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Who is San Nicolas de Tolentino?

Who is San Nicolas de Tolentino?

EARLY LIFE Born in 1245 in Sant’Angelo, St. Nicholas of Tolentino took his name from St. Nicholas of Myra, at whose shrine his parents prayed to have a child. Nicholas became a monk at 18, and seven years later, he was ordained a priest. He...

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Summer Fun in Dahican

Summer Fun in Dahican

Summer fun in Dahican is an annual summer activity in the City of Mati for further entertainment of the locals as well as of the guests and tourists. This time, it will showcase big three sport events namely Ultimate Frisbee challenge and...

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Guang-guang Mangrove Park

Guang-guang Mangrove Park

“This 21,000 hectare protected mangrove forest located in Sitio Guang-guang in Barangay Dahican is surprisingly man-made. Yes, 21,000 hectares wide and man-made! Mangroves as far as the eye can see (even beyond). When the tide is low...

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The Islands of Mati

The Islands of Mati

  Oak Island or Vanishing Island for some is among the three islands to be found within Pujada Bay in Mati. It is composed chiefly of a sand bar that can only be seen during low tide and vanishes during high tide. It is located few meters...

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Dahican Beach

Dahican Beach

  It’s so easy to fall in love with Dahican! A 7-km stretch of open beach surrounded by tall coconut trees, fine sand and powerful waves, Mati’s best-kept secret is not much of a secret anymore. Popular with surfers, skimboarders and plain...

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