Tagged: Rock Formation

Tropical Mystique, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 3

A Tropical Mystique in Sipalay

A few years ago, a Canadian named Dean Barr came to Sipalay to help a friend in great distress. Not long after that, he found himself in the middle of a paradise. He bought a lot and built himself a...

Kaynipa Cove, Ternate, Cavite; 26

Kaynipa Cove Awaits to be Discovered

Caylabne, Puerto Azul, and Boracay de Cavite. These are just some of the beautiful beaches that can be found in the town of Ternate. But yet, there is one small cove that is just waiting to be discovered: the Kaynipa...

(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 13

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complexes of defensive islands built by the Americans at the mouth of Manila Bay. The long, narrow island is surrounded by jagged cliffs, caves, rocky shores and topped by...

Brgy. Sisiman, Mariveles, Bataan 0

Sisiman: More than just a Stopover

Ten years ago when I first had a chance to visit the town of Mariveles in Bataan. At that time, there was a serious traffic jam due to the highway construction, and we had to go to the alternate route...

View of San Vicente Port  and Palaui taken from  Crocodile Island (San Vicente, Cagayan) 2

Cagayan’s 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) 3

Pristine Beaches of Sta. Ana

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 6

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...

Also known as the Parrot's beak. It is a 60-meter natural rock formation often scaled by climbers. 6

Overcoming Fear at Pico de Loro

Part of Mt. Palay-palay National Park which can be found in the town of Maragondon. Its proximity near Manila makes it a popular destination for hikers. With the height of 664 meters above sea level, it gives a breathtaking view that even...

Mapisi Rock 1

Mapisi Rock: Biak na Bato of the North

Known as Mapisi Rock (from the Ilocano word meaning, cut or broken), is situated along the seaside of Barangay Ambucao, just 4 kilometers away from the Nat’l Highway. It is comprised of large boulder of coral rocks that is said...

Majestic  work of nature 3

Kapurpurawan Rocks!

We’ve been always visiting Kapurpurawan Rock Formation for almost 6 years, yet I always revel in that wonderful art of nature. The white rock (probably that’s why its name comes from puraw in Ilocano which means white) is the pride...