Hundred Island National Park and Marine Sanctuary is a national park in the Republic of the Philippines. The protected area is located in the city of Alaminos, in the province of Pangasinan in northern Philippines.
Some of the wildlife found living in the National Park are: Crab-eating macaque, Common palm civet, Dugong, Fraser's dolphin, Gecko, Monitor lizard, Sea turtles, Green s ...
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Hundred Island National Park and Marine Sanctuary News
Being one of the most prominent tourist spots in the Philippines, I had this notion that Hundred Islands has already been exploited. I kept on delaying my visit to this place because i thought it's too modernized and crowded for my liking. I had this unfair opinion that its not worth the five-hour travel time.
Pangasinan for me is practically, unknown. I only hear about it on television at nightly news, like the Pangasinan Presidents basketball team in the now defunct basketball league, MBA. The closest I could get to this province was just traveling to Baguio and back.
For Mamerto Polbiran, a 62-year-old scuba diver, this is what could describe his work here at the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP).
Polbiran or Tatay Pol to many of his younger colleagues is a native of Alaminos. He leads the group of scuba divers trained and organized by the local government of Alaminos City to take care of the remaining coral reefs and the replanting of corals at HINP.
They call themselves "Scubasurero," a term they coined by combining the words scuba and "basurero," or trash collector. They forage for garbage under the waters around the islands.
Tatay Pol has b ...
Starting with the Miss Universe 2016 pageant held in January, 2017 was a very fruitful year for the Department of Tourism (DOT).
It took almost 23 years for the Miss Universe pageant to be held again in the Philippines and this time, our very own Pia Wurtzbach passed on the crown to Iris Mittenaere of France.
"Our islands, food, and the biggest smiles of our people are all over the news and social media these past few weeks. The world now knows how beautiful our islands are, how delectable our cuisine is, and how friendly and warm Filipinos are just ask the Miss Universe candidates thems ...
I could still remember the last time I traveled to Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos, Pangasinan.
A refresher on Water Search and Rescue (WASAR) was conducted recently here to upgrade the performance of the personnel of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO).
The WASAR Refresher Course will help responders on first aid, and other important information related to water search and rescue operations.
It also demonstrated basic life saving to ensure the safety and welfare of everyone not only during disasters but also foreign and local tourists visiting the city and in Hundred Islands National Park.
Alaminos Mayor Arthur F. Celeste led the WASAR Refresher Cou ...