Tinuy-an Falls of Bislig

Think of your life as a waterfall; it may come crashing down at some point, it may have its ups and downs, but in the end, it will continue to flow. – Anonymous

I would like to say that this cascade is by far, my most favourite one in the Philippines. A beauty contained in its sheer majesty, draped in white water curtains that span the length and height of the cliff that it leaps. The sound of water crashing doewn below seems to tell visitors of its might, commanding everyone to marvel on its breath-taking beauty amidst the greens of Burboanan.

Tinuy-an Falls with a bonus rainbow
Tinuy-an Falls with a bonus rainbow

This is Tinuy-an Falls, the beautiful gem of Bislig City. Surigao del Sur’s pride and main tourist attraction.

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S is for Surigao del Sur

It used to be a territorial domain of the Mamanuas and the Manobos. When the people of Austronesian descent came to live with the aborigines, the land was named Saliagao , which later became Surigao by the inhabitants. In 1960, Surigao was split into 2 provinces: del Norte and del Sur. The province of Surigao del Sur became the 56th province. Now, it has 2 cities, Tandag and Bislig and 17 municipalities.

Found at the northeast portion of Mindanao, Surigao del Sur belongs to CARAGA region. It is bordered by Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur in the east, Surigao del Norte in the north, the Pacific Ocean on the East and Davao Oriental in the south.

Throughout the year, Surigao del Sur experiences rainfall. Rainy season is from November to March. July to October is the dry period. September is the driest month while January is the wettest.

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