Articles in the category Documentary (932)

Zamboanga City is a city known as "Ciudad de Flores" or City of Flowers in the Mindanao region of the Philippines. The Chavacano language (popularly known as Zamboangueño Chavacano, based on 80% Spanish and 20% Italian, Portuguese, Quechua, Taino, Mexican-Indian, Nauhtl, Tagalog, Ilonggo, Bisaya and other Philippine languages) made Zamboanga "Asia's Latin Region." This is also due to the same traditions with Spain, particularly Our Lady of the Pilar (which is also Spain's Patroness).
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Peninsula, Zamboanga
General Santos City or "GenSan" is in the province of South Cotabato in the Philippines. It is a highly urbanized city located at the southern portion of South Cotabato, but perhaps its biggest claim to fame is that boxer Manny Pacquiao is a native. It is known as "The Tuna Capital of the Philippines". General Santos is also home to a lot of media practitioners and media companies.
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Published on 13/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: General Santos, Mindanao, Soccsksargen
Iligan is a city in the northeastern coast of Mindanao, surrounded by the towns of Baloi and Linamon of Lanao del Norte on the south, the town of Lugait of Misamis Oriental on the north, and the land of Lanao del Sur and Bukidnon on the east and Iligan Bay on the west.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: City, Iligan, Mindanao
Davao City, officially the City of Davao, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. The city has a total land area of 2,443.61 km2 (943.48 sq mi), making it the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area. It is the third-most populous city in the Philippines after Quezon City and Manila, and the most populous in Mindanao.
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Published on 09/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Davao, Mindanao
Tacloban is the largest city in the Eastern Visayas with over 200,000 people and the capital of the province of Leyte. Tacloban was briefly the capital of the Philippines, from 20 October 1944 to 27 February 1945 and is still the home of the Pintados Festival, commemorating the life and culture of the early settlers of Tacloban.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Leyte, Tacloban, Waray
Biliran is an island province of Eastern Visayas on the western side of the region. It is bounded on the south by Caragara Bay, Samar Sea on the east, North by the Visayas Sea and the strait of Biliran on the West. The province boasts of many smaller islands and islets, beautiful and pristine white sand beaches and waterfalls.
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Published on 13/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Biliran, province, Visayas
Eastern Visayas is one of the three regions in the Visayas group of islands and it is designated as Region VIII out of the 17 regions of the entire Philippines. The region is a grouping of three major islands of Samar, Leyte and Biliran and other small islands scattered throughout the eastern archipelago of the Visayas. It is composed of the six provinces of Leyte, Southern Leyte, Samar, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar and Biliran.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Eastern, region, Visayas
Siquijor is a small island in Visayas. Siquijor Island or Isla del Fuego as the Spanish named it, due to the intensity of fire flies lies some 22 km east of Southern Negros. Legend has it that Siquijor rose from the sea during a tremendous thunder storm sited as evidence is fossils and shells which can still be found in Mount Bandila-an, Siquijor's highest point. While the coastline is mostly white sand beaches, oceans full of tropical marine life the interiour is mountainous.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Island, Siquijor, Visayas
The marine habitat around the island is a marine reserve, protected by the National Integrated Protected Area Act (NIPA) and under the jurisdiction of the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB). It has become a popular dive site and snorkeling destination with tourists. There are two resorts on Apo Island, each with a dive center. There is also a ranger station and a lighthouse.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Apo Island, marine reserve, volcanic