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Satellite image of Cape Engaño Lighthouse on Palaui Island in Sta. Ana, Cagayan.

Cape Engaño Lighthouse

September 7, 2014

If Cape Bojeador Lighthouse guides ships on the northwestern corner of Luzon, then Cape Engaño Lighthouse (Wikipedia) is its metaphorical sibling, guiding ships on Luzon’s northeastern frontier. This Spanish-era lighthouse, built in 1888 and first used in 1892, sits atop a hill on the northernmost point of Palaui Island in... (read more)

Satellite image of the Diosdado Macapagal Bridge in Butuan.

Diosdado Macapagal Bridge

August 2, 2014

Touted as the longest bridge in Mindanao with a length of 907 meters, the Diosdado Macapagal Bridge is one of the top tourist attractions in Butuan City with its raw and elegant design. Similar to the previously-featured Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge in Cebu, the Diosdado Macapagal Bridge is a cable-stayed... (read more)

Satellite image of the Iglesia ni Cristo Museum in Punta, Sta. Ana, Manila.

Iglesia ni Cristo Museum (Punta)

July 27, 2014

Today, July 27, 2014, is the 100th founding anniversary of Iglesia ni Cristo, which is the largest religion founded by a Filipino, Felix Y. Manalo. To mark this milestone, I am featuring the site of the original temple of the church’s very first congregation in Punta, Sta. Ana, Manila. This... (read more)

Satellite image of the Punta Cruz Watchtower in Maribojoc, Bohol

Punta Cruz Watchtower

May 20, 2014

The Punta Cruz Watchtower is the primary symbol of the town of Maribojoc, Bohol and is found on both the seal and flag of the town. Built by the Augustinian Recollects in 1796, the watchtower served as a lookout against marauding pirates and Moros from Mindanao and was dedicated to... (read more)

Satellite image of Deca Wakeboard Park in Davao City

Deca Wakeboard Park Davao

May 15, 2014

The first cable waterpark I’ve featured here on Vista Pinas is the famous Camsur Watersports Complex in Camarines Sur. But if you want your fix of watersports but don’t have the means to go to Bicol, there are actually several other cable waterparks elsewhere in the country. One of them... (read more)

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Vista Pinas features Philippine-related sights and locations as seen from satellite and aerial imagery provided by Google Maps, Microsoft’s Bing Maps, and Nokia’s Here service. Explore the Philippines from a different point of view!

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