Place: Punta Bay, Maribojoc, Bohol, Philippines
These kids are just about ready to take a dip at Punta Bay, Maribojoc, where the famous Punta Cruz watch tower is just nearby. The beach is okay for swimming and because waves can be bigger compared to the beaches in Panglao, it adds to the fun.
Little kids and toddlers may not like to get splashed over their heads though so they should just stay near the shore.
The beach is a bit rocky but the rocks are relatively smooth so they are not so much of a hassle.
Punta Bay is an alternative beach area with a smaller crowd because it is less known compared to the beaches in Panglao. I also suspect the reef area might be a good dive spot but haven’t tried diving there yet.
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Place: Bingag, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines Once in a while, Boholanos get lucky and popular performers hold concerts in the province. Last February, as a Valentine treat, Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez held a very enjoyable concert that included some standup comedy from Ogie. The Verdant Pavillion at Panglao Island Nature Resort is a favorite venue [...]
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Place: Buenavista, Bohol, Philippines Once in a while, mother nature can suprise you just when you need it. I was driving going to Talibon for 1.5 hours already and we were in Buenavista approaching the next town Getafe (or Jetafe to some people). The late afternoon drive was making me drowsy. But everyone on board [...]
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I was driving one Saturday afternoon going to Talibon, Bohol and the sun was already setting. I passed by a fairly large rice field that had the hills as its edge and these hills are themselves the edge of the cluster of the Chocolate Hills. One of the better sunsets I have seen was happening [...]
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The province of Bohol through its Investments Promotions Center, together with the Department of Trade and Industry, organized the Bohol ICT Council on April 23, 2008. The members of the council were selected among the attendees of a SWOT session led by the Commission on ICT the previous week. The council also elected its Chairperson, [...]
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