Sunday, April 22, 2012

Bais City Negros Oriental Escapade

Bais City is a 2nd class city in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 74,722 people. Located 44.7 km from the provincial capital Dumaguete, it has a land area of 316.90 km².

Bais City is the largest producer of raw sugar in Negros Oriental. There are two sugar mills in the city. The Central Azucarera de Bais was established by Tabacalera of Spain in the early 1900s and is one of the oldest in the country. The other mill, URSUMCO (Universal Robina Sugar Milling Corporation) was formerly UPSUMCO (United Planters Milling Corporation) and constructed in the mid '70s by Marubeni Corporation of Japan as a project of Ignacio Montenegro (also of Spanish roots).

Aroma Beach Resort, Campuyo Manjuyod Negros Oriental
For more inquiries, you can contact Aroma Beach Resort at Tel. no.: (63-35) 404-1245; Bacolod contact no.: (63-34) 446-1372.

Manjuyod White Sand Bar

When planning to visit the Manjuyod White Sand Bar, it is advisable to book in advance for a boat to take you there. The Bais City Tourism Office can be reached at (035)541-5161 / 402-8174 Fax (035)402-8181. Boat rate is P2,500 for a group of 15 and P3,000 for a group of 20. This is already basically for an entire day of use.

From Dumaguete City, you may board the jeepney (P15 per person) at the Dumaguete – Bais terminal near the port and going to Lo-oc Road in Rizal Boulevard or the Ceres Bus Liner at the Ceres terminal in Barangay Calindagan

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Samboan Hidden Falls

It’s summer time!  Going out somewhere far just to refresh yourself this summer?  Oops, you don’t have to. Don’t you know that our very own place has something to offer for a fun summer? If you heard of the place called Samboan, you’ve surely heard of that summer venue for families and friends.

Samboan is in the Southern part of Cebu with 18,613 people living that area. To reach the place you need to travel 140 kilometers if you are from Cebu City. Once you step on this place, you can enjoy your summer at Aguinid Waterfalls which is in Barangay Tangbo. Then, you can visit the Hidden "Triple Drop" Waterfalls in Barangay Bonbon. You can also try Barangay Colase Marine Sanctuary, Ponong Hidden Lake and Balay'g Sawa Falls in Calin-ay. However, we only visited Aguinid Waterfalls and Hidden "Triple Drop" Waterfalls during our visit to Samboan.  As you can see in the pictures below, summer hotness is nothing with these kinds of water bodies. It’s a good feeling to look at those splashes of waterfalls overcoming hotness and dryness.

So, if you decide to visit those waterfalls; you better bring extra swim wears. That’s because you’ll surely get wet as you go forward to the next falls. Take extra care and expect to have an adventure as you climb those limestone walls every level. It wasn’t really a hard course of wall climbing. So, I’d say; this place is perfect for adventure and nature lovers like me. Believe me or not, you will surely enjoy your summer!

Aguinid Waterfalls (Barangay Tangbo)
Aguinid Waterfalls (Barangay Tangbo)
Aguinid Waterfalls (Barangay Tangbo)
Hidden "Triple Drop" Waterfalls (Barangay Bonbon)

Hidden "Triple Drop" Waterfalls (Barangay Bonbon)

Aguinid Waterfalls (Barangay Tangbo)
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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Coco Palms Resort Danao

Coco Palms Resort is located at Danao City, 30 km. or 45 minutes drive away from Cebu City.  You can  enjoy outdoor activities through waterpark amenities and experience fun in water sports whether for overnight stay at affordable rates. Relatively, Danao Coco Palms Resort just had its opening last May 2010.

For reservations you can visit here.

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Museo Sugbo - Cebu Provincial Museum

Young people today usually go to malls and play some computer games. Only few of them give time to visit the landmarks that contribute much of the Philippines history. Some may consider the idea as boring but if we try to remember the adage, “Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.” So, getting to know about the past adds good luck to one’s good fortune coming. Well, this is just an adage but you will not lose anything if you believe.  

In response to that, I’ve visited the Museo Sugbo with my girlfriend. That term is translated as Cebu Museum. It was once a Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center which is located in MJ Cuenco Avenue.  This was also called Cárcel de Cebú. This is where Katipuneros were locked up without fair trial and some of them were later punished through death. This place eventually became the stable for horses during the American era. For me, this is one of places where tears shed and sadness felt by those brave Filipinos fighting for freedom. Knowing all these, I should always be thankful for being free from conquerors.  

Oops, don’t cry now! For you can find more information about Philippine’s history which can only be found at Museo Sugbo. So, visit the place and feel like traveling via time machine in seeing the remnants of the past. You can go there by riding a taxi or ride the 01K jeepney route if you are from Colon St. Cebu City. 

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Tingko Beach Alcoy Cebu Philippines

Tingko Beach, Alcoy, Cebu, Philippines - Super White Sand The family's favorite spot is the Tingko Beach! We could enjoy the crystal clear, blue sea and the white sand. Tingko Beach is located in Daan Lungsod, Alcoy approximately 94 kilometers from Cebu City. Easy access to the Tingko Beach and white sand. The bus will bring you in a short time from Cebu for only Php120.00 it's an aircon bus.

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Larville Pool Garden Resort and Restaurant

Friends, staying in Cebu Philippines is not fun without visiting its provincial tourist attractions. Name where you want to go, North, South, West or East? Cebu, Philippines got it all. So let’s get the fun start in Alcoy, Cebu, Philippines.

Alcoy or Alcoi is one of the evidences that Spaniards were here in Philippines. They say that it’s named after the place of Alcoi, Spain. However, you don’t have to travel to Spain just to see Alcoy because if you’re from the provincial of Cebu City you only need to travel the distance of 93 Kilometers. If you are from Cebu City in just 2 hours you’re on the way to ultimate fun in the Philippines. Once you reached Alcoy, you’ll witness that they almost all rely to fishing and farming.

Among all locations in Alcoy that you will appreciate first is Larville Pool Garden Resort and Restaurant. To be exact, it’s in Pugalo, Alcoy in the southern part of the province of Cebu. If you like to get closer with the nature, this place is a good starting line. You will surely enjoy the place with their pools and and the ability of the Nipa huts to remind us that life is simple. In fact, you can reminisce moments during your younger days when you slept inside the tent for camping. They also have rooms for PHP 1,400.00 to PHP 1,500.00 while Nipa huts cottages at day is PHP 500.00 and PHP 700.00 at night.

These pictures below are proofs of how beautiful Larville Pool Garden Resort and Restaurant is! So, drop me a message at the comment box and I’ll guide you.

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