Tourist Attractions: Aklan Province Islands Philippines
Shrine Dedicated to the 19 martyrs of Aklan who started the revolt
Kalantiaw Shrine, Batan. Once the seat of government of Rajah Bendahara
Kalantiaw promulgator of the famous Code of Kalantiaw.
Ingus-Ingus Hill, Buruanga. In Spanish time, it served as a lookout
for approaching Moro pirates that used to maraud coastal villages.
Underneath the hill is a cave, which according to folktales, was
used as an ambuscade of English pirates, buccaneers, and other plunderers
of Spanish galleons carrying precious cargoes.
Agtawagon Hill, Balete. Served as a camp and the last line of defense
of Filipino soldiers and guerillas during World War II.
Museo It Akean, Kalibo. A repository of antiques dug
up in Aklan, which trace the province's rich cultural and historical
past; also houses famous works of arts.
Manduyog Hill And Aklan State College Of Agriculture
(ASCA), Banga. Named after Datu Manduyog, successor of lawgiver
Kalantiaw III. It is 500 feet high with life-size stations of the
cross winding up the hillside and a chapel at the summit overlooking
the countryside. Down the hill is the ASCA, an agricultural institution
spread on 69 hectares. Tropical fruit trees such as rambutan, mangosteen
and lanzones abound in the school campus as well as pastureland
and sprawling ricefields.
Ob-Ob Hill, Bgy. Songcolan, Batan. Stands 200 meters high like a
lighthouse facing the Sibuyan Sea. At its foot of the rocky hill
is a fine beach.
Tinagong Dagat, Batan. "Hidden Sea", approx. 8 kms. long
and 4 kms. wide, between Altavas and Batan, partly hidden from Batan
Bay by two islands, fringed with mangroves, thick undergrowth and
Tigayon Hill, Kalibo. A solitary mountain of solid rock amidst
stretches of flatlands. One of the sides is a shallow cave with
an arched entrance. Inside is an altar-like rock and two bench-like
rock formations on its side.
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Merienda Philippines Cuisine
Merienda is taken from the Spanish, and is a light meal or snack especially in the afternoon, similar to the concept of afternoon tea. If the meal is taken close to dinner, it is called merienda cena, and may be served instead of dinner.
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