by Gino Figuracion
Region VII NHA’s Gino Figuracion and Co., summer diaries in Biliran.
The Iyusan Rice Terraces are a manmade agricultural landform found In
Bgry Iyusan Almeria Biliran
Trekking to Recoletos & Ulan Ulan Falls
Enjoying the cool and fresh water of Recoletos falls, Brgy Sampao Almeria
Ulan – ulan Falls, located at Brgy Sampao Almeria is approximately 90 feet high, a 10-minute hike from Recoletos Falls. The catch basin is shallow which is good for anyone to take a dip. It has majestic water falls and distinctive charm. The water is flowing slowly in thick vegetation, you have to get close to feel the water’s rage.
Tinago Falls, from the word “Tinago,” means “hidden” The falls is situated in the town of Caibiran, Biliran. It has a height of 90 feet more or less, the falls offers a nature’s display of beauty and power, a breathtaking spectacle of water, surrounded by rocks, green vegetion and vast forests.The falls is also a source of the area’s hydroelectric power.
Acaban Bat Cave is one of the interesting place that can be explored aside from the waterfalls. It is located at Brgy Acaban, Culaba, Biliran about 30 minute drive from Naval, Biliran’s Capital. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery and crystal waters of the Cave. The mouth of the Cave is wide enough to let the people enter. According to our tourist guide Mr. Marlon , the Cave is natural. He said that treasure hunter once blasted the cave believing that they can find a treasure in the area.
Sunset at Agta Beach Resort and Talahid Beach Resort……Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because it’s the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.
Departure from Batang Talahid to Capinahan Island………We need vitamin Sea !
Tingkasan Bat Cave is located in Kawayan, Biliran……
A haven for adventure seekers, Tingkasan Bat Cave is located in the municipality of Kawayan. Aside from being a natural habitat for bats, the cave also served as a perfect diving and spear-fishing site. Local folks believe that the cave’s rectangular opening was created by the Japanese in World War II.
Sambawan Island is a paradise with white sands, rich in marine life and sky blue water, the semi- curved beach with soaring rock formations covered with green grass as a backdrop create a bubble of fantasy that you are entering another dimension. Sambawan Island, Maripipi has a stark, mountainous coastline and a spectacular sunrise, a stunningly beautiful view, which you will surely love it.
It is located 5km of the west coast of Maripipi Municipality, south of the Samar sea, is fast becoming the most visited attraction by the tourists.
Higatangan Island Rock Formation and Hagdan Beach Resort…
Higatangan Island is a part of Naval Municipality that is separated by a narrow channel located in the north west tip of Leyte. The name Higatangan is derived from the word “atangan” meaning to wait for. Old folks say that the place was where the pirates ambush approaching ships laden with goods and also the place where the Moros lay in wait for their enemies going to Sumbul (Naval).
The island has several white beaches and blessed with exotic rock formations.
The White Sand Bar…….
From the town of Mabini, there is a 200-meter white sand bar that stretches out like a giant tongue.The current surrounding the sand bar is strong, some people lost their lives, some attribute this as “alay-buhay” to placate the gods. The unnaturally beautiful rock formations along the south coast were said to be home to supernatural beings. There were cases that a sudden big wave or a gush of wind rock the boat when passengers were being noisy
Dalutan Island. ……. This thin strip of pristine white sand beach is shaded by overhanging trees. Sheltered from the open sea, it is great for snorkeling and diving, with a spectacular view of nearby islands.
Bonfire Night ……..
In celebration of the successful and very memorable HRD 2016 of NHA Region 7 tour , Caroline Maceda’s Birthday and Mothers’ Day