Palacio del Gobernador Manila (History)

  Palacio del Gobernador Manila (History) The location of the residence of the governors-general changed several times. The main residence that served the longest, was the Palacio del Gobernador. The first governors resided in Fort Santiago. In 1599, a new palace for the governor was built near the fort. The palace had wide windows, two floors, two patios,… Read More »

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Ligligan Parul 2020

  Ligligan Parul  2020 (Giant Lantern Festival) Giant and brightly colored lanterns brighten up the dark skies as the world-renowned “Ligligan Parul” (Giant Lantern Festival) take center stage on Wednesday night at the Robinsons Starmills in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga. On its 112th year, the annual festival was staged not as a competition but as a… Read More »

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Simbang Gabi

  Simbang Gabi Philippines Simbang gabi or dawn mass is a nine-day devotional prayer prior to Christmas day starting from December 16 to December 24. It is also called novena mass, from Latin novem, or nine. Also referred to as Misa de Gallo or rooster’s mass, its reference comes from the ritual being celebrated at dawn with the… Read More »

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Bicol International Airport

  Bicol International Airport THE ‘MOST SCENIC GATEWAY’ IS GETTING CLOSER AND CLOSER TO COMPLETION! The much-anticipated Bicol International Airport (BIA) in Daraga, Albay has reached 70.89% OVERALL PROGRESS RATE! As of 30 November 2020, Package 2A of the airport development project, which covers the construction of landside facilities and other buildings, is 85.97% complete. Meanwhile, Package 2B,… Read More »

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Pamilacan Island

  Pamilacan Island National Museum Bohol gives you an aerial view of Pamilacan Island – known for its abundant marine ecosystem. Pamilacan Island is part of the Bohol Marine Triangle where 18 species of dolphins and whales can be found. Some of these are spinner dolphins, spotted dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, dwarf sperm whales, melon-headed whales, Risso’s dolphins, short-finned… Read More »

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