Biri Island Rock Formations is located off the northern coast of Samar Island. Other larger islands nearby are Talisay, Magesang, and Cagnipa. Biri Island is notable for a large number of unusual rock formations along the northern shore, facing the Philippine Sea.
In 2007, the Community-Based Mangrove Protection and Management project was implemented in Biri, funded by the Philippin ...
e Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation. The project aimed to contribute to the regeneration of the mangrove ecosystem by establishing a community-based mangrove management system. The project covered protection of 546 hectares and enhancement planting in 39 hectares.
In 2012, a non-profit organization, Biri Initiative Org., was registered with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission. Its main objectives are to restore areas of coral reef damaged by illegal fishing methods, promote sustainable and environment-friendly methods of fishing, and encourage opportunities for alternative livelihoods, particularly for women. Wiki
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Since the Department of Tourism (DOT) launched "ts More Fun in the Philippines" brand campaign in 2012, many of us have become more aware of the beauty that lies in our countryside. In fact, the amount of money we spend on traveling to local destinations has grown substantially.
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), domestic travelers spent about P2.1 trillion in 2016, up by 19.1 percent from the P1.77 trillion recorded in 2015. The same data also indicated that domestic tourism expenditure accounted to close to 20 percent of a households final consumption exp ...
After my island hopping experience and swimming with the fishes at the sanctuary, I immediately packed my things and went to the Port of Matnog because I decided to go to Biri Island in Northern Samar. From Matnog, you need to take a boat going to Allen Port in Northern Samar with a travel time of 2 hours. Unfortunately, the next trip was at 4pm going to San Isidro Port. Only a cargo vessel was available at that time and the only option I had was to wait for the next schedule.
My solo ride around Samar Island has been one of the most memorable rides Ive done this year. I got to traverse through three provinces of (Western) Samar, Northern Samar and Eastern Samar. Since its the third largest island in the Philippines, its is a bit challenging getting around by public transportation. The main cities are geographically located far from each other and vans and jeeps dont leave regularly. Usually, you have to wait for public transport vehicles to get filled up with passengers, so getting from one place to another usually requires a lot of waiting time. Since my main purp ...
Ang laki pala ng Samar, I thought to myself as I drove along the highway on my way from Catbalogan City to Lavezares in Northern Samar. When I ride a van or a bus, I usually just sleep and wake up near my destination, so I dont really feel how far Ive gone. I get an inkling of distances when I plan my route on Googlemaps, but the kilometers on Samar island just felt longer than usual.
Video compilations of my Northern Samar Adventure together with my friends where we explore the hidden beauty of the province.
Biri Island Rock Formations
The historic Capul Island
The Veriato Falls and
The majestic Tarangban Falls
With Tacloban City side trip
Being stressed and angled for minutes, my elbow pit had started to feel uncomfortable. My palms were itching too, yet I couldn't let go of my grip. I could also feel my calf and feet trembling, but resting them is not among the choices.
For some reasons, commuting was pretty difficult on that part of Samar on Holy Week. I was hanging at the back of the jeepney, breaking a leg, while on my way to Allen from Calbayog's Maguino-o Pier. Since I shared a space of the narrow metal extension with another passenger, my torment did not end there. I had to maintain a firm clutch to survive that trip. ...