With the total land area of 3,081.1 km², Misamis Oriental is the gateway of Mindanao which composed of 23 municipalities and 2 component cities which are situated along the coastline. Because of the location, the province is blessed with nice beaches, springs, waterfalls, rivers and forests one of the best tourist destinations in the region.
With the provincial tourism officers and other media people, I was lucky to experienced the 1st ‘Pasiyo sa Misamis Oriental’, a 3-day tour around the province to experience and introduce to the blooming tourist spots of the Municipalities of the province.
Most locals, tourists and visitors alike considers the municipalities of Misamis Oriental as pathways only to other destinations in Mindanao. When you are going to the western part, you’ll just passing by the 9 municipalities and the 14 municipalities to the eastern part when you are going to that direction. Most people fail to appreciate the tourist destinations of the province that can offer, because of that the Pasiyo sa Misamis Oriental opened our eyes of the tourist potential on the key areas of the province.
Here are some of the beautiful places we visited during our 3-day Pasiyo sa Misamis Oriental. Continue reading