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  • Tarangban Falls Samar Philippines

    Death defying Tarangban Falls of Samar, Philippines :)

  • San Juanico Bridge of Samar

    San Juanico Bridge is a US$21.9 million infrastructure which was built for four years where its construction started in August 1969 and was completed in 1973 under the administration of the late President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos. This is the very reason why the bridge was formerly called as Marcos Bridge. The connecting link of the bridge is from the Municipality of Sta. Rita of the Samar side across the San Juanico Strait to Barangay Cabalawan of Tacloban City of the Leyte side which is 10 kilometers from the city proper. The bridge connecting the islands of Samar and Leyte did not only bene ...

  • More concerned folks help rehabilitate Pupua mangroves

    An addition of 1200 mangrove propagules like miyape and pagatpat were planted in the mangroves of Barangay Pupua, Catbalogan City.

    This is more or less the assessment given by Barangay Kagawad Petpet Diocton who assisted some 300 'planters' in the early morning of May 7, 2015 in the 50-hectare mangroves of the barangay.

    Government agencies, cooperatives, youth organizations and the DENR folks joined the activity led by the City Environment and Natural Resources Officer Edgar Guya and Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan.

    The lady mayor dragged along a youth organization which she tapped to be 'van ...