Cruising down Bangon River of Palo
We have heard of plans to develop Bangon River of Palo, Leyte. There even was talk of making it a tourist destination not unlike the famed Looc River Cruise of Bohol.
To see for ourselves what the potentials are of the river, local tourism officials organized a small group to survey and assess the area.
We finally had the chance to have a look-see and got a closer look at the Bangon River of Palo, Leyte last January 28, 1010.
From Purisima, we took a motorized-banca and sailed down the zigzagging river, all the way till we reached the river mouth and out to the ocean at Leyte Gulf.
The Bernard Reed Bridge currently undergoing rehabilitation work.
The soon-to-open Baras-Salvacion Bridge would ease traffic at the Palo crossing providing a diversion route for motorists from Tacloban headed for Tanauan and onwards and vice-versa. The bridge is located at Brgy. Baras and links up with Brgy. Salvacion near the Sacred Heart Seminary.
Approaching the river mouth.
And out into the open sea at Leyte Gulf.
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