21st century great fire at the heritage town of Boac

BOAC, Marinduque – It was an early Monday morning, July 2, 2018 when the people of Boac Central Business District (BCBD) were awakened by the alarming loud noise of firetrucks. A large fire broke out roughly at 5:30 in the morning and caught up three blocks along Magsaysay Road totaly burning down century-old heritage houses, iconic business and commercial establishments. These include the National Historical Institute (NHI now NHCP) declared heritage house of Don Piroco Mansion also known as Maharlikang Tahanan ni Kapitan Piroco, the site of former Lighthouse Maritime…

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5 Marinduque white beaches you probably never heard of

Here are the five white beaches in the province of Marinduque that you never or less heard of. 1. Natangco Island A protected marine sanctuary, Natangco Island is part of Barangay Silangan, Mogpog, Marinduque. Surrounded by 30 to 40 feet deep fringing reefs excellent for diving and snorkeling. The island can be reached by rented boats from Barangay Ino and Barangay Balanacan. The island boasts a strip of white sand beach, pristine and clear waters and rocky island formations off its coast. 2. Banot Island Not to be confused with…

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10 Marinduque important facts you should know

Marinduque a small yet fantastic island with a shape of a human heart floating on a clear blue sea, lives up to its name. It has one of the friendliest and most hospitable locals in the country. Here are some of the noteworthy facts that you should know about this coastal province. 10) Marinduque is a fourth-class agricultural province and center for native pig propagation. 9) The province is one of the top cattle producer for Manila during the Spanish times. 8) It was said that Mt. Malindig is a favourite…

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