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Experience Making Tablea in Palo, Leyte

6Would you like to know how to make your very own tablea? I remember sipping hot chocolate made from tablea during the cold Christmas season. It’s usually mixed with hot water, sugar and milk. Tablea refers to blocks of cacao and now I know how it’s made. During my trip to Leyte Province, we visited Vicky […]

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Sangyaw Parade of Lights, Tacloban City

3 Sangyaw Parade of Lights Working for a Bright Future (Tacloban City, Leyte Province). A bright evening, literally. Dazzling floats with colored lights, street dancers with extravagant costumes and merrymakers paraded the streets of Tacloban. The Tacloban City Council Tourism Committee with the local government unit celebrated its first ever Sangyaw 2012 Festival Parade of […]

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Tabuk Marine Park, Palompon, Leyte

2Tabuk Marine Park Fish and Bird Sanctuary  This place is a treat for bat watching, snorkeling and touring the mangroves. Tabuk means “in front of” and the Tabuk Islet is located in front of the Palompon Municipality mainland in Leyte Province. Going here is usually the first activity for the eco-tourism package offered. After the […]

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Palompon, Leyte’s Service Rates

2Service Rates and other Fees Rental Rates of Equipment Mask Php 20 Snorkel Php 10 Fins Php 15 Reef Boots Php 20 1 Set Scuba Gear + Dive Guide Php 1,000 Additional Scuba Tank Php 200 Cottage Use Php 200 Tabuk Marine Park Fish and Bird Sanctuary International Tourist Php 200 Local Tourist Php 100 […]

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Kalanggaman Island, Palompon, Leyte

17I felt like I owned this small island with only about 20 plus persons here during my visit. The pristine waters, the coconut trees, the blue sky — it was a great escape. The white sand was perfect even without slippers. I’m very particular with the sand, my feet are sensitive. This local government run […]

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Palompon Municipality

0The trip to Palompon Municipality in Leyte Province was deifinitely a surprise. The adventure was brief but unforgettable. I went to Tabuk Marine Park Fish and Bird Sanctuary and Kalanggaman Island. But throughout this one day Palompon tour, the most exciting for me was the very rough boat ride. Getting There From Metro Manila, it […]

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