In 1581, Captian Juan Pablo Carreon, a native of viscaya province of Spain, with one hundred soldiers fully Equipped with arms and ammunition and other provisions came to Cagayan with their families by order of Don Gozalo Ronquillo de Peņalosa , the fourth Spanish Civil Spanish civil Governor to explore the Cagyan Valley and to convert the natives to Christianityas well as to establish ecclesiastical mission and towns throughout the valley.
The province of Cagayan is bounded by the mountain range Of Sierra Madre on the east extending up tothe beaches of the coastal towns, on the South is Isabela Province. On the west Cordillero Mountain and on the north by the Balitang Channel, Babuyanes and the China Sea.
SAN VICENTE, STA. ANA AND THE PALAUI ISLAND
It is a destination for water and fishing sports enthusiasts. San Vicente in Sta. Ana is the Philippine Sailfish Capital famous worldwide for its abundant marine life and is the site of national and international gamefishing competions.
THE CAGAYAN RIVER OR RIO GRANDE DE CAGAYAN
It is the philippines mightiest water-cousre- the longest and widest river in the country.
It is an impressive expanse of water where Cagayan River meets the China Sea. Walk into the jetty at the juncture of the river mouth and the sea to find the awsome mouth of the vast Cagayan River.
THE MIRACULOUS LADY OF PIAT
The Lady of the Visitation was orginally called the Lady of the Rosary, perhaps because it was supposedly bought from Macao to the Philippines in 1604 by the devotees of the Rosary, the Dominican Friars.
THE OLDEST BELL IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
It is in Camalaniugan's San Jacinto de Polonia Parish. Forged in 1595, it was brought to Manila in February 1937 as part of the attractions during the 33rd International Eucharistic Congress The The QuadricentennialAnniversay of the evangilizationof the Camalaniugan town was celebrated last June 15,1996
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