Samar

Samar, formerly and also known as Western Samar, is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Catbalogan City and covers the western portion of Samar Island as well as several islands in the Samar Sea located west of the mainland. Leyte Island is just to the west connected by the San Juancinto Bridge. More…. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samar Read More

[Video] Biking in Samar

Go along on a mountain bike ride with Joni Albesami Bonafacio of Trexplore Adventures from Catbalogan City, Samar. Joni and friends will take you to some of the most desolate interior places of Western Samar where few people ever see and experience. Witness Samar and it’s beauty in the Raw. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H2aDlJ16FQ] Read More

Calbayog History

Last updated: Monday, 13 February 2012 01:00 History Calbayog began as early as 1600 in a settlement called Hibatang by the river bank of the present Oquendo River. It had 2,000 inhabitants under the spiritual guidance of a certainJesuit, Father Ignacio de Alzina. The present barangay Anislag was the forerunner of Calbayog settlement. The barangay […] Read More