Once upon a time, before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, in the northwest part of Laguna, which is now the town of Victoria, you will see the original location of the town of Pila. It was known then as “Pagalangan”. 57 years after Magellan discovered the Philippines, Reverend P. Juan de Florencia was appointed…

The Bakunawa, also spelled Bakonawa, Baconaua, or Bakonaua, is a dragon in Philippine mythology that is often represented as a gigantic sea serpent. It is believed to be the cause of eclipses. It appears as a giant sea serpent with a mouth the size of a lake, a red tongue, whiskers, gills, small wires at…

The Alan are deformed spirits from the folklore of the Tinguian tribe. They are Half Human Half bird like creatures that originate from the Philippines. They have wings and can fly, and their fingers and toes point backwards. They live within the forests and spend much of their time hanging upside down from trees. This…