Region 5 (Bicol Region) : (Filipino: Kabikulan; Spanish: Bicolandia)

Located in the southernmost tip of Luzon Island, the largest island in the Philippines.


Sorsogon Islands Philippines - The Bicol's Whaleshark Paradise
   
   
 
Sorsogon Islands Philippines
" Sorsogon Historical Attractions "
   



Sorsogon National High School Building
The old, vulnerable building, of early American vintage, located at Magsaysay St. junction going north to the Municipality of Bacon, and going east to the Municipality of Gubat, used to be the Sorsogon Provincial High School were most of the province’s political, civic and religious leaders and prominent personalities are counted as alumni, is considered one of the oldest schools, not only in the province, but in the region. During the Japanese occupation, it was turned into a concentration camp where many suspected guerillas were imprisoned and tortured , with some of them killed. The original building , which was destroyed during the war, was restored only after the Liberation.
   


" Bicol's Whaleshark Paradise "
   

Travel Quotes:

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. Mary Ritter Beard

Central Philippine Cuisine

Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).

More details at Central Philippine Cuisine

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