Day-asan Floating Village is called the Venice of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. Here houses are built along shallow water lanes amidst carefully selected mangrove clearings. It has water channels, instead of roads, and small bancas or river boats instead of wheeled vehicles.
Purok centers, where local folks congregate to discuss issues or conduct meetings are located in the mids ...
t of the waterways. They are all circular in shape and have "salakot" type roofings. Day-asan is about two miles from the city proper.
Day-asan Floating Village Venice of Surigao City News
After Silop Cave, I manage to compress my time and cram Day-asan in my schedule. We cruised to smooth waters surrounded by mangrove forest. As a finale, I tested my 3 day old drone skills to catch a glimpse of Day-asan. I was amazed by what I saw.
This is part of my first solo AdvenTour in Surigao City. Day-asan was not part of my plan but Raul, the tour guide, insisted that I should add this to my trip. If solo travel offers surprises like this, then I think I should travel alone more often.
We only had 11 hours in Surigao City. Check out where we went to!
Richard discovers a different adventure in the floating village of Day-asan where houses on stilts line waterlogged streets. He also tries to navigate a bandung,.
To those who love the great outdoors, consider visiting Barangay Day-asan in Surigao City. The village is dubbed Little Venice because if its narrow channels .
A few weeks ago, I was one of the bloggers who joined the Suroy sa Surigao exposure trip. It was my first time to visit Mindanao and here are the highlights of .
It is the dream of every tourist destination to be a byword for travelers and go trending on social media.
Surigao City, one of northern Mindanao's emerging escapades, has become an overnight media sensation of sort because of a 6.7- intensity earthquake that struck on February 10. It got more than the media exposure it ever dreamted of, only in a rather unfavorable light, as various reports have portrayed it as a city in rubble.
The scenario resulted in the cancellation of tours and conferences??"compounding the city's lost economic opportunities.
But even before the ...
To those who love the great outdoors, consider visiting Barangay Day-asan in Surigao City.
The village is dubbed "Little Venice" because if its narrow channels of water. The place offers activities one will definitely enjoy and cherish, and which will surely satisfy one's wanderlust.
Here are some of the fun things you can do in this water village:
1. Boat tour
There are a lot of mangroves in Day-asan -- 555 hectares of it, to be exact. Aside from the expanding mangrove forest, stilt houses and fishpens complete the scenery.
For people who just wanted to enjoy the view, touring ...
Our friend's mother's relatives lives in the area so it was like a falling into one's lap (if you know what I mean) situation for me and my sister. We grabbed the opportunity since we only had a half day to roam around before our conference the next day.
We rode a habal; that's what we call it here in Manila. forgot what it was called there lol; so it's basically a motorcycle where 3 people can ride it, not including the driver though. Scary right? but for our safety, my sister and I shared one habal and our friend and her mom took another one.
then went to the unexpected.
Day-asan fl ...
Mention "island" to travelers' and their eyes light up with the exotic back-to-basics experience island sojourns offer. Pair it with "adventure" and you have a powerhouse combination of a destination every nature lover yearns for.
Such is Surigao, an archipelagic city with a blend of sun, sea, sand, seafood and a dash of urban lifestyle in the countryside.
Tagged "The City of Island Adventures", it has 17 islands and islets and 21 villages, scattered in the northeastern coast of Mindanao. For beach bums, this is an infinity of sleepy shores, multiplied 20 times with coves and crystal cle ...