Last February 21, 2017 was the first Kalutang Festival, the festival aim to promote awareness and preservation of Kalutang. And together with DepEd Marinduque to include the Kalutang in MAPEH subject.
The beautiful Sulfur Spring, very good for the skin and very relaxing! Stay tuned again next next week! Cheers!
During my stay at Sta Cruz, Marinduque, we really wanted to make the most of our holidays. I was told that there is one island not far from the town of Sta Cruz that is becoming popular amongst tourists and that is the HAKUPAN ISLAND.
It's more than a kilometer stretch of powdery white sand and has become the most popular in mainland Marinduque - the Poctoy White Beach. More resorts and small buildings are on the rise now closer to the beach. This is one place where thousands have come and gone to also enjoy the view of Mt. Malindig rising from the waters.
Malindig is one volcano with seemingly ever-present bright-white clouds that collect over its peak. You wonder if something's being exhaled by the volcano all the time. All the time.
But soon you forget about it for you've come to enjoy the beach and amenities aroun ...
Marinduque is dubbed as the Heart of the Philippines. Situated between Tayabas Bay to the North and Sibuyan Sea to the South this province with a shape of a heart is also a religious center in the Philippines. In this province, they celebrate the Moriones Festival during Holy Week to commemorate the suffering of Jesus Christ.
But Marinduque is not just know for that. Marinduque is home to many beaches that is totally world class and far relaxing than those within 4 hours away from Manila. One of them is Poctoy White Beach in Torrijos Town, and an hour away from Sta. Cruz.
Poctoy Beach ha ...
How To Get There?
There are two options on how to go to Maniwaya Island, but both are via Quezon Province.
Option 1 Via General Luna Port
Take a bus bound to Lucena Quezon. Inform the driver that you will alight at Lucena Grand Terminal, there are other buses that do not pass through the terminal (as per the local I have talked to). I chose Jam liner since it's the nearest on my place. Fare is 218 as of April 2017 and travel time may take up to three hours. I take the 12midnight trip and arrive at Lucena around 3 in the morning.
From Lucena Grand Terminal, there are van bound to di ...