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Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Mountains on the island of Luzon, near the tri-point of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history was unknown to most people. It was heavily eroded, inconspicuous and obscured from view. It was covered with dense forest which supported a population of several thousand indigenous people, the Aetas, who fled to the mountains during the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.
Hiking Mt Pinatubo was long ago on my bucket list - so glad it finally happened. After a thrilling Jeep ride to the starting point of the trail, a guide led us on our 1.5-2 hrs each way. The trail wasn't difficult nor ardous to hike. The views on top and lakeside of the crater, as well as the hike itself, are more than rewarding for everything. Not-so-fun fact the other morning: Our friendly host and owner of Casa Hermogina informed us, that last night the Taal Volcano erupted - the very day 1 year after we hiked there.
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The highlight of our visit to Bicol was Mayan Volcano. We stayed in a hotel Casablanca suites in Legaspi that overlