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  Discovery of Siquijor
Siquijor was founded on December 19,1780 and was under the Recoletos in 1795.
Siquijor was the first parish to be established in 1780.
The Philippine Independent Church was brought to the town of Lazi by two Aglipayan priests who said their first mass in a makeshift altar in the tennis court of the town on 17 October 1936.
www.siquijor.com /aboutsiquijor/Discovery.htm   (625 words)

  Siquijor Overview - Dumaguete - Negros - Philippines
Siquijor is one of the many islands in the Visayas region that is blesses with clean white beaches, crystal clear seas and an animated marine life.
Siquijor has a very tropical climate as like almost all of the Philippines – categorically dry from the months of Januray to May and wet during the rest of the months.
Siquijor is ever popular as being an idyllic small island getaway for those who appreciate nature at its purest, for hikers and bikers, and lovers of the ocean.
www.dumagueteinfo.com /siquijor-overview.php   (448 words)

  History of Siquijor Island
Siquijor Island according to the Legend emerged from the sea with the skies filled with Lightning the ground Shuddering the seas raging theses churning waters parted and from the ocean's depth was born the Island of Siquijor.
In 1892 Siquijor became annexed to the Province of Negros Oriental.
During World War II Siquijor was governed by Shumzo Susuki until he was assassinated in October of 1942 he was replaced in June of 1943 by Mamor Fukudo who remained as the governor of Siquijor until the liberation forces came in 1944 when he abandoned the island.
geocities.com /siquijorisland/page2.html   (369 words)

  Siquijor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To the northwest of Siquijor are Cebu and Negros, to the northeast is Bohol and to the south, across the Bohol Sea is Mindanao.
Siquijor is the third smallest province in the country both in terms of population and land area, after Camiguin and Batanes.
Siquijor is an island province in the Visayas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Siquijor   (575 words)

 Siquijor Agricultural Profile
The province of Siquijor is a small island that lies along Mindanao sea which is 30 kilometers southeast of Negros Island.
The 1995 population of the province of Siquijor is pegged at 73,756 with a negative growth rate of 0.04%.
Siquijor, previously a sub-province of Negros Oriental became independent by virtue of Republic Act 6398 which was approved on September 17, 1971.
www.cvis.net.ph /da7/siquijor.html   (540 words)

 About Siquijor, Philippines (by IslandsProperties.com)
Siquijor is the smallest of the four provinces in Central Visayas.
Siquijor is the capital, and Larena and Lazi have ports with connections to other islands.
From 1683 to the end of the Spanish occupation, Siquijor was under the ecclesiastical authorities in Cebu.
islandproperties.tripod.com /places/aboutsiquijor.html   (791 words)

 Siquijor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Siquijor, which houses the capital town of Siquijor, is the smallest of the provinces in the region.
Siquijor, known as the mystic island paradise is the smallest of the island provinces in Central Visayas.
Siquijor also boasts the mystic caves in Mt. Bandilaan, the refreshing Cannas Falls, a natural swimming pool in the town plaza of San juan, and the long secluded beaches that traces the entire coastline of the island.
www.esprint.com /~pointcebu/~pointphil/siquijor.htm   (1998 words)

 Siquijor Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Siquijor Philippines, is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region.
To the northwest of Siquijor are Cebu and Negros Oriental, to the northeast is Bohol and to the south, across the Bohol Sea is Mindanao.
Siquijor is the third smallest province in the country both in terms of population and land area, after Camiguin and Batanes.
www.wowphilippinestravelagency.com /Siquijor.asp   (226 words)

 Sun.Star Dumaguete - The Other Side of Siquijor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Siquijor, that mysterious place dubbed as the island of fire and the occult, dried fish are known to swim in a basin of water, a piece of ordinary paper can transform into a peso bill, and a cardboard cut-out of a human figure can suddenly do the tango.
Yes, this is Siquijor where covens of witches and other practitioners of the craft, either dark or white, from all over the world, reportedly converge every Lenten season to refresh their occult and mystical powers.
Teodulo Agay-ay, a native of Siquijor, was said to be a victim of witchcraft.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dum/2003/04/02/life/the.other.side.of.siquijor.html   (801 words)

