The Tulapos Marine Sanctuary is located in Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor. The sanctuary opened in 1986, the sanctuary covers 14 ha. of beaches, mangroves and coral reefs. Tulapos Marine Sanctuary contains abundant species of fish, corals and other underwater life.
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What is it for me NOW?
I had been staring at the monitor for a couple of minutes to compose this line. Empty and apathetic. I thought I had a lot in my mind but every time I keyed in words in this composition nothing would come out. So, I had to start with this boggling self-imposed question.
This is the continuation of my Negros travel blog post as I went ahead to the province of Siquijor after my short stop in Dumaguete. I really intended to go here after exploring parts of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental thats why after staying overnight in Apo Island, I went to Dumaguete and rode a charter boat going to Siquijor, the province that was once called Isla de Fuego, which means Land of Fire.
Siquijor is a small island with so much to offer, from beautiful beaches to century old churches. It's a place where you can enjoy tranquility and have a glimpse of its history.
We had a chance to see some of the tourist destinations in Siquijor. Our driver Kuya Danny was very kind to show us the most beautiful places on the island.
St Isidore de Labrador Church or Lazi Church
Location: Lazi, Siquijor
The church is one of the oldest Roman Catholic Church which is located in the municipality of Lazi. Being colonized by Spain for 333 years, the influence of Christianity in regards to t ...
Siquijor has been described as mysterious and has always been linked to sorcery and witchcraft. But that doesn't stop us from exploring the province. So, let me share with you the experience during our stay in the 'Mystical Island' of Siquijor.
GETTING TO THE ISLAND
Siquijor is an island province located in Central Visayas bounded by Cebu and Negros. There is an airport on the island, but it does not have commercial flights, so the only way of getting here is via sea travel. Dumaguete City in Negros is the gateway to Siquijor if you are coming from Manila and Cebu. While Tagbilaran has a ...
For the first time in over a year of travelling, we missed a reservation we had made. Our early morning flight from Boracay to Cebu was delayed almost three hours. When we finally landed we quickly hopped in an Uber and rushed to the bus station but got stuck in typical Filipino traffic. We hopped on a bus/ferry combo to Dumaguete and hoped we'd make what we had read online was the last ferry to Siquijor (7:20 PM). We arrived at 7:00 PM and raced down the street towards the port. Turns out he last ferry actually left at 6:00 PM.
When we finally did arrive on Siquijor we (for some silly reas ...
Siquijor Island is known for caves, waterfalls, coral reefs, white sand beach, and potion. Yes, Siquijor has been associated with magic, witchcraft and sorcery, making it a good destination for some spooky adventure. The Spaniards fondly called Siquijor as "Isla del Fuego" or the Island of Fire because it gave off an eerie glow ??" thanks to the fireflies that festooned the many molave trees in the island at night.
Let this itinerary be your guide to explore this mystic island in three days.
06:15:00 AM - ETD bound for Dumaguete via Cebu airport
06:45:00 AM - ETA in Dumaguete air ...