Tagbilaran City News
Arco Point is just one of the many dive sites along Panglao's shoreline, but it gave us a glimpse of the what diving in Bohol is all about. The reefs around Panglao island are simply spectacular! The biodiversity is beyond amazing.
It is not difficult to see why Panglao silently beckons scuba divers, snorkelers, and marine biologists to come. Try scuba diving in Panglao today!
Occupying an area of less than 95 square kilometers, the small island of Panglao in Bohol is a magnet for travelers and adventurers. Particularly, scuba divers from all around the globe travel to Panglao to explore its diverse dive sites. In fact, marine life in Panglao's underwater kingdom is so rich that the Panglao Marine Biodiversity Project found out that the island alone has more biodiversity than the Mediterranean Sea and Japan combined!
We, Filipinos, are very lucky to have such a natural treasure in our midst. Why not explore and enjoy them? That's exactly what we did thanks to GoD ...
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 ...
A simple yet so natural and relaxing place to enjoy the morning sun, Himontagon Hills or Morning Hills in Loay, Bohol Philippines.
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 ...
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 ...