they said if you are from Visaya's you are talented... some of famous singer here in Philippines are from Leyte..
Definitely worth a visit.
Visit the famous underground River in Palawan, the longest underground river which is one of the candidates for the new wonders of the world. While in Palawan, that means you are there for nature trip, then don't stay at the city proper, stay in Nitivos beach and restaurant so that after you have visited the river you can enjoy kayaking and/or...more
Apulit Island, Taytay, , Philippines
Good for: Couples
-Alternative route if you missed the only passenger boat that leaves Maripipi Island everyday at 5AM to main island of Biliran (Maripipi to Naval - the capital of the province) is to take hired boat from Maripipi to Kawayan which is located north of Biliran Island -Php1400 for the boat rental, ask the boat captain to wait for other chance...more
The La Purisima Shrine was erected in 1879 at the foot of Guinhangdan Hill. Since then, it has been a site for Marian pilgrimage. A very small prayer room is located at the ground level, while an icon of the Virgin is placed a few steps above it. Considering its relevance in the religious life of the Leyte people, I don't think the shrine is given...more
Guinhangdan Hill derived its name from the word "hangad" or "to look upward". Alternatively, it is called Hill 522 owing to its height of 522 feet above sea level. It is the entrance to the first liberated town (Palo) from the Japanese forces. A cross is planted at the highest point as a memorial to the event. This cross is visible from the ground...more
Palo Metropolitan Cathedral was built in 1596 by Augustinian friars. Like most Catholic churches in the country, it also served as a refuge and hospital during World War II. Although the church's exterior may have lost its past splendor, the interior retained its grandeur particularly its main altar which is covered in gold leaf. The stations of...more
The view is towards 'Leyte' from the opposite side of 'Samar'... this bridge is 2 km. long connecting this two small island in the Visayas, LEYTE and SAMAR. the name 'San Juanico' came from the name of it's street 'san juanico' and later called it as 'Marcos Bridge'.more
horseback riding or mountain biking in rancho esperanza and the sorrounding areas would be a very exciting thing to do in matag-ob. the ranch has a few horses and the trails passing thru pasture areas then on to other trails with trees and creeks that would surely give the outdoorsman or woman pleasure. adrenalin rush would be high in these trails on a mountain bike. bikes are available for rent in toun.