Category: Points of Interest

Saltwater Crocodile Captured LIVE in Philippines

Villagers and veteran hunters have captured a one-ton saltwater crocodile which they plan to make the star of a planned ecotourism park in a southern Philippine town, an official said Monday. Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde said dozens of villagers and experts ensnared the 21-foot male crocodile along a creek in Bunawan township in Agusan del […]

Monday September 5th, 2011 in Points of Interest, Wildlife | No Comments »

The Road to Baybay

My wife and I travel from Mahaplag to Baybay Leyte to get something to eat. The beautiful and scenic 1 hour trip with a stop along the way at Mingay’s BBQ, Pantalan in Baybay.

Famous People of Leyte Philippines

Besides people engaged in politics such as former First Lady Imelda Marcos and former speaker of the regular Batasang Pambansa (1984-1986) Nicanor Espina Yniguez (he filed the bill creating the province of Southern Leyte), there are also personalities in other fields such as media and entertainment who made their mark on the nation. Foremost among […]

Tuesday July 12th, 2011 in Culture, People, Points of Interest | No Comments »

Traveling To The Philippines

Can a man find true love through an online dating website? Im sure my story is not too different from other men – Im willing to share my story of hope and to encourage other men like me that true love can be found if you look in the right place. About a year before […]

Wednesday April 6th, 2011 in Filipina Woman, People, Points of Interest | No Comments »

Eastern Visayas

Eastern Visayas is one of the two regions of the Philippines having no land border with another region, MIMAROPA being the other, and is designated as Region VIII. It consists of six provincesand one city, namely, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Southern Leyte and the City of Tacloban. These provinces and city occupy […]

Monday March 21st, 2011 in Culture, History, Points of Interest | No Comments »

Eastern Visayas Region of Leyte and Samar

The twin islands of Samar and Leyte form the core group of the East Visayas region. Both offer excellent natural harbours for ancient seafarers coming in from the Pacific Ocean. Not much is known of the islands’ pre-Hispanic origins due to lack of archaeological diggings in the area. Its remoteness contributed to its isolation from […]

Monday March 21st, 2011 in History, Points of Interest, Travel | No Comments »

The Beauty of Leyte Philippines

Leyte is an island province located in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. It is about 180 kms long and 65 kms at its widest point. It is very near Samar Island which is the third largest island in the country (the biggest island is Luzon followed by Mindanao). The local dialect is Waray […]

Saturday March 5th, 2011 in History, Points of Interest | No Comments »