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The Island of Coron

The096_e island of Coron is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the Philippine island chains. This is located at the northern tip of Palawan. Getting here is just 30 minutes flight from the capital city of Manila along 3 local flights, Cebu Pacific, PAL and Air Philippines. Try to get your camera out from your bag and get a window seat at the back of the wing the aerial shots of the islands are not to be missed!

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Camalaniugan

TheKampana of Camalaniugan sleepy town of Camalaniugan plays host to the oldest bells in the country that still works, located at the church in the middle of town and just across the Cagayan River. The Bells of Camalaniuganhas stood the test of time. They were placed on the old Spanish church sitting across the Cagayan River edge named after a Polish Saint, San Jacinto de Polonia established one year after Sta Maria was forged on 1596. Time and erosion claimed the original church, now the bells have been placed on a new and modern church that is just a stones throw away from the ruins of the original church made up of bricks, the church still bears the same name as the original. The bells are still functioning and until now have called faithful churchgoers to holy mass every Sunday.

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Callao Caves, Peñablanca Cagayan

A Callao Cavethousand years ago before Magellan was born, destined to discover the Philippines Islands, The Seven Chambers Callao caves was host to the very first Indio’s. The true natives that walked the land bridges of Palawan and Mindanao from the mainland of Asia, these were early man. Over looking the mighty Cagayan river, Callao cave became their home.

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Alcala Candies

Alcala, Alcala Milk CandiesCagayan Valley
Made from fresh Carabao milk, the candies delights a whole generation of Cagayanos since 1930. They still sell it from the same house and located in along the Highway in Alcala. Thanks to the Teaño family, Alcala milk candies are one of the tastiest sweets that you could have for desert. This is something that you just can’t pass up.

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Pitstops and Pasalubong

Food G&B Special Buko Pieclothing and shelter are the three basic needs everyone has to have in order for an individual to function correctly. Naturally you would need a food on a long road trip. Some of the best foods of the region are situated just along the highway.

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