Bohol is known to be a cave country with the presence of thousands of caves both known and unknown to the locals. Roughly 1,400 caves are located around the province of Bohol, with the Hinagdanan Cave being one of the most prominent ones.
A local planter who was cutting up weeds to give space for his plants became the discoverer of the cave when he noticed a large hole during his weeding. Curious, the farmer thought that the hole led to something else: thus he decided to drop a stone to find out if there was some kind of surface below. To his surprise, he heard the sound of water coming from the hole. He immediately concluded that it was no ordinary hole but one that led to a cave. Since the hole was too small for the farmer to pass, he started looking for another passageway that might give him access to the cavern. And thus, the Hinagdanan Cave was discovered. [Read more…]