Negros Occidental News
Danjugan Island is a marine reserve and wildlife sanctuary. It is not the usual resort with many people and sometimes, party atmosphere. It is the perfect place if you seek nature adventure and peaceful environment at the same time. A limited number of guests are allowed per day. If you?re lucky, your group may happen to have the place all to yourselves. Overnight at Moray Lagoon Camp is 2,950php/person while an overnight stay at Typhoon Beach is 3,950php/person.
It is interesting that the Protected Area Management Board and the Office of the Protected Are Superintendent of the Mount Kanla-on Natural Park in Negros Island have conceptualized a festival that will commemorate the declaration of the site as a protected area, by virtue of Republic Act 9154.
While the proclamation has been controversial, with the slicing of 169 hectares from the original boundary of the park to accommodate a geothermal energy project, it is a fact that MKNP was one of the earlier Congress-declared protected areas in the Philippines.
Since the National Integrated Prote ...
Being a travel blogger and a true blooded Negrense and Bacolodnon, I feel that it is a must that I should write an extensive travel guide which will surely help travelers when visiting Bacolod and Negros Occidental.
Four warty pigs were born recently at the Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation animal sanctuary at the South Capitol Road in Bacolod City, NFEFI president Paul Trebol Lizares said yesterday.
The warty pig, also known as baboy talunon and Suscebifrons, is considered the most threatened wild pig species in the world, he said.
They are extinct in Cebu, Guimaras and probably Masbate, and are now found only on the remaining forest patches in Negros and Panay, he added.
Unique among wild pigs, they grow a long, floppy coarse mane during breeding season and shed it when breeding season i ...
It was an impromptu invitation. Let?s go to Patag on Tuesday or Wednesday. Long range planning is usually aborted so let?s do it! Rose Lacson made sure all arrangements were in place ? from the food to who will transport Fr. Bernard, OCD, our only religious priest uncle.
Patag is very much associated with the City of Silay, however, territorially it belongs to the City of Talisay. Patag was the last stronghold of the Japanese Imperial Forces during World War II. Remnants of the war are believed to have been unearthed in Patag such as bombs, ammunition, weapons, and some remains of the soldi ...
Filipino devotees muddied their faces and covered themselves with dried banana leaves on Saturday to celebrate a religious festival which also has roots in Japan's occupation of the country during World War II.
The annual "Taong Putik" or "Mud People" festival, held in the town of Aliaga, 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Manila, honors John the Baptist.
Hundreds of men, women and children walked to a muddy field at dawn and covered themselves from head to toe with mud and dried banana leaves, with some residents saying their appearance was meant to evoke the attire of John the Baptist ...