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  • Cast Off Remote But Beautiful Palaui Island

    The rush of waves abated as our boat entered the cove at Cape Engano, the northeastern part of Palaui Island facing the Pacific. I collected myself from the rather wild boat ride earlier en route to Anguib Beach as the amihan, northeast monsoon, blew strong, riling the seas. But unlike my first visit several years ago, the same month as now, February, it was a bright and sunny day with picturesque blue skies. I'm back! I said to myself as I went down from the outrigger boat that brought our party of travel media into this rugged piece of land.

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    Palaui Island is remote that ...

  • 4th Partakan Festival Set At Anguib Beach Sta Ana Cagayan Valley

    Where are you heading this Holy Week break?

    Me, I am going to the edge of the Philippines up North where the most beautiful virgin beach better than Boracay similar to white sand beaches can be found.

    What is Partakan Festival?

    Partakan Festival is the first and only ride and rock festival in the country which aims to unite all the riders, their family and friends and promote moto-tourism up the northern region of the country.

    The event is headed by Ropali Motorcycles, one of the biggest motorcycle dealership in the country with 128 branches nationwide.

    Partakan, which means spe ...

  • The Allure Of Wild And Distant Anguib Beach

    Anguib Beach. These two words sent a tinge of excitement when I read that it was our destination. For years, I've wanted to reach its pristine waters and white sandy shore but failed despite visiting the province several times. But reaching Anguib Beach in Cagayan is not easy. First, its in Sta. Ana, the northeasternmost municipality. Second, for now, the fastest way to get there is a motorized outrigger boat (banca) from the wharf. And third, because it is at the northern tip, travel is limited especially during the amihan or the northeast monsoon when the sea is rough.

    But that is also it ...

  • Wild Honey By Aetas Gaining Popularity

    Wild Dorsata honey hunting or harvesting is one of the more challenging but profitable ways to make a living among the Agta tribe in the thickly forested and mountain areas in Cagayan Valley.

    The Agtas, who are also known as Aetas, are indigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts of the island of Luzon. They belong to an ethno-linguistic group who are characteristically short, dark-skinned, and kinky-haired, and are considered one of the native peoples of the Philippines.

    Also known as "Agays" in Palaui Island in Santa Ana town in Cagayan province, the Agtas have b ...

  • Wanderful Hike To Cape Engano Palaui Island Sta Ana Cagayan Philippines

    May 25, 2016—For our first destination in Palaui Island we went to visit Cape Engaño Lighthouse in Cape Engaño Cove, about 30 minutes away on an outrigger from Sta. Ana town proper in mainland Luzon.

    This is a short video presentation of our hike to the Spanish-era lighthouse located on top of a hill. Enjoy watching.

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  • Corals Of Palui Island Sta Ana Cagayan

    Look at the different kinds of corals underwater in Palaui Island located in the municipality of Santa Ana, Cagayan.