ROXAS CITY – Yes, folks, you heard it right. The best waterfalls in Western Visayas can be found in Tapaz, Capiz, some 60 km. from here. It is known as the Pangilatan Falls Ecotourism Park.
This writer only learned about his untapped tourist potential from the town’s Sangguniang Bayan member, Arnold Jaranilla, the SB’s chair of the committee on tourism.
Jaranilla, who was one of the participants to the two-day provincial tourism strategic planning workshop, lost no time in convincing his fellow participants about the potential of the place as a major tourist-drawer. He described it as breathtaking and unspoiled and, no doubt, the best of its kind in the region. Through the brochure that Jaranilla handed to us, we learned that Tapaz, once the hotbed of communist insurgency in the region, has more than 10 other waterfalls that can transform the town into a tourist haven. Continue reading