Showing posts from February, 2013

Iligan City: Tinago Falls

One of the main tourist attractions of Iligan City, Tinago Falls  is known for its 240-foot water drop and its blue lagoon. The word Tinago is a Filipino term which means "to hide or be hidden." this is due to the fact that the falls is quite hidden in a deep ravine. To get there, you are required to trek the 500-step winding staircase. A not so attractive signboard would greet you. Going down the 500-step staircase 300 more steps to go! Upon reaching the base of the falls, you would be greeted by a beautiful blue-colored lagoon. Behind the falling waters of the falls is a small cave worth exploring. The beautiful Tinago Falls. Look at those tourists going to the base of the falls! During our visit to the falls, there were lots of tourists enjoying its beauty. Photo opportunity!!! Getting ready to get wet! Like most popular tourist destinations in the country, Tinago Falls has its own myth. Legend has it that there was once a Sult

Camiguin: Katibawasan Falls

Located in Mambajao int he island province of Camiguin, measuring about 250 feet in height, Katibawasan Falls is the highest waterfalls in the province. Katibawasan Falls Found at the foot of Mt. Timpoong, Katibawasan falls is considered as the most popular among the other falls in Camiguin (this might be due to its highly commercialized nature) Look for this sign on the road . The well-painted wall near the entrance Entrance fee Adults P15 /Children P6 Even if the falls is quite tucked in the southern part of Mambajao, you might be shocked that the area around the falls has been improved and is sometimes brimming with tourists. Keep in mind that there is an entrance fee of P15 per person if you want to go nearer the falls. Check out the falls In case you get hungry or you forgot your lunch, there are several stores that sell foods and souvenirs found a few meters away from the entrance. Try out this "crispy corn pancake topped

Camiguin: J & A Fishpen and Taguines Lagoon

Located in the municipality of Mahinog, in the is land province of Camiguin, J & A Fishpen is not your ordinary restaurant. J & A Fishpen is known in Camiguin as the floating resto. J&A Fishpen Found in the vicinity of Taguines Lagoon , J & A Fishpen was formerly used as a fishpond but was eventually converted to a floating restaurant. What's nice about this resto is the fact that you are sure about the freshness of the fish. You could even catch the fish from the fish pens in the vicinity and have it cooked in any way you want it. Welcome to Taguines Lagoon and J&A Fishpen During our stopover in J & A Fishpen, my wife and I admired the beautiful ambiance of the restaurant. I also enjoyed feeding the fishes with some of my leftover food. Well, I'm not sure if that's allowed but nobody stopped me, so I fed them to my heart's content. One of the fishes that kept coming back for my crumbs is this guy Imagine eating whi

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