Articles with the tag "Lighthouse" (18)

Was it the Nancy Drew book about the lighthouse mystery that got me imagining since I was a teenager? That tall shape of a beacon at sea enlarged my illusion when, years later, I met a couple living in one on the coast of Andalucia. The lighthouse became an ideal dream for a place of solitude, a place to live and write with the sea for a muse.
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Published on 02/05/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Travel
Tags: Capul, Lighthouse, Visayas
The Apo Reef Light was a historic lighthouse built on Bajo Apo Island in Apo Reef Natural Park. The park is located in the middle of Mindoro Strait, west of the province of Occidental Mindoro, in the Philippines. The station was established to warn ships of the dangerous shallow reefs in that part of the strait.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Apo Island, Lighthouse, reefs
Bagatao Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located on Bagatao Island on the eastern side of the entrance to Sorsogon Bay, in the province of Sorsogon in the Philippines. The 29-ft white cylindrical iron tower is situated on the rocky headland that forms the southern point in the western end of the Island, giving the total light elevation of 135 ft (41.4 m). The light not only marks the entrance to the bay, but also assist ships in navigating the bend around Ticao Island of Masbate...
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Island, Lighthouse
The first Corregidor Island Lighthouse was a historic lighthouse located on the island of Corregidor, in the province of Cavite, Philippines. The light station was one of the most important lights in the archipelago. It was established in 1853 to guide ships to the entrance of Manila Bay on their way to the port of Manila, the most important trading center in the country. This light occupies the converging point of two lines of approach for vessels from the China Sea which steer for the...
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Corregidor, Island, Lighthouse
The Pasig River Light was the first light station in the Philippines when it was established in 1642. The first lighthouse tower in the country was erected in the station and first lit in 1846. It was then located on the north jetty at the mouth of Pasig River in San Nicolas, Manila, marking the entrance of the river for vessels cruising Manila Bay, looking to dock on the inland Port of Manila that was then located along the banks of the Pasig River in Binondo and Intramuros.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Lighthouse, Pasig, river
Batag Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse on Batag Island off the coast of the town of Laoang in the province of Northern Samar in the Philippines. The light marks the northeastern point of Samar Island and lead international ships to the entrance of the San Bernardino Strait marked by the San Bernardino Light.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Island, Lighthouse
Sabtang is a municipality in the province of Batanes. It is the southernmost island town of the Batanes group of island which is primarily composed of Sabtang Island, and two uninhabited islands: Dequey and Ivuhos. It is known for its lighthouse and the traditional old Ivatan houses of Chavayan and Savidug villages. Like the Batan island of the north, Sabtang also houses white sand beaches and mission-style churches.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Batanes, Lighthouse, Sabtang
The Cabra Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse built on Cabra Island, the north-westernmost of the Lubang group of islands in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. International vessels entering the Philippines from South China Sea were welcomed by the Cabra Light and directed either towards Manila Bay or the center of the archipelago through Verde Island Passage, one of busiest sea routes of the Philippines.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Island, Lighthouse
Basco Lighthouse is a lighthouse in the town of Basco in Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines. Located in Naidi Hills in Barangay San Antonio, the lush green hills and the open sea provide a beautiful backdrop for the lighthouse. The place can easily be reached by a 1.2-km (3/4 mile) hike from the Port of Basco.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Basco, Batanes, Lighthouse
Also known as Faro de Cabo Engaño, Cape Engaño Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse situated atop the summit of a hill in Palaui Island in the municipality of Santa Ana, Cagayan. The lighthouse is under the supervision of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) through the Philippine Coast Guards’ lighthouse division.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Engaño, Island, Lighthouse
Cape Engaño Lighthouse, also known as Faro de Cabo Engaño, is a historic lighthouse located at the Palaui Island in the town of Santa Ana, the province of Cagayan, Philippines. Located at the northernmost part of Luzon Island and situated atop the summit of a hill, 92 meters above sea-level, the lighthouse provides a 360-degree view of Babuyan Island and the Dos Hermanas Island (Two Sisters) on the North, Pacific Ocean on the West and Engaño cove on the East.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Cape, Engaño, Lighthouse
Cape Melville Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located in the island of Balabac, the southernmost point of the province of Palawanin the Philippines. It is also the southwest corner of the archipelago. The first-order light was constructed by the Spaniards to light Balabac Strait, the treacherous body of water that separates the Philippines from the neighboring country of Malaysia.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel, History
Tags: Cape, Lighthouse