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  • Island Hopping In Siargao

    Island Hopping In Siargao

    The island of Siargao in Surigao del Norte has established itself as surfing Mecca not only of Mindanao but of the entire Philippines. Its prime surfing spot known as "Cloud 9" boasts of really great swells hailed as among the best in the world. Several international competitions are being held here every year specially on the surfing season, from August to December.

    But ever wonder what the island offers for non-surfers? Well, a lot actually!

    Off the coast of General Luna Poblacion are three white sand islands that beach lovers will definitely enjoy ??" the islands of Naked, Guyam and D ...

  • Mabua Pebble Beach Surigao Del Norte

    Mabua Pebble Beach Surigao Del Norte

    I been to lots of beaches here in Philippines and most of them are white sands. However, Mabua has its own kind of beach. It was really surprising to see a different kind of beach in Surigao del Norte. A Pebble Beach!

    After our Bucas Grande Adventure we went straight to Mabua Pebble Beach. We arrived at Mabua almost 6:00 pm. There is no entrance fee in Pebble Beach but there are lots of hotel or resorts where you can check in for accommodation. We chose Mt Bagarabon Beach Hotel and Mountain Resort. This is an ideal place to stay for it is located near Mt Bagarabon where you can hike going ...

  • Lumad Carrascalanon Wins 32nd Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival

    Lumad Carrascalanon Wins 32nd Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival

    Dancers from Carrascal, Surigao del Sur won this year's 32nd Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival, besting six other contingents held on Sept. 9 here.

    The Lumad Carrascalanon Folkloric Ensemble received P350,000 cash prize plus trophy.

    The other winners were Saint Paul University-Surigao, second place, with P250,000 cash prize plus trophy and Lumad Capalaynon of Capalayan National High School, third place, with P150,000 cash prize plus trophy.

    The special awards for Best in Costume, Best in Streetdancing, Best in Musicality and Reyna nan Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival, al ...