cruz Watchtower, also known ...

  • Punta Cruz Watchtower Maribojoc Bohol

    From Hinagdanan Cave, we returned to our airconditioned coaster for the 22 min./21.7-km. drive, via Carlos P. Garcia Ave and Tagbilaran North Road, to Maribojoc where we were to watch the sunset at the Spanish-era Punta Cruz Watchtower, located at the most westerly point of Bohol.

    Built in 1796 as a defense against pirates, the Castillo de San Vicente, as it was called then, has ramparts shaped in a perfect isosceles triangle over which rises a short hexagonal tower. From its windows at the top, coast watchers can see as far as Cebu, Siquijor, and Mindanao.

    Maribojoc was severely hit by ...

  • Punta Cruz Watch Tower Inside Outside Maribojoc Bohol

    Built in 1796 and dedicated to San Vicente Ferrer, the Punta Cruz watchtower on the shores of Punta Cruz, Maribojoc served as the lookout for incoming pirates. It was part of a wider defends net build along the Visayan coast to protect settlements from slave raiding pirates that struck during the season of the southwestern monsoon. The watch tower is actually a small fort. Rather handsome, it commands an excellent view of Bohol Strait and the neighboring island of Cebu.

  • Punta Cruz Watch Tower

    Built by the Recoletos Priests in 1796, the Punta Cruz Watch Tower serves as an observation tower against the invasion of Moro (or Muslim) pirates. With San Vicente Ferrer as the Patron Saint, the Punta Cruz Watch Tower is also known as Castillo del San Vicente.

    Known in Filipino as Bantayan ng Punta Cruz, the watchtower is made of corals coming from seas near Panglao and Siquijor. The first floor is triangular while the second floor is hexagonal.

    Saved from destruction during the Filipino-American war and the World War II, when the Japanese forces burned the town of Maribojoc in 1944, t ...