Category: Biliran

Maripipi & Sambawan Islands – The Jewels of Biliran

A grassy hill on Sambawan Islands provides an incredible vista of the island chain and mainland Maripipi. Picturesque rocky islets of Sambawan Islands After exploring mainland Biliran, I ventured farther to the Waray-speaking islands of Maripipi and Sambawan. Upon approaching the island municipality of Maripipi, northwest of mainland Biliran, a...

Bountiful Biliran: Tinago Falls, Bagongbong Falls, Kinaraha Cascades, Almeria Rice Terraces & Dalutan Island

Biliran boasts of beautiful rice terraces. These are the ones in Barangay Caucab, Almeria. An incredible four-day trip around Biliran took me around the mainland and some offshore islands. Separated from Leyte in 1992, it is an independent island province wedged between Leyte and Samar islands. Brimming with natural attractions...