Tagged: Eco-tourism

Millennium Tree, Ma. Aurora, Aurora 1

Ma. Aurora: Creepy Millennium Tree

When people say balete, first impressions come to mind are frightening, spooky, and mysterious. It’s often associated to urban legends, Filipino folklore, and horror stories. That’s why when we learned that one of Tupang Gala’s sidetrips in Aurora is a...

Baler, Aurora 6

Baler: Zabali’s Old Lighthouse

UPDATE: We visited the lighthouse again in January 2018 Since we’re already on Barangay Zabali in Baler, we decided to go to an old lighthouse near PAG-ASA Weather Station. But this time, we did some trekking since there’s no road going...

PAG-ASA Weather Station, Baler, Aurora 2

Baler: PAG-ASA Weather Station Sidetrip

Located on the hilltop of Bgy Zabali, Baler, Aurora, at 178.2 meters above sea level. This is just one of the numerous weather stations of PAGASA scattered in different parts of the country. This station, strategically located between the Sierra...

Ditumabo Falls, San Luis, Aurora 3

San Luis: Revisiting Ditumabo Falls

  When we had the opportunity to visit the province of Aurora, I wasted no opportunity to recommend to the flock the waterfalls Aurorans are proud of — the Ditumabo Falls. It is found in Brgy. Ditumabo (obviously) in the...

As the sun gracefully exits, colorful clouds emerge (San Jose, Tarlac) 10

San Jose: Chasing Sunset at the Lake

After meditating and trekking at Mt. Resurrection where the famous Monasterio de Tarlac is located, we thought of going back to Tarlac City. As we travelled on our way, we saw a shepherd tending his flock of sheep. We were...

View of San Vicente Port  and Palaui taken from  Crocodile Island (San Vicente, Cagayan) 4

Sta. Ana: Crocodile Island

Located almost 2 kilometers from San Vicente Port in Sta Ana, this island is situated between Luzon mainland and Palaui Island. This rocky islet is called by the locals as Manidad Island, but outside it is more known as the...

The pristine beach of Nangaramoan (San Vicente, Santa Ana, Cagayan) 4

Sta. Ana: Pristine Beaches of Cagayan

Cape Engano in Palaui Island is our actual destination. It is the popular destination going to Santa Ana. However, due to some unforseen circumstances, it has been closed to tourists. This seemed unfortunate, but we are not expecting that an...

Callao Cave Eco-Tourism Zone, Peñablanca, Cagayan 7

Peñablanca: Captivating Callao Cave

I first saw the Callao Cave in our elementary school textbooks, so when we were given a chance to go here our senses were captivated by its hidden beauty. No wonder why this became a primary and famous natural tourist...