Whale Sharks in Oslob, Cebu Watching of whale sharks in Oslob Cebu is 99% guaranteed. Whale sharks can be seen in a small barangay Tan-awan, which is 10 km away from the center town of Oslob. Whale shark watching in Cebu started last September 2011 and it became popular all over the world when the news hit in the internet last November 2011. By December 2011, local fishermen’s interact with the whale sharks by feeding them that result to flocking of tourist to the beach of Tan-awan. Large numbers of tourists began arriving in Oslob not just to see the whale sharks being fed but also to snorkel or dive with them.
Lapu-Lapu (fl. 1521) was a ruler of Mactan in Visayas. Modern Philippine society regards him as the first Filipino hero because he was the first native to resist Spanish colonization. He is best known for the Battle of Mactan that happened at dawn on April 27, 1521, where he and his soldiers defeated Ferdinand Magellan. The battle ended Magellan's expedition and delayed the Spanish occupation of the islands by over forty years until the expedition of Miguel López de Legazpi in 1564.
The Internationally famous CPDRC dancing inmates. CPRDC means Cebu provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center. In this photo is Travis Payne, the choreographer of Michael Jackson. With two other dancing mates, they came to Cebu to teach the CPRDC dancing inmates to dance the song This Is It. In only two days, the CPDRC dancing inmates were able to dance it. I was CPDRC`s doctor from May 2006 to January 2012. I was the one who issued the guidelines whom should dance. Also examined and gave them the bill of health from the 1000 out of the 1500.
Bantayan Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the World. Located in the central part of the Philippines, Bantayan Island is one of 167 surrounding islands of the province of Cebu. Located just to the northwest of Cebu, and west of Leyte and Bohol islands. Bantayan Island is a small Atoll just 7 by 10 miles with a population of over 120,000 people. When you step off the ferry from Hagnaya at the port of Santa Fe on Bantayan Island, you instantly feel a sense of peace, with time slowing down and all the cares of life ceasing with every passing moment. As you look up and down the powdery white sand beaches, you are struck by the beauty of the aquamarine cyrstal clear water. The beaches have a soft sandy bottom that is therapy to tired and aching feet. The water is only 4 feet deep at over 100 yards off shore, making a swim, pure delight. From the stunning resort at Ogtong Cave where tropical birds sing and lush tropical vegitation and flowers sooth your senses, to the beach front Tri-Plex cottages of Beach Placid, there is a resort for any budget. As you rent a scooter from your resort and meander slowly along the lush island roads, you feel the pleasure and freedom of cool wind on your face while arching coconut palms stretch out over the road ahead. Bantayan Municipality is less than 30 minutes by scooter from Santa Fe Beach, Madredejos just another 30 minutes further. A stroll along the beach meeting the humble and peaceful fishermen who live on Bantayan's Island's white sand beaches makes you realize that you do not have to have much in life to be truly happy. Lunch for two is less than $10.00 and a beach front accommodation can be found for less than $40.00. The Island of Bantayan is safe, peaceful, and will stimulate and thrill your sense of adventure as perhaps no other place on earth.