Mga Pasahero sa Balanacan Port, Dagsa na

Pila ng mga pasahero patungong Balanacan PortPhoto courtesy: Ann Margarita Aventino Muhi | Mar 27, 2016 Nagsimula ng dumagsa ang mga pasahero sa Balanacan Port simula pa kahapon, Marso 26 kaya naman inaasahang tatagal ng ilang oras ang biyahe mula sa regular nitong oras dahil sa haba ng pila at dami ng mga pasahero. Ayon sa ulat, umabot na ang pila ng mga sasakyan mula Brgy. Kapayang hanggang Balanacan. Pinapaalalahanan naman ang mga may sasakyan na kailangan munang pumila sa Brgy. Ino upang mabigyan ng queuing number. Muling pipila bago pumasok…

Mga B’yahe ng Barko sa Marinduque, Tingnan

M/V Virgin Penafrancia habang nakadaong sa Balanacan Port, Mogpog MarinduquePhoto courtesy: Starhorse Shipping Lines Narito ang mga oras ng pag-alis at pagdating ng mga barko ng Starhorse Shipping Lines mula Marinduque patungong Lucena at vice versa ngayong Holy Week 2016. Ayon sa Starhorse Shipping Lines Facebook Account, walang biyahe sa araw ng Biyernes, Marso 25 simula ika-3 ng hapon hanggang gabi. Ang resume o balik ng biyahe ay sa umaga na ng Sabado, Marso 26. Ang Regular Rate ay 260, Student Fare-221, Senior Citizen Fare-186 at ang Half Fare (para…

Look: Behind the scenes of Marinduque’s Moriones Festival

Jhun Mazon helps her daughter Jhonnilyn dress up in Centurion garb. REUTERS Resident of Mogpog town in Marinduque prepare for the annual Moriones Festival, an annual recreation of the the life of Saint Longinus. Longinus was the half-blind centurion tasked with driving a spear into the side of Jesus. When Jesus’ blood touched him, Longinus’ vision returned. He then converted to Christianity and turned his back on his fellow centurions. Ella Mazon carries her Morion (mask) as she walks in an alley outside her house.REUTERS The weeklong festival started on…

Marinduque Best Place to Experience Lent in the Philippines

Moriones in Marinduque Marinduque is one of the best places to experience lent in the Philippines as posted in the Travel Blog with Toni. Among the other locations are Pampanga, Quiapo and Guimaras. Here are the list and description: 1. Marinduque Marinduque is a small heart-shaped island in the Southern Tagalog, which, coincidentally, is also in the center of the Philippines. Dubbed the “Lent Capital of the Philippines“, Marinduque welcomes thousands of tourists here during the Lenten holidays to experience religion and culture at the same time. On the first…

Marinduque Welcomes Philippine Airlines (PAL)

PAL Chartered Plane in Maridnuque Airport | Photo courtesy: DFTT The Philippine Airlines Chartered Plane finally arrived in Marinduque Airport today, March 23, 2016 at around 6:00 in the morning. Atty. Minerva Morada and company | Photo courtesy: DFTT Among the passengers were Atty. Minerva Morada, Regional Director of the Department of Tourism (DOT) MIMAROPA and company as well as our very own kababayan, Ambassador Ariel Rodelas Penaranda of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). They welcomed by the provincial government headed by Gov. Carmencita Reyes. Ambassador Ariel Penaranda of…