General informative articles about Bohol, that introduce you to the wonderful island province and its people.
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|18-03-2006||A Tour of Churches in Bohol||1856|
|Bohol, besides its great natural beauty, also is home to a large number of historical monuments. The most important of these are the numerous stone churches, but also ancient watchtowers, Spanish era convents and municipal halls and houses can be found. Read more...|
|17-03-2006||Staying Healthy in the Tropics||644|
|The rule of thumb for staying healthy in the tropics is use your common sense. Take notice of how the local middle class behaves and follow that. Read more...|
|17-03-2006||Bohol, Cave Country||14028|
|The island province of Bohol may aptly be called "Cave Country." Some 1400 caves have been counted, and probably many more have escaped notice. Read more...|
|13-03-2006||On the New Menu Structure||186|
|We have updated the menus on this site, and hope this will be a significant improvement over the old menus, which have served us for almost five years. Read more...|
|13-03-2006||Punta Cruz Watch Tower||7538|
|In Maribojoc, some 14 km west of Tagbilaran City, a curious triangular watch tower oversees the seas South of Bohol. Read more...|
|13-03-2006||A Word about Safety||13424|
|The Philippines sometimes receives negative press regarding the safety of foreigners. We believe this is not always deserved, and certainly does not apply to Bohol. In this article we will give some advice about the safety situation in the Philippines. Read more...|
|A short Cebuano phrase-book, prepared by the US Government for Peace Corps volunteers, to help you express yourself in Cebuano, the language most widely understood on Bohol. Read more...|
|20-02-2006||A Short History of Bohol (Part II)||3427|
|The history of Bohol after the end of the Dagohoy Rebellion until today. Read more...|
|03-02-2006||Getting Around on Bohol||9874|
|Once you arrive on Bohol, there are various way to get around the island. Read more...|
|01-02-2006||Shopping in Bohol||13908|
|Although not as varied as in Manila or Cebu, shopping opportunities in Bohol have much improved in the last couple of years. Nowadays, Bohol has three major malls, all located in Tagbilaran City. Read more...|
|Our series of coin-collector articles continues with an introduction to the US-Philippine coins, introduced in 1903, and in use during the entire American era. Read more...|
|Bohol boasts a wide variety of fruits. Almost every season, one or another type of fruit is in season, and can easily be obtained in Bohol. Read more...|
|17-01-2006||Sailing with Captain Charly||8272|
|Strolling along Alona Beach on Bohol, I noticed a palau on the beach. When we took a closer look at it, we were approached by a German speaking man with a dark-brown sun-tanned skin and seven-day old beard, who introduced himself as Charly, and who asked us whether we would like to join him for a sailing trip on this craft.... Read more...|
|02-10-2005||Bohol Emergency Banknotes||967|
|During the Japanese occupation, emergency banknotes where issued by muncipalities or provinces, including Bohol, to be redeemed after the war. Read more...|
|Pictures of current Philippine coins. Read more...|
|The first in a series of articles describing old Philippine coins. This article deals with the coins used during the three centuries of Spanish rule in the Philippines. Read more...|
|08-04-2005||Light Earthquake Shakes Bohol||995|
|On March 31 2005, at 8:25 PM, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake was observed in Bohol. The quake was felt throughout the province, but caused no damage or casualities. Read more...|
|06-02-2005||Baclayon's Cultural Heritage under Threat||845|
|Plans to widen and resurface the coastal ring-road of Bohol pose a threat to a number of one century old houses, as well as to one of the best known historical landmarks of Bohol, the church of Baclayon. Read more...|
|31-12-2004||Sending Money to the Philippines||6353|
|Many Filipinos living abroad and their foreign partners regular send money to the Philippines. There are a number of ways to send money to the Philippines, each with their own pros and cons. Read more...|
|The Boholano is fond of riddles. Here we present a small collection of riddles, both in Cebuano and English. Read more...|
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