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Mindanao | Maluso town has best sunset in Basilan

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Municipality of Maluso,  located on the island province of Basilan. A 4th class municipality with a population of 45,730 people according to the census 2020 and the third largest municipality in the province after Isabela City and Lamitan City. This municipality is geographically located in the southern retired part of the islet, near the Sulu and Banguingui Islands,

Things to Do in Isabela, Basilan

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After a short break from a long drive from Davao City, we will head to Basilan. Early morning, the line first to get ferry tickets for people and vehicles. We reached the first trip. From Zamboanga City, it took lower than an hour to reach Basilan, an islet fiefdom conforming of 2 metropolises and small municipalities. Arriving on the Island is a short mess to get around, which is also what I do regularly; community visits to deliver programs and services for lower fortunate communities.

New Provincial Capitol of Maguindanao

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Buluan is a 4th class Municipality and the new executive capital of Maguindanao on the island of Mindanao, Philippines. It has a population of 57,406 people according to the 2020 census and is politically subdivided into 7 barangays. Buluan is located in the east part of Mindanao, less than an hour's drive from Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat. 

Road Trip to Marawi City - 2022 visit

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Another opportunity to welcome me when I revisit the city of Marawi in 2022. The weather is warm and the climate is calm. During this visit, we have nothing else to do but take a road trip inside the Marawi City and we will start this trip in the town of Baloi in Lanao Del Sur; a home of the majestic waterfalls, the Ma. Cristina Falls. Monday morning we traveled through the cities of Baloi and Saguiran less than a 2-hour tram ride to arrive in Marawi City

3-days visit in Maguindanao - BARMM

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It was February, I am privileged to visit the province of Maguindanao, one of the interesting fieldom in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the Philippines. One of the most anarhic places in the country, unsafe, if you ask most!  Veritably early morning just before dawn, we traveled from Kidapawan City to Shariff Aguak town via Sultan Kudarat province . We passed through several municipalities in Maguindanao province; the Datu Paglas and the provincial capital of Buluan which overlooks the recently erected provincial statehouse on the trace. A little stop to take a shot and GO.

The longest sandbar in the Philippines - Panampangan Island, Tawi-tawi

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  Welcome to the  longest white sandbar in the Philippines !   Panampangan Island Beach  is located in Basibuli Shoal in the town of Sapa-Sapa, Tawi-Tawi. The sandbar extends 3,128 meters and is characterized by a fine white sand beach.    Panampangan Island  or local community called this as  "Virgin Island"  has   been in the lists of promoting the tourism industry in the Province.   Tawi-Tawi  is part of the  Autonomous Region and Muslim Mindanao   but you will believe that this will be the peaceful Province in the entire Autonomy.

Mindanao | The Grand Mosque of Cotabato City - the 2nd largest in Southeast Asia

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Cotabato City is a place full of history and stories. One of the oldest societies in the Philippines, Cotabato City is an independent megacity forcefully located in the capital of Bangsamoro Region with a population of 325,079 people in the 2020 Census.

The stunning view from the Bongao Peak, Tawi Tawi

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  Bongao Peak   or famously known as "Bud Bongao"   is a Historical landmark in the province that stands tall to welcome visitors.   Bongao   is located in the Island group of Tawi-Tawi Province under the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) believed to be the safest place in the region. Bongao peak has by approximately 314 meters above sea level and is considered as the highest peak in the province that dominates by its landscape.

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