Siquijor fell under the care of the Recollects who in 1768 had taken charge of Bohol after the departure of the Jesuits and had taken charge of eastern Negros together with the seculars of Cebu.
In 1969, the Sub-province of Siquijor, Province of Negros Oriental was created and Republic Act No. 6398, dated September 17, 1971, which provided for the separated Siquijor as a regular province, composed of the municipalities of Enrique Villanueva, Maria, Lazi, San Juan, Siquijor, and Lorena.
In 1972, the capital was transferred from Lorena to the town of Siquijor.
www.admu.edu.ph /offices/mirlab/panublion/r7_siquijor.html   (698 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
The whole island of Siquijor was declared a marine reserve and tourist zone in 1978 by virtue of Proclamation No. 1810.
Siquijor Island is mostly made up of limestone material and fringed by mangroves, white sandy beaches and coral reefs.
This figure places Siquijor among the highly literate provinces in the country, with its educated citizens trained for any suitable job.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=42   (444 words)

 About Siquijor Province, Philippines
Siquijor is abouth 30 km southeast of Negros, south of Cebu, and southwest of Bohol.
Siquijor is the smallest of the four provinces in Central Visayas.
The towns in the province are Siquijor, Larena, Enrique Villanueva, Maria, Lazi and San Juan.
www.islandsproperties.com /places/siquijor.htm   (523 words)

 Siquijor, Philippines
Siquijor  — The province’s celebration of Children’s month is highlighted with a holding of the provincial children’s contest and the reading of the State of the Children’s Report today at Lazi Social Center, Lazi, Siquijor.
Siquijor  — The province is a recipient of ECCD Program (Early Childhood Care and Development) which started during the last quarter of last year, says a report from the State of the Children’s report presented Wednesday at Lazi, Siquijor in celebration of Children’s month in October.
Siquijor  — As in the past, conduct of the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in the province of Siquijor is generally peaceful, says the local Philippine National Police (PNP) here.
visayas.wowphilippines.com /siquijor   (2810 words)

 Diving in Siquijor, Visayas, Philippines - description of dive sites, maps, dive operators (Zubi)
Siquijor is a small island belonging to the Visayas.
Further down are crevices and overhangs populated by surgeon fish, Moorish idols and a profusion of tiny reef fishes.
Philippines: Visayas (Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Siquijor) / Sangat and Palawan (Tubbataha Reef)
www.starfish.ch /dive/Siquijor.html   (739 words)

 Siquijor Island
Siquijor is the magical and mystical island of the Philippines used to be part of Negros Oriental and it was at that time called Island of Fire.
Siquijor is said to have shamans, sorcerers and witches - and a lot of Filipinos will not stay overnight on this island because of this superstition.
Siquijor is also well-known for its festivals that focus on primitive healing rituals where incantations are sung while the old folks make potions out of herbs, roots, insects and tree barks.
www.dumagueteinfo.com /siquijor.php   (1229 words)

 Siquijor Hostels - Hostel Reviews
This is a complete list of all known hostels in Siquijor.
If you know of a Siquijor hostel that isn't listed here, please use the "Add a New Hostel" link at the bottom of the page.
And 1 Guesthouse and 2 Hotels also in Siquijor...
www.hostelz.com /hostels/Philippines/Siquijor   (260 words)

 Philippine Island Beach Resort - Charisma Resort Siquijor
Situated on the beautiful and unspoiled Philippine island of Siquijor, Charisma Resort is a small beach resort run by Maria and Tony, a young English couple and their friendly local staff.
Take a tour of Siquijor and have a view of the island's past with sights such as the old Cangisok house, the St Francis de Assisi Church and the St. Isidore Labrador Convent.
The whole of Siquijor Island was declared a marine nature reserve in 1978 and as such has since become a haven for Eco-Tourism.
www.charisma-resort.com /homepage.htm   (184 words)

 Siquijor - Wikipedia
Ing Siquijor iya ing pangatlung peka malating lalawigan ning bangsa king gabun at papulasyun kaibat ning Camiguin at Batanes.
Iti maging yang pang-3ng pekamalating lalawigan ing Siquijor karas keng paulasyun.
Ing Siquijor iya ing balen tungku pekamaulagang daungan.
pam.wikipedia.org /wiki/Siquijor   (205 words)

 Philippine,Travel,Siquijor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 1638 to the end of the Spanish occupation, Siquijor was under the ecclesiastical authorities in Cebu.
Larena, the ecclesiastical and trading centre founded by father Eustaquio Ruiz, was the capital of the island until 1972, when Proclamation No 1075 transferred this to the town of Siquijor.
Siquijor is popularly known throughout the country for Witchcraft which exists in various forms.
members.aol.com /parabeech/index-page3.html   (369 words)

 LIGHTNING TEETH AND SORCERERS by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski
Ponce is one of some 50 mananambal, or traditional healers, who live on Siquijor, a 343 square kilometer island 45 minutes by ferry from the Negros Oriental city of Dumaguete, in the center of the Philippines.
Sorcery, magic and things that go bump in the night are part of Siquijor's allure, along with lovely beaches and a down-at-the-heels 19th century Catholic convent, claimed to be the oldest in the country.
But 86 percent of the people of the Philippines are Catholic, and in Siquijor, at least, it seems that people's Catholic faith is built on varying degrees of animistic respect for the spirits of the trees, waterfalls and rocks.
www.sochaczewski.com /ARTsiquijorjuly2001.htm   (1172 words)

 mysiquijor.com/Siquijor Transportation
When you arrive at one of the Siquijor piers if you have not made prior arrangements with one of the resorts to provide you with transportation, you can find plenty of tricycles, EZ rides (multi-cabs), and motorcycles waiting to take you to your destination.
Siquijor is perfect for tour-bikers as well as trailblazers.
Gerald is in charge of the Siquijor Land Transportation Office (LTO).
www.mysiquijor.com /SiquijorTransportation.html   (1193 words)

 Travelwriters.com - A Resource for travel writers and photographers
That I landed at Siquijor, was a lucky break due to the cancellation of a scheduled afternoon fastcraft ferry trip from Tagbilaran to Cebu.
Pictureque St. Francis de Assisi convent and hospital, the Bellwower and the provincial Capitol are located in the center of this town.
Siquijor is an ideal island for a "biker".
www.travelwriters.com /writers/website/view.asp?idnumber=2424&writerID=9699   (685 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > Herbalists scour Siquijor’s forests to cure the incurable
Among Siquijor’s better-known clients is said to be Imelda Marcos, the former first lady and widow of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Locals tell of how a curse was put on her in the 1970s during the building of the San Juanico Bridge that connects the islands of Samar and Leyte and which was a pet project of the late dictator.
From the rich and famous to the curious Siquijor is attracting Filipinos and foreigners—especially around Easter—for what is commonly referred to as the “Witches Festival” when people buy potions for everything from improving their sex life to curing terminal illnesses.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2007/apr/09/yehey/top_stories/20070409top5.html   (1087 words)

 Siquijor Local Economic Development
Siquijor island was globally competitive in education and placement of migrant workers since the 1950s.
The diaspora communities originating from Siquijor are spread globally, while a strong nucleus is organized in California.
Although migration is a strong issue for Siquijor, the province itself has not yet played an active role in the Philippine Diaspora policy.
www.weitzenegger.de /sirmap/index.html   (1214 words)

 Siquijor - Encyclopedia.com
Siquijor, island (133 sq mi/344 sq km), one of the Visayan Islands, the Philippines, just off the southeast coast of Negros.
Fishing is its economy's mainstay; land use is primarily agricultural.
The main town and chief seaport is also called Siquijor.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Siquijor.html   (153 words)

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