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  • Taktak Falls in Siargao Island

    Taktak Falls in Siargao Island

    Siargao Island is situated northeast of northern Mindanao. It is composed mostly of karstic (limestone) and in some areas of ultramafic (area with high mineral content) geology. This small island has flat to gentle sloped terrain. There is no prominent mountain in the island.

    Siargao is well-known for surfers and beach loving people. It boasts to have one of the biggest waves the ocean has to offer in the Philippine archipelago. It has white beaches with fine-grained sands. The long seashores make a leisurely walk to pick empty shells a welcome activity.

    Unknown to most people who visite ...

  • TakTak Falls In Siargao Island

    TakTak Falls In Siargao Island

    Visiting Taktak falls is quite complicated not just because of the lengthy ride but also with the unpaved roads that makes your trip tiring even so must agree, How you reached the place are invariably a great component of your travel tale.

    After more than two hours associated with butt numbing Habal-habal drive, we finally arrived at Taktak Falls in the area of Santa Monica. I like to view some natural beauty while i visit a place, and on Siargao Island, one of the?Buddha'ohydrates Surf Resort's?employees suggested that we pay a visit to Taktak falls before visiting Magpupungko Rock Pool.
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  • Adventure Race In Paradise Island

    Adventure Race In Paradise Island

    the popular reality TV show "Amazing Race" being transported to a frontier and pristine town in the southern island in the country's Pacific seaboard.

    This is what happens as the Siargao Adventure Race 2012 unreels in the rustic town of Santa Monica in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte.

    Now on its second staging, the race will involve off-road running, trekking, mountain biking and orienteering, covering 40 kilometers of the spectacular sceneries and rugged terrain, composed mostly of gravel and dirt roads, and one-third of the way single track trails.

    The event incorporates the First ...

  • Siargao Part 5 Alegria Beach

    Siargao Part 5 Alegria Beach

    We just spent today at Julie's home since it kept on raining the whole day; boohoo. At least their house is just a step away to the sea. So I just plunged right away and lounged around; watching television and sleeping at times. When I checked my camera, I don't know what Dio did but it suddenly went okay again. But there were instances wherein moist wereforming from its lens inside. When I get back to Cebu, I have to have it checked as it's still under warranty.

    The rest ofthe day was spent sleeping and waiting for the rain to subside, eating in between and finally playing cards at night. ...

  • Taktak Falls In Siargao Philippines

    Taktak Falls in Siargao Philippines May 2016.

  • Kenya Racers Joined Siargao Adventure Race

    Kenya Racers Joined Siargao Adventure Race

    Santa Monica, Siargao Island - kenya nationals joined the inaugural event of Siargao Adventure Race in the municipality of Santa Monica last October 4-6, 2011. This was through the initiative of Congressman Francisco Matugas, Governor Sol Matugas and Mayor Rosalinda "Dattie" Penera in cooperation with the Philippine Surfing Federation or PSF.

    The local government and PSF are now preparing for the 2nd Siargao Adventure Race, which will be held from October 19 to 21, 2012 with a total prizemoney of Php100,000. Adventure racers all over the globe are invited to join the race. SAVE THE DATE A ...