Surigao City News
Hey, fellow life-forms! Yesterday we went to a known beach here in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte called the Mabua Pebble Beach. Unlike any other beaches in the Philippines, Mabua is founded with rocks that altogether look like a sea of pebbles. It may sound crazy to some since we're used to sand beaches but to try new stuff may lead to awesome discoveries.
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The Philippines does not only exhibit fine and white sand beaches. It also showcases rock and stone coastlines that are worth a visit. Some of these stone beaches can be found on the three-kilometer coast in the three villages of Surigao City -- in Barangays Looc, Mabua and Ipil.
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 ...
Surigao City, the capital of Surigao del Norte, will host on September 9 the award-winning Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival, a ritual dance which originated from the indigenous Mamanwa mountain tribe.
The fest means "heavy downpour" and "all the very best" based on the belief that the heavy rains ensure a bountiful harvest. The festivity was later held in honor of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, the city's patron saint, whose feast is observed the next day.
The city had marked on August 31 its 46th Charter Day as a city through Republic Act 6134.
With the theme "Serbisyong Matinud-an ...
Basul Island is located in the province of Surigao Del Norte. It is the nearest island from Surigao City and its beach has a light-brown sand.
Basul is a small island and there are no rooms available in the island but there are several open-air cottages that are for rent.
There's an entrance fee of 50 pesos per person plus 100 pesos boat docking fee being collected by the islands' caretaker.
How to get there:
From Manila, go to Surigao City. You can travel to Surigao City either by ship, plane or by bus. From Surigao City, go to city port and rent a motorized banca to Basul Island. ...
A must-see in Surigao City is the very unique Mabua Pebble Beach.
The Mabua Pebble Beach is almost a kilometer long and is distinct because of its unusual characteristics. I usually thought that an awesome beach is one that has fine white sand, pink fine sand, sugar-like sand or at the very least gray sand.
But this one is something different. The pebbles near the water are smaller while the once farther the sea water are a bit bigger. The water is clear green.
But what mesmerizes me the most is the sound of the pebble stones as the water breaks to the shore. It's like the sound of m ...