The stilts shows watermarks, and signs that dryness is but only a meter to a few inches for these locals. Day-Asan Floating Village a.k.a the Little Venice of Surigao City is not only a residential area but also a community that thrives on livelihood on the sea. Seven kilometers from the city proper of Surigao, it is also the jump off point for boat tours for a swim, and island hopping around the neighboring islands, and islets.
Heading out for #TravelMindanao destinations, Jam, Alex, and I met at the bus terminal and started of #TravelMindanao travel advocacy from Iligan City. We met late afternoon for a ~10H travel to Surigao City. It would be long bus rides for us, and that we would be having dinner in transit, as well as try to get some shut eye along the trip before tackling our short but interesting list of things to do in Surigao City.
The plan was just a short stay at Surigao City, before heading off to Bucas Grande. Unfortunately, we had to cancel our Bucas Grande trip with the threat of Super Typhoon Haiyan, and extended our stay at Surigao City. Most of the accommodations by the second night was fully-booked making it hard for us to find where to stay in Surigao and accommodation guide to help us. Good thing we were lucky enough to that the Surigao City Tourism Office was helpful in finding us some places to stay.
Surigao City is accessible by Air, and can be traveled by land from Luzon, and Visayas via Samar-Leyte route with two points where there’s water crossing via RoRo. But here is a detailed Surigao City how to get there and transportation guide for land transfer via bus from the Northern, and Southern Mindanao to Surigao City. Surigao City is accessible from two jump-off starts: Cagayan de Oro, and Davao City.