Christmas in the Park, Lights of Hope in our Hearts

Christmas in the Park, Lights of Hope in our Hearts

December 2, 2021- On the second day of Advent, Thursday, the Local Government Unit of Magallanes hosted its Christmas Lighting Ceremony at the Magallanes Seaside Park and Children’s Playground in Brgy. Binisitahan Norte, Magallanes, Sorsogon. Changing the usual...
The New Magallanes Public Market

The New Magallanes Public Market

Public markets are the ultimate small business incubator. From your casual, one-day a week flea market vendor to your serious, seven-day a week market hall vendor, public markets are wonderful places for people. Typically, markets work as entry points for new...

Bagatao Island Lighthouse

In the 19th century towards the end of the Spanish colonization, the Spanish Government undertook a massive project of constructing lighthouses to light the seas, to protect the increasing maritime trade in the Philippines during that time, where the country was...
Magallanes, Sorsogon: Paradise Undiscovered

Magallanes, Sorsogon: Paradise Undiscovered

Olena Kulikova, a Russian visitor, described it as a “beautiful place on earth.” After emerging from a dive into one of its marine reserves protected by local laws, Boylan Preston, a Peace Corps volunteer from Ann Arbor, Michigan, a professional diver exclaimed: “You...
The True Site of the First Mass in Luzon

The True Site of the First Mass in Luzon

           While Miguel Lopez de Legaspi was still in Cebu, he wrote King Philip II in 1567 requesting for religious to be sent to the Philippines. In reply to such letter, the King ordered the Provincial of the Order of St. Augustine in New Spain (Mexico) to dispatch...

Magallanes Brief History

The founding of Magallanes abounds within conflicting versions. One version says that it started with a Spanish settlement somewhere at Gibalon while another version claims at Caditaan but within the provincial jurisdiction of Nueva Caceres. It later became part of...