Century Old Balete Tree

Lazi, Siquijor

Century Old Balete Tree is located in Lazi, Siquijor. The balete tree is also known as the banyan in other parts of the world. It's a type of ficus, or what's also called a strangler fig tree, since the tree grows around a host tree and strangles it.

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    A Quick Tour To Siquijor Islands Tourist Attractions

    Siquijor! I bet you've already heard of it as a place of witchcraft and mysticism, right? It may sound scary to some but majority of travelers are still enticed to see the island's natural wonders. Heck, mysticism has been tagged to its tourism campaigns. Read on as I share you a quick tour to Siquijor Island.

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    I have always been interested with the unknown the paranormal, the supernatural, the mystic. I love listening to ghost stories, watching horror films, and exploring so-called-haunted places. So, when it comes to travelling, what would be the best destination for me than Siquijor.

  • Siquijor Travel Guide

    Siquijor Travel Guide

    Siquijor is a small island known for its mystical tales of witchcraft and sorcery, but dont let that stop you from visiting this gorgeous island. The island is full of friendly locals, gorgeous sunsets and pristine beaches and waterfalls. Karaoke is very popular on the island with many bars and hotels hosting parties every Friday night with live music for anyone to join.

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  • Travel Bucket List For 2018

    Travel Bucket List For 2018

    Conclusion

    This years holidays have already been announced, so its time to start planning for your vacations. We spoke to travel experts (and gave our own inputs, as well) on local destinations we simply must visit this year.

    5. Camiguin in Northern Mindanao- Just under 30,000 hectares, the pear-shaped island province has seven volcanoes dominated by the still-active Mount Hibok-Hibok; no wonder its been called the "Island Born of Fire." Other popular attractions include White Island, actually a sandbar that disappears during high tide; the breathtaking Katibawasan Falls, which drops fro ...

  • Backpacking Adventure To Siquijor The Mystical Island Paradise

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    Siquijor is a small island province in the Central Visayas region which lies between the south of Cebu, east of Negros Oriental and southwest of Bohol. The island is composed of seven municipalities. It is usually associated with its mystical traditions about natural healings, potions and witchcrafts.