Region IV-B MIMAROPA

The region is also formally known as the Southern Tagalog Islands.




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Romblon Islands Philippines
Romblon Commerce and Industry

Romblon has become synonymous with its most important mineral resource - marble. In fact, all the islands comprising the province have marble. Quarries on these islands produce raw marble for sculpture and construction purposes.

There are around 20 small and larger resorts, several hundred foreigners either living there permanently or still coming and going - and many fish sanctuaries plus an amazingly beautiful nature. with spring, river, waterfalls, caves etc.

The occupations of the people include farming, livestock raising, and logging. The Sibuyan Sea provide year-round fishing opportunities.During the off-season, farmhands engage themselves in cottage industries such as basket-weaving, rope and fishnet making, and marble curing.

The women of Romblon are mostly involved in crocheting.



Travel Quotes:

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. Cesare Pavese

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself. Liberty Hyde Bailey

Common dishes

As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.

Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.

More details at Common dishes

Mindoro (divided into Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (El Nido, Puerto Princesa)
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