Good Afternoon Everyone! I’m Queensy del Corro. your circuit usher for this 2-Day and 1 dark Bohol Countryside Package circuit. You can name me queen. Queenss or merely “Q” . whatever that suits you.
And now. We are on our manner to our first halt The St. Joseph Cathedral. St. Joseph the Worker is the frequenter saint of the metropolis. The original church was built by the Jesuits through forced labor of the local people. But on December 23. 1798 the church was demolished to the land.
The cross-shaped church was reconstructed in 1839 to 1855. Less than two decennaries subsequently. the two-storey convent was added. followed by the bell tower. As you can see the cathedral has a neo-Romanesque expression. with corbelled arches underneath the valance. Built from the usual stuffs found in other old churches built by the Spanish colonisers. the church retains the authoritative expression at the forepart frontage.
In the interior. The church is both simple and olympian. Simple because the ornaments are non every bit flowery as those we would see in Baclayon Church.
Which you will be able to see tomorrow on our 2nd twenty-four hours. Or that of the Sto. Nino Basilica in Cebu. Majestic because it inspires awe when you look up at the show of saints behind the communion table. Weddings are grandest at the cathedral which would explicate why it is non easy to acquire a reserve for the nuptials agendas. If you truly want to. give yourself a twelvemonth to reserve in order to be certain.
So now. you can look around. take images and I’ll give you merely plenty clip to look up to the sacred topographic point. And delight make minimise your voices for there is a batch of church departers who prays and visits this topographic point every now and so.
And for our following finish. We are now here at The Sandugo or Blood Compact Shrine memorial in Bo-ol territory of Tagbilaran City. Does anyone here have an thought what the word “Sandugo” means? “Sandugo” is a Visayan word which means “one blood” or in tagalog “Iisang-dugo” . It was a blood compact. performed between the Spanish adventurer Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna. the captain of Bohol on that clip. It became one of a landmark site of the first international pact of friendly relationship between Spaniards and Filipinos. It happened on March 16. 1565. to seal their friendly relationship as portion of the tribal tradition. The memorial. with the bronze statues of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. Rajah Sikatuna and several other informants. was a chef-d’oeuvre of the Boholano sculpturer and National Artist for Sculpture. Napoleon Abueva. Take clip to hold your images taken. and you may besides bask the over-looking position of the Bohol Sea at the dorsum. merely be careful.
I know you’re a spot hungry at the minute but don’t worry ‘cause we are now here at Bohol Bee Farm. You’ll be able to bask their healthy and organic nutrient without experiencing guilty after devouring a home base or two. But non merely that. you’ll besides enjoy to acquire near the coops or man-made bee urtications where the bees produce honey to pastries with hints of grated veggies. A usher will help you at that place so don’t concern. They besides offer adjustment services such as. watering place. massage countries and likewise. So I’ll give you adequate clip to bask the nutrient and most particularly the topographic point. Have and merriment and I’ll see you after an hr and a half.
And now. we are here at Panglao Shell Museum besides known as The Nova Shell Museum. It features an enrapturing aggregation of sea shells. particularly those endemic to the Waterss of Panglao and Bohol. The museum is owned and operated by Mr. Quirino Hora who has practically devoted half his life in the collection. analyzing and file awaying of these submerged animals. His avocation shortly developed into a beginning of income for his household and provided employment chances to the local folks. At present. the Shell Museum showcases one of the biggest shell aggregations in the universe. For partisans of the beautiful sea life. the topographic point is decidedly on the top of the list. Fun fact. two shells are already named after him. the Busa Quirihoria and the Primovula Horai. The former was discovered in 1987 and the latter in 1994. along the pristine shores of Panglao Island. A tourer usher on standby can supply us information about the shells displayed inside the museum. Let’s now hear it from him.
