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    Chasing Waterfalls: Tudaya Falls

    Location: Brgy. Sibulan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur Type: Plunge If there was one thing that questioned my mortality and resolve to pursue this ambitious travel project, it was my […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Hinulugan Falls

    Location: Brgy. Tabunacan, Pilar, Capiz Type: Fan horsetail For the first quarter of 2016, I have been blessed with two group tours in Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo. It thus […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Mahil Falls

    Location: Sitio Kangko, Brgy. Lamlahak, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato Types: Multi-step, Slide horsetail The mountain paradise called Lake Sebu is home to the indigenous people group called T’bolis. The municipality […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Matigol Falls

    Location: Sitio Inamong, Brgy. Matigol, Arakan, Cotabato Types: Cascade, Multi-step, Fan horsetail As soon as the Rural Transit bus was cruising along the BUDA (Bukidnon-Davao) Highway, I often looked at […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Awao Falls

    Location: Monkayo, Compostela Valley Types: Cascade, Multi-step, Fan horsetail For the first day of my ten-day Chasing Waterfalls Project: Davao and SOCCSKSARGEN Edition, it was necessary that I stay overnight […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Mainit Hot Spring

    Location: Masara, Maco, Compostela Valley Types: Cascade, Multi-step Cramped and filled to the brim, it was a little past ten in the morning when the big passenger jeepney left the […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Ditumabo Falls

    Location: Ditumabo, San Luis, Aurora Type: Ribbon horsetail Facing the mighty Pacific Ocean, the coastal municipality of Baler is most famous as a surfing destination. Throughout the year, surfing waves […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Bulawan Falls

    Location: Paleg, Dinalungan, Aurora Types: Slide horsetail, Cascade It has been taking me like forever to reach Dinapigue, Isabela. And there were times the long trip had bored me. Just […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Dibulo Falls

    Location: Dibulo, Dinapigue, Isabela Type: Slide horsetail After I and Edgar Allan Zeta Yap of EAZYTraveler.net explored the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park in June, I felt deep in my […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Tenogtog Falls

    Location: Mapawoy, Mayoyao, Ifugao Types: Slide horsetail, Cascade, Segmented The last leg of my eight-hour Mayoyao Trip was a trek to Tenogtog Falls. The eight-hour day tour seemed longer than […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Manhencha Falls

    Location: Chumang, Mayoyao, Ifugao Types: Fan horsetail, Slide horsetail, Tiered Before I embarked on this 11-day road trip, Manhencha Falls was not high in my list as I could not […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Balentimol Falls

    Location: Hungduan, Ifugao Type: Slide horsetail One of the two destinations I listed in my itinerary was Ifugao’s northwesternmost municipality, Hungduan. Hungduan is one of the towns where the Ifugao […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Disadsad Falls

    Location: Brgy. Maligaya, Palanan, Isabela Type: Fan horsetail Covering a total of 359,486 hectares, the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park is the largest and most diverse protected area in the […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Pinsal Falls

    Location: Brgy. Baballasioan, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur Type: Fan horsetail One of the waterfalls I have long wanted to visit and explore is Pinsal Falls in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur. […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Sta. Cruz Falls

    Location: Brgy. Santa Cruz, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte Type: Block ledge waterfall During my ten-day Mindanao Solo Backpacking Trip on October 1-10, 2013, I visited Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte with […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Canapulan Falls

    Location: Brgy. Tagbalogo, Naawan, Misamis Oriental Types: Fan horsetail, Tiered Even before I booked my plane ticket going to Iligan City via Laguindingan Airport to join the Iligan Bloggers’ Society‘s […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Mimbalot Falls

    Location: Brgy. Buru-un, Iligan City Type: Fan horsetail It has been more than four years since the first time that I visited Mimbalot Falls. After the medical-dental mission that I […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Limunsudan Falls

    Location: Sitio Limunsudan, Iligan City Types: Plunge, Segmented, Tiered In all the years since I started traveling, there are several destinations, things, and events that proved to be rather elusive. […]

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    Chasing Waterfalls: Dodiongan Falls

    Location: Brgy. Bonbonon, Iligan City Types: Fan horsetail, Segmented When nature decides to flex its brute strength and raw power, man is reduced to puny and vulnerable state. Imagine then […]

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    The Top 10 Jaw-dropping Waterfalls in 2013

    My Chasing Philippine Waterfalls Project got a lot further boosted. During my solo trips between February and October this year, I added into the list with several new waterfalls. And […]

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Sneak Peek of Angono Food Scene

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The art and culture established the character and identity of Angono. Long before it entered into the consciousness and awareness of social media, this has flourished and birthed diverse artistic talents. There is however yet another scene which is a beautiful reflection of artistry, creativity and patient industry of the Angonoans. The food and culinary landscape in this municipality is […]

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Angono: The Art Capital of the Philippines

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Ancient civilizations and communities indulged themselves in rock art. By removing the surface of rock formations, figures and symbols are carved and incised by cave dwellers. Better known as petroglyphs, these may have significant spiritual and cultural ties. In the Philippines, the oldest petroglyphs are found in Angono, Rizal. In March 1965, it was discovered by Carlos Botong Francisco and […]

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Balangiga Massacre: A Howling Wilderness

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One of the more contentious issues that left a bitter episode in the Philippine-American relation has been the Balangiga Massacre. On the morning of September 28, 1901, Valeriano Abenador and Eugenio Daza led the attack against the¬†Company C of the 9th U.S. Infantry Regiment. On August 11, 1901, Company C arrived in Balangiga, a town on the south side of […]

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Dikaloyungan: The Cry of Baler Revolt

On this site of Dikaloyungan in Barangay Zabali, Baler, Aurora on September 3, 1897, Filipino revolutionaries led by Teodorico Luna Novicio, Anterio Amatorio, Norberto Valenzuela, and Isabelo Palispis tore their cedulas as an act of defiance against the Spanish colonial authorities. They also signed a manifesto declaring their resistance. This event precipitated the revolution in the district of Baler. (264)

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NCT: San Isidro Labrador Church in Lazi, Siquijor

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One of the must-see destinations in the mystical province of Siquijor is the San Isidro Labrador Church in the town of Lazi. The parish church is located just off the Siquijor Circumferential Road. The Lazi parish was established by the Augustinian Recollects in 1857. Father Toribio Sanchez, O.A.R., administered the construction of the church and the convent. It was made […]

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