The Mining City – Surigao City

Pinoy DIY Traveler

Travel Date: February 15-19, 2012

Note: Main reason for being in Surigao City is to attend the 73rd PICHE national Convention.

In my Travel Plan, I planned of going to Sohoton Cove. But this did not happen because I was not able to get some companion from the 73rd PICHE Convention delegates for this trip – most of them went to Siargao Island.

And so I just explored the city.

Some Thoughts & Insights:

This is my 3rd time in Surigao City. First was just a passing-by. Second was a city ocular. My impression then was that this city is really just a jump-off point (to Siargao and Bucas Grande Island) and a mining stop-over point. Most lodging here really still needs a lot of improvement with regards to tourism aspect.

By nature and geography, Surigao Del Norte can not avoid to become a mining province. And it just…

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