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Kakegawa Castle (掛川城, Kakegawa-jō), Shizouka, Japan 0

Kakegawa Castle (掛川城)

The Kakegawa Castle (掛川城, Kakegawa-jō)  is a hilltop castle that can be found in Kakegawa City, at Shizouka Prefecture. Unlike most castles in Japan, the Kakegawa Castle is slightly smaller in size. But despite of its build, this castle can...

Colorful pebbles of Luna 4

Pebble Beach of Luna

When we went to the Municipality of Luna, La Union, we noticed that most of the townsfolk there were busy sorting pebbles inside their garages and placing the carefully handpicked ones to a plastic bag with Japanese characters on it....

Leaning Tower of Luna (pun intended) 23

Luna’s Leaning Watchtower (Baluarte)

As the flock and I went along the Pebble Beach of Luna, La Union, we noticed there a very old spherical fort. Named as Baluarte (watchtower), it is said that Spaniards built the stronghold using reddish bricks to prevent threats...

Kamikaze East Airfield, Mabalacat, Pampanga 1

History Stopover: Kamikaze Shrine

Whatever is your impression of a Kamikaze Fighter – either a suicide pilot or a valiant soldier of the Japanese Imperial Forces – it cannot be denied that they left a mark in our history during the Second World War....

Kevin and Ian cooling off at the 20 ft twin falls of Estrella 1

Fascinating Estrella Falls

Before returning to Puerto Princesa I thought of wandering for a while in some spots in Narra. And the trip would never be complete without visiting Estrella Falls. It is a popular swimming place because it is readily accessible by...

View of Ligang Cave from the boat 1

Rediscovering Tabon Cave

At exactly six in the morning, we went on our voyage from Narra towards the town of Quezon. The travel takes about an hour and most of the roads are unpaved. It is a small town and the primary source...

Unusual rock formation along the beach of San Vicente 0

San Vicente Beach Rock Formation

What about Tidehunter or any reptilian monster you can think of? (But not that Roland Emmerich remake) That’s the first thing that comes to my mind when I saw a particular rock formation in San Vicente. The rocks here has...