Iguig News

  • New Record Of Snake Species Found

    There’s a snake that spells death to the locals of Camiguin Norte, one of the Babuyan group of islands in the Luzon Strait.

    They call it the “Karasain,” and a bite from this snake will result to instant death, according to residents.

    Doc Nielsen Donato searched for this allegedly “deadly” snake last May, and suspected this may be a King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), the longest venomous snake in the world. The King cobra is notorious for its ability to stand for up to a third of its body length, and according to University of California’s Department of Medical Toxicology, is kn ...

  • Discover Jackpot Cave in Penablanca Caga

    The province of Cagayan is a paradise for spelunkers, or cave explorers, because of the sheer number of known caves in the province, one of which is Jackpot Cave, a particularly interesting challenge even to the most seasoned of explorers.

    Jackpot Cave is one of the many caves that can be found in the province of Cagayan. The Cave is located at Sitio Tumallo, Barangay Quibal in Peñablanca. At 115 meters, it is the second deepest cave in the country. The cave has a walking size passage, shafts and drops of varying depths that provide for a lot of rope work. Meandering streams and four poo ...

  • Palaui Becoming Tourist Destination

    Ranked 10th among the 100 most beautiful islands and beaches in the world by the United States-based Cable News Network (CNN), Palaui Island is becoming the summer vacation’s choice among tourists for its white sand, volcanic rocks and blue green water.

    Inhabited by more than 200 families, mostly of the Aeta or Agta tribe, Palaui Island has overtaken some of the most popular destinations such as Greece, Trinidad and Tobago, Madagascar, Brazil, Barbados and Mexico, placing even higher than El Nido in Palawan (14th) and Puka Beach in Boracay (84th) in the CNN ranking.

    A local tourist and ...