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We went there as part of our Northern Batanes tour, great for photo ops, but not much to do. I would not recommend swimming, unless you are an expert swimmer, the waves are quite strong and you are likely to hit the shores which are...More
This place is locally known as Chanpan, but is popularly known as Valugan, which means East. It is a sacred fishing port of the Ivasay fishermen, most especially those from Brgy. San Joaquin.
the boulders are said to be evidences of geologic forces from the...More
I haven't seen so much boulders in my life like what I saw in this Valugan boulder beach in Batanes. It was a sight to behold. With the waves and the boulders. It will literally take your breath away. 👍
The rocks here are gigantic in size, smooth in texture and would you believe - its alive!. Rarely we can see these type of rocks in a seashore. An after effect of the eruption of Mt Iraya centuries ago. No swimming is allowed here because...More
This is the 2nd boulder beach that I have seen. The 1st one is in Bicol. Dubbed as Valugan Boulder Beach. Distinctively unique in a sense that it is surrounded by boulders from Mt. Iraya after its eruption. My tour guide cautioned me to be...More
Valugan in the Ivatan language means east. Its called Boulder Beach for obvious reasons. We really enjoyed our visit to this beach and its so photogenic.
Boulder Beach was created in 400 AD during a Mt. Iraya eruption and scattered around andesite rocks. The wind...More
We went here when the weather was cool. Good thing that it started to rain when we were ready to leave. Anyway, the waves are big, the rocks are big, there's no sand in sight. Just different sizes of rocks that you can step on,...More
This was the last stop to my North Batan Tricycle Tour...and pitures do not do justice to the beauty of this place. The sound of the waves, and the view of Mt. Iraya makes you feel like you're in one of those tropical themed movies...More