Archive for June, 2013

June 23, 2013, the family of Masons, Amaranths and DeMolays from different lodges and courts in Region XII gather in one hall to celebrate the Feast of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist. Held in Paraiso Verde Wave Pool Resort, this day marks as well the family day with pure fun for everyone.

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A program was prepared with of course speeches from the Worshipful Master of Daguma Mt. Range Lodge 244, WB Jimmy Andang, District Deputy Grand Master Masonic District R-XII-B VW Aaron Arumpac, and testimonial toast was done for the Brethren who won in the 2013 elections.

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VW Aaron D. Arumpac delivering his message

Of course intermission numbers were also given by the DeMolay members from Daguma Mt. Range chapter and daughters of the WB Jimmy Andang.

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Best part is the sumptuous foods and drinks being served and of course fellowship with members from other lodges and courts made the lunch more fun.

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Fruit area

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Lechon area

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Someone just got caught grabbing a plate and taste before the time for lunch.

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Drinks area sponsored by Tanduay

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Grabbed a punch to cool down since the sun is too hot to bear.

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Honored Ladies and Sir Knights from Daguma Mt. Range Court #50 Order of the Amaranth

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Members of the International Order of Demolay Daguma Mt. Range Chapter

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Some of the members of the Free&Accepted Masons of the Philippines Masonic District R-XII-B

Kids of Masons got talent and kiddie party also commenced with a clown-magician after the lunch break.

While some are having a good time in the hall, some are in the pool being sun kissed.

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And of course, after the program is the Inuman and Videoke session.

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From the ideal 3pm closing of program, it was extended until 7pm since everyone was having fun.

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The program was emceed by Brod Mohaliden Suaeb from Daguma Mt. Range Lodge 244.

The said activity was hosted by the Daguma Mt. Range Lodge No. 244. Indeed it was a great family day filled with pure fun for everyone in celebration for St. John the Baptist feast!

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Posted: June 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

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photo source:http://pilosopotassium.blogspot.com/2011/06/rizal-150-years.html

He fought for the country and died for the country, if he was not born, there will be no Independence for the RP. Thank you Jose P. Rizal and Happy Birthday!

Wreath Laying was done in Tacurong Rizal Park in commemoration for this day, together with the Daguma Mountain Range Lodge #244, Daguma Mt. Range Court #50 Order of the Amaranth and Daguma Mt. Range Chapter Order of Demolay.

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Located in Central Visayas region and considered 10th largest island in the Philippines, Bohol, with Tagbilaran City as its capital, is one of the best tourist destination to see.

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HOW TO GET THERE

You could ride a plane and land at the Tagbilaran airport through Philippine Airlines’ as well as Cebu Pacific Airbus A319s; Or go with fastcraft ferry trips from Cebu City which would take you only about 2 hours to arrive in Tagbilaran City Wharf.

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As for our case, we took the Weesam boat ride. We were on the first class seat then for a much better accommodation.

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Upon arrival to the port, there are vans and cars for rent who could take you to a tour and pay for a cheap price.

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BOHOL TOP TOURIST DESTINATIONS

FUN&ADVENTURE

If you’re in for adventure, try the Cable Car and Zipline ride overlooking the Loboc river.

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This is only a few minutes ride and you’ll get hyped. You can avail a CD of your photos at a very low price as your souvenir.

 

ON THE ROAD

Known as the Man Made Forest, a 2 kilometer stretch of Mahogany trees will caught your attention while on your way to your next destination. Oh! You can consider it as your destination too!

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THE FAMOUS

The specific spot which cannot be missed to see in Bohol is its about 1,200++ hills spread over an area of 50 square kilometers. It is considered as the country’s third National Geological Monument and known as the Chocolate Hills.

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During dry season, the green hills dry up turning to chocolate brown which seemingly transforms into chocolate kisses.

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A wishing well is also located on top of the viewing area.

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Take a number of steps to see the whole location of the chocolate hills for a better view.

 

THE SHIP HOUSE

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For it’s unique structure, this house is now as well one of the tourist spots in Bohol. Inspiringly imitated from a ship vessel, this known SHIPHAUS is proudly owned by¬†Capt Gaudencio Dumapias, a native of Batuan who became a successful mariner.

Inside the ShipHaus you will find captain‚Äôs cabin, chiefmate‚Äôs cabin, kitchen, mess hall and others. The workers are all dressed in sailor’s uniform. There is a roof deck that resembles the front of the ship from which you can imagine looking into the endless ocean while taking some refreshments.

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THE BRIDGE

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Made from bamboos and hardened steels, the HANGING BRIDGE is initially used to cross over the river going to a town in Bohol. It’s a back and forth bridge and on one side, you could stop for awhile and have some souvenirs.

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FOODTRIP CRUISE

So which place can still take you on a tour while you’re having lunch? Indeed Bohol offers the best. Take the cruise with famous filipino cuisines while journeying through the Loboc River known as the Floating Restaurant.yu

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While waiting for your cruise, you can sit and be serenaded by these group of singing men with their string instruments.

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On the boat,

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Entertainment never stops as you’ll have singers on cruise and there are stop overs to witness dancing men,women and children from the town showcasing the traditional Philippine dances and songs.

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This is one of the view you can see while on the cruise.

Strike for a pose with your family and share how you enjoyed your lunch the Bohol way.

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After the ride, you can look around the souvenir shops surrounding the parking area as well.

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THE TARSIER

With eyes like an owl, tail like a rat, hands and feet like a monkey and jumps like a frog; this endangered specie is highly seen in the rainforests of Bohol.

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You can come and visit the conservation area of tarsiers in Loboc, Bohol to personally see the well-known little monkey, the tarsiers.

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HISTORY

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Blood Compact, known as Sandugo in filipino term was¬†performed in this site, between the Spanish¬†explorer Miguel Lopez de Legaspi¬†and¬†Datu Sikatuna,¬†the chieftain of Bohol on March 16, 1565, to seal their friendship as part of the tribal tradition. This is considered as the first¬†treaty¬†of friendship between the Spaniards and Filipinos. “Sandugo” is a¬†Visayan¬†word which means “one blood”.

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On the area, you can also enjoy the view of Bohol.

FAITH

The Baclayon Church

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he Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon is considered to be one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. It is one of the best presevered Jesuit build churches in the region, although in the 19th century, the Augustinian Recollects added a modern facade and a number of stone buildings that now surround the church.

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These are just some among the many places you can see in Bohol, Philippines. I hope you enjoyed my post and I hope you could come and personally see the beauty of the Island.

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Among the places you still have to look forward is the Panglao Beach to experience dolphin watch and get sunkissed.

 

This has been a great journey! See you on my next trip!

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Summer is coming! Planning where to go this great sunny season? Well, I have a suggestion.

Check out my blog post tomorrow as I take you to one of the great summer destinations in Philippines! Choose Philippines!

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