I know you are all feeling tired from the about half a twenty-four hours of going on the manner here in Bohol. And the some short Michigans we did along the manner. that’s why I’m stoping our first twenty-four hours early go forthing you here in the Paradise of Bellevue Resort. Reservations are already made so you don’t have to worry about anything. Free breakfast is included for tomorrow. Enjoy. Relax and have fun! The Bellevue Resort is everything you would conceive of holding in the best dark of your circuit. Experience a life of luxury with The Bellevue’s five star assignments. The client service desk is unfastened for any inquires you may necessitate. Name clip tomorrow would be at 7:30 here at the exact country where we are now. See you! We’ll be go forthing precisely at 8am. Bring your swim wear merely in instance!
Good Morning Everyone! So how was your slumber? Did you bask your Bellevue experience last dark? I hope you did. Have everyone here had their breakfast? ‘cause we have a long twenty-four hours in front of us.
Our first finish for this twenty-four hours is the Hinagdanan Cave here in Bingag. Dauis still in the Island of Panglao. Bohol. In the country. you’ve seen legion souvenir stores that sell a broad assortment of souvenir points like keychain. T- shirts. chapeaus and the likes. I extremely recommend to purchase your “pasalubongs” here. for their stores have cheaper monetary values than of the other you’ll see on our manner. But you can make it subsequently. don’t worry I’ll give you clip for that. Upon come ining. the cave’s inside is rather dark. that’s why you need to set your cameras for proper lighting when you take images. If you don’t cognize the proper camera scene. I’ll be glad to help you how to make so. I can besides take your image if you want to. Inside the cave you can see a large. clean. and deep laguna where you can bathe. So anyone who brought their swim wears with them? You may now travel dipping!
Following stop-over would be here at Dauis Church. The church is named Our Lady of Assumption. It is located in the bosom of Dauis town. The large country outside serves as the resort area for childs and picnic country for households during afternoons. Inside the church. you will see the “Miraculous well” as they say. Because harmonizing to some people. the H2O from the well can bring around unwellnesss and sometimes helps you get things that you’ve been wishing for a long clip. At the dorsum of the church. near the issue door you can see a little booth like construction where they sell bottled H2O from the “miraculous well” . You can purchase it for 20 pesos. Take clip to look over the topographic point and don’t think twice to inquire me assist you take your images.
Following in line is run intoing Prony! The Python in Captivity. Prony is a self-developed and trained Python. It is owned by Sofronio ( “Fronio” ) . where the name “Prony” came from. This is the biggest and longest Phyton in imprisonment is in the Island. Prony was captured last October 21. 1996 which merely weighs 5 kg and is 5 pess long during that clip. Animal and snake experts says that the growing of Prony is unnatural as Pythons who live in the natural state with the same sizes are already 50 old ages old comparison to Prony who is merely 9 old ages old. The proprietor says that Prony’s growing abnormalcy is due to the fact that they treated the Python with outmost attention.
They fed Prony live poulets before but due to her big ingestion and the cost of poulets. they now fed her with hog or caprine animal every month. Prony has an astonishing ability to feel unsuitable nutrient such as ill hogs and caprine animals. Prony doesn’t like dark. spotted and soiled hogs. She chooses clean white hogs that weigh over 40 kgs. The Python is given a bath 4 times a twenty-four hours and celebrates her ain birthday yearly. Now. you can take images with Prony. And if you like. they besides have lensmans to take your image and give you a printed one right after with a sensible monetary value.
As what I’ve said yesterday. we’ll be sing the Baclayon Church – The Baclayon Church regarded as the second-oldest church in the Philippines ; following to San Agustin Church in Intramuros. Typifying Catholicism’s influence in the island. the Baclayon Church was built from corals bound together by howitzer mixed from eggwhite. Inside the church. you can see the dark inside of Baclayon Church. the aureate retablo behind the communion table will decidedly catch your attending. it is a churrigueresque sweet bedecked with backlit icons.
