Guimaras Islands Philippines
Biri Cave, Poblacion, Jordan, Guimaras
It can be reached at the side of the mountain. Its entrance is low and narrow and can be accessed by crawling.
Bucoy Cave, Balcon Maravilla, Jordan, Guimaras
Its entry passage is so low that one has to crawl to enter. Inside in the semi-darkness, one is greeted by phosphorescent glow of crystalline rocks or quartz which resembles twinkling Christmas lights or twinkling fireflies. A mini-lake, 6 meters deep and 5 meters wide inside the cave can be used for bathing.
Buho Ramirez Cave, Lawi, Jordan, Guimaras
It is a small cave but the entire entrance is going down more or less about 40-50 ft. deep. It has 3 openings with gushing water. Studies show that it could be a good source of spring water that can supply 2 barangays with 429 households.
Bul-Ugan Tapi Cave, Tacay, Buenavista
Capitoguan Cave, Balcon Maravilla, Jordan, Guimaras
It is considered as bats sanctuary. Its guano deposits are best organic fertilizer for plants. It is 250 meters long and the entrance is about 12 meters in height. It has abundant stalactites and stalagmites formed by years of dripping waters from the dome of the cave.
Daliran Cave, Old Poblacion, Buenavista, Guimaras
It is accessible by jeep or by tricycle from Buenavista wharf in 10-15 minutes.
Higante Cave, Espinosa, Jordan, Guimaras
According to legend this cave was used by a giant hence it was called higante cave. It is abundant with stalagmites and stalactites which formed an intriguing shape. People who visit this place always leave a coin and made a wish just for fun. It has 3 entrances: 3×4 ft. wide, 2×3 ft. wide, and 2×3 meters wide. It is 200 meters long more or less and could be found on top of a hill.
Hurot-Hurot Cave, Espinosa, Jordan, Guimaras
It has two openings 1-1/2 x 2 meters and 2 x 1 meters. It is 50 meters more or less in length.
Kuweba Tudyong, Lucmayan, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
Formerly known as San Marcos Cave
Pirate Cave, Lawi, Jordan
Natives tell it’s the pirates’ secret hiding place and storage of their pirated goods.
Merienda Philippines Cuisine
Merienda is taken from the Spanish, and is a light meal or snack especially in the afternoon, similar to the concept of afternoon tea. If the meal is taken close to dinner, it is called merienda cena, and may be served instead of dinner.
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