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Bamboo Organ Church - Las Pinas City

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Located in Las Piñas City, Bamboo Organ Church is known for its nineteenth-century pipe organ made entirely from bamboo. The organ, popularly known as the Las Piñas Bamboo Organ , is declared as a National Cultural Treasure of the country. Bamboo Organ Church Bamboo Organ Church details Bamboo Organ Church , also known as  St. Joseph Parish Church and also Las Pinas Church , was founded by Augustinian Recollects on November 5, 1795. The construction was started and supervised by Father Diego Cera de la Virgen del Carmen . Bamboo Organ Church - Las Pinas City NHI Marker of Las Pinas Church Bamboo Organ Church Facade Father Cera was known as a very gifted man. Aside from his inborn leadership skills, he was also known as an artist whose forte was building organs. He was known for the organs that he built for the Manila Cathedral and San Nicolas de Tolentino Church in Intramuros, Manila. In 1816 Father Cera constructed the now famous Las Piñas Bamboo organ an

Camiguin: Mahinog Ostrich Breeding Farm

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Located in Mahinog in the island province of Camiguin, the  Mahinog Ostrich Breeding Farm  or simply Ostrich Farm is the only one of its kind in the country. Kids, animal lovers, and fun loving individuals would surely enjoy a visit to the Ostrich Farm. If you're lucky enough to visit during the breeding season you might actually witness an ostrich laying its gigantic egg or an ostrich chick coming out from its egg. The ostrich face Keep in mind that the Ostrich Farm is not a zoo but a breeding and production center. It also serves as a research center used to improve the quality of farm animals. (Expect a variety of other animals in the farm.) Ostrich- "Get outta here!" You'd be happy to know that you'd only pay P5 entrance fee. (Some shampoo sachets cost more that the entrance fee.) "I'll peck your eyes out!" What I like about the Ostrich Farm is the knowledge about farm animals that I learned from interview

Ilocos Norte: Kabigan Falls

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One of the must-visit natural attraction of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte is Kabigan Falls . Found deep in the forest of the province, this 120-foot waterfalls offers visitors a revitalizing allure.  Kabigan Falls Visitng the falls is quite challenging, specially if you're on a backpacking tour. Well unless you know Pagudpud like the back of your hand, it would be better to hire a local tour guide to bring you to Kabigan Falls. In case you don't know any, I would highly recommend Kuya Jomar Villaluz . He was our tour guide when we had our Pagudpud road trip. Hence, the memorable and safe trip. You should look for this sign board Start of the 30 minute trek to the waterfalls Photo op on the way Going up a hill... 15 minutes more! Going back to our featured destination, keep in mind that Kabigan Falls is included in the Pagudpud North Tour. The best time to visit the falls is from 11 to 12 noon. If you availed the Pagudpud North Tour, it'

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