Let’s walk to the dorsum of the church and you’ll see carroza. or passenger cars for spiritual emanations ; some walls and portion of the floors are engraved with the names of fans presumptively buried under the tiles. We’ll now be come ining the Baclayon parish museum. delight maintain your cameras for picture-taking interior is non allowed. You’ll happen the relics of ivory icons of Jesus and Mary ; relics of Jesuit saints ; church music written on fleece ; priestly vestments ; and spiritual graphics. Notes at the bottom portion of the relics are provided. take clip to read while the local usher tours you around the museum.
For the anticipated tiffin counter. we are now here at the Loboc River Cruise. This is non something optional if you don’t want to lose a brilliant experience in your Bohol state side circuit. Enjoy a counter tiffin in a festival themed drifting eating house while basking the cool zephyr blowing inside it as it traverses Loboc’s clean river which is surrounded by exuberant green workss. Loboc River Cruise besides offer a dark sail which is perfect for a romantic dinner. Along the sail you’ll see several lanterns in the trees which certainly look great at dark. Enjoy your tiffin while listening to the local sets ready to serenade you throughout the sail. And don’t be surprised if they do some short stop-overs to allow you see and look up to the local kids dancing and singing folk vocals.
On our manner to Chocolate Hills. let’s take this chance to stop-over in Bohol’s Man-made Forest. The 2-kilometer sweep of verdant flora largely of Mahogany trees. added with ferns. some wild shrubs and flowers. The Mahogany Forest was portion of the countrywide re-afforestation plan that was launched in the 1960s during the reign of Diosdado Macapagal. The 857. 4 hectares of bare land was bit by bit planted with immature Mahogany trees by voluntaries. You can besides now take the chance of taking memorable images of another expansive spectacle of Mother Nature and at the same clip. besides a merchandise of human inventiveness.
For our last but non the least finish. The Celebrated Chocolate Hills. The world-renowned conic Chocolate Hills is Nature’s look of beauty. enigma and love affair. Chocolate Hills is besides cited as a Geological Movement of the state and is besides known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. It consists of about 1. 268 hay prick hills with highs runing from 40 to 120 metres. Formed centuries ago by tidal motions. the hills are considered as a National Geologic Movement. During the summers. the dome-shaped grass covered limestone hills dry up and turn brown. transforming the country into apparently eternal rows of cocoa “kisses” . Two of the highest hills have been now developed and provided with installations such as a eating house. inn and a position deck. Now go in front and research Bohol’s Pride! Goodluck on mounting the 214 stairss before making the position deck. Take Care! !
Myth Story relation: On our manner to Chocalate Hills
Legend has it that when giants live with persons. a soft giant fell in love with a beautiful small town miss. Agoro. the giant was fine-looking and though a favourite among female giants. was besides a lone wolf. When everything and everybody slumbers. Arogo would sit by his favourite topographic point near the river to chew over or merely watch the dark base on balls by. One dark while Arogo was by his topographic point. he noticed a beautiful native miss with hair every bit black as the dark by the river bank. He immediately fell in love with Aluya. After that dark. Arogo would ever wait by his topographic point to take a glance at his darling Aluya. A rumour reached Arogo that Aluya would shortly get married a adult male her parents take for her.
The dark before Aluya’s nuptials. Agoro kidnapped Aluya. Sing a elephantine. Aluya screamed. kicked and cried. but to no help. Arogo was successful in kidnaping Aluya. In the giant’s cave. Arogo tried to give Aluya nutrient and H2O but the miss kept on weeping. Her unhappiness reached her bosom that she died with cryings in her eyes. Arogo buried her and maintain his vigil. He cried for yearss and months. Giant cryings fell to the land. He cried a thousand old ages for the loss of his love. After sometime. Arogo’s cryings hardened and became what we know today as Chocolate hills. The Hills were informants of an unanswered love of the old ages go by. There are at least 1. 776 unvarying hills that leave visitants no wonder how they came to be.
And that would stop our tour 2 twenty-four hours 1 dark Bohol Countryside Tour. I hope you had fun even merely for a brief period of clip. I enjoyed your company and I’ll be anticipating to see you here once more! Thank you so much! And it’s me. Queensy del Corro once more. subscribing off as your circuit usher.