Wednesday, July 12, 2017

10 Longest Sandbars of the Philippines

Longest Sandbar of the Philippines - Schadow1 Expeditions

Sandbars are one of the sought-after and picturesque tourist sites in the Philippines. Normally characterized with a fine white sand emerging mid-sea or extending out of an island that reveals itself during low tide. Sometimes they are also called as shoals, but a sandbar is specifically made up of sand. The best thing about the Philippines, being an archipelago composed over 7,400 islands, is that there are thousands of sandbars and pristine beaches. And these are 10 of the longest sandbars in the Philippines.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Kalanggaman Island, a mid-sea getaway on the calm waters of Visayas

Kalanggaman Island - Schadow1 Expeditions

Midway between Eastern Visayas and Central Visayas is a paradise described as a lone island that provides as a breather from the busy urban suburbs of Leyte and Cebu. Characterized as one of the country's best summer getaway with an ultimate photo opportunity with its picturesque sandbar and island escape. Kalanggaman Island houses one of the best sandbars in the country.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Panampangan Island, the Beach and the Longest Sandbar in the Philippines

Panampangan Island  - Schadow1 Expeditions

Fine white sand on what seemed to be the longest sandbar with an island dotted with countless number of coconut trees. This is how to describe what Panampangan Island is. Panampangan is one of two islands that is situated in a reef where it is part of. Panampangan is located just at the border between the municipalities of Panglima Sugala and Sapa-Sapa of the province of Tawi-Tawi. It is a 12-hectare island in the middle of the shallow waters of the northernmost extremities of Celebes Sea.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Breathtaking Mardanas Island of Tawi-Tawi

Mardanas Island - Schadow1 Expeditions

Midway between the water-world town of Sitangkai in Tawi-Tawi to the Philippine-Malaysian border lies an uninhabited island. An island gifted with fine white sand, green grass and palm trees at its inner areas and vibrant turquoise seas with rich underwater ecosystem. This is Mardanas!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Panguan Island, the most remote island paradise of the Philippines

Panguan Island - Schadow1 Expeditions

Panguan Island is the most remote island of the southernmost province in the Philippines, Tawi-Tawi. It is located just at the edge of the border between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. It is also called as Malamanok Island by some locals. A white-sand beach and turquoise waters getaway.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Bud Bongao, Tawi-Tawi's Overwatch and Sacred Peak

Bud Bongao - Schadow1 Expeditions

Tawi-Tawi is composed of 107 highlands and is known for its numerous sandbars that is spread along the shallow waters of the northermost extremeties of Celebes Sea. A mountain, in solitude, towers at 342 meters above sea level amidst the flat island of Bongao. It is a masterpiece of nature as it shows its prowess with vertical limestone rocks and lush forests. Bud Bongao stands as the sacred mountain of the land.

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