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  • Tinuy-An Falls Surigao

    Tinuy-an Falls is a multi-tiered waterfall in Bislig, Surigao del Sur in the southern island of Mindanao, Philippines. Bislig, is a city known as the Booming City by the Bay.

  • A Ritual For The Spirits Of Tinuy-an Falls

    Surrounded by boulders, trees and waters rushing down Tinuy-an Falls, a baylan (tribal spiritual leader) led an early morning ritual on September 20. Called Diwatahan it is done on this date every year to honor the spirits of the forest of the falls, which is located in Bislig City.

    Tribal folks and a few lowlanders gathered around an altar-like structure made of bamboo. The baylan began with a chant ??" a prayer ??" and ended with an offering of blood of a live white pig and a chicken to "touch base" with the kind spirits.

    "We do not see them but they see us," said a humble Manobo gentl ...

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  • Tinuy-an Falls In Surigao del Sur

    Tinuy-an Falls In Surigao del Sur

    Tinuy-an Falls is a waterfall in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur in the southern island of Mindanao, Philippines. It is the main tourist attraction in Bislig, a city known as the Booming City by the Bay. Tinuy-an Falls is a must visit destination for every outdoor enthusiasts who love to see the beauty of nature at its magnificence. There is no need for trekking at the end of the road in going there lies this magnificent beauty of the Tinuy-an Falls.

    Ninety-five feet wide with an 180 feet plunge from its three cascading falls ??" this is the image that earned Tinuy-an Falls the moniker Little ...

  • The Niagara Falls Of The Philippines Tinuy-An Falls Of Surigao Del Sur

    The Niagara Falls Of The Philippines Tinuy-An Falls Of Surigao Del Sur

    Safely tucked away in the outskirts of Bislig City, Surigao del Sur, is one of Philippines' most prized gem. This crown jewel entails a majestic three-tiered waterfall that will leave you wondering why you haven't thought of being here years back.

    Legend has it that the warm inhabitants of Magdiwata Mountains were slaves by the fierce tribesmen from Agusan. During this period, the tribesmen forced hard labor on inhabitants besides making them build small boats called baroto and rowing the herdsmen aboard the boats, across the falls. In their quest for freedom, they came up with a plot to pu ...

  • A Stretch Of White Sand At Hagonoy Island Surigao

    A Stretch Of White Sand At Hagonoy Island Surigao

    Be transformed as you meditate at the garden of vines that heals every soul's weary at the Hagonoy Island ??" that's their slogan here. This islet is really small, just a hundred meters long or maybe less but has a fine white sand shore and surrounded by crystal clear waters.

    Hagonoy is an islet with few coconuts and trees, so expect for a darker skin tone after your visit because of the sun rays. It is the cutest among Britania Group of Islets.

    Though it is small, but the landscape is comparable to what Boracay Island has.

    We stayed at Hagonoy Island for a short period of time. Acco ...