Tupang Gala Blog

Mimbalot Falls, Iligan City, Mindanao, Tupang Gala 2

Iligan: Mimbalot Falls, Another Wonder Falls

Although not as high and grand as the other waterfalls of Iligan, the Mimbalot Falls (or Mimbalut) also has its grandeur of its own that will allure the visitors. With the height of almost 90 feet, the water flow cascades...

Tinago Falls, Iligan City, Waterfalls, Mindanao 2

Iligan: Tinago Falls’ Hidden Beauty

“To go downstream”. This is the meaning of the word ‘Iligan’ in the Higuanon language. Indeed, the city of Iligan is blessed with numerous streams and waterfalls. The tourism office tallied 23 waterfalls among the 44 barangays, each one having...

Diguisit Falls, Baler, Aurora 0

Baler: A Quick Dip at Diguisit Falls

Surely you will never miss seeing this natural landmark, being clearly visible from the road. It is located just opposite of Diguisit beach, between the famous Dimadimalangat Rock formations and Aniao islets. Coming from the PAGASA Weather Station and from...

Gabriela Silang-Cariño Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra 4

Tayum: Gabriela Cariño-Silang Gallery of Fine Arts

NOTE: The place is under renovation during our visit.  We’re still thankful that we were welcomed there despite the ongoing development. Located in Tayum, Abra, this museum houses various books, portraits and other priceless works of art. Among these are works...

Darigayos Cove, Luna, La Union 4

Luna: Discover Darigayos Cove

Ever since the flock discovered the Balaoan-Luna route going north, the journey for us it not complete without passing by here. This part of the route is quiet, full of trees and scenic, especially during sunset. And we stop only...

Mt. Caniaw, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Mountain, Ilocos, Mt Caniao 1

Bantay: Mt. Caniaw, Easy Breezy Morning Trip

Mount Caniao is the highest point of the mountain ridges on the northern part of Ilocos Sur. Its summit is almost 700 MASL, accessible through an 8-kilometer concrete road. It is nicknamed “radar” because of the radio equipment such as...

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 4

Santa: Ipon, The Mysterious Little Fishes

Almost immediately after entering the town proper of Santa, Ilocos Sur, you will be meeting with several women selling tiny fish. These fish are called “ipon”, and Santa is blessed to have plenty of them. This is the town’s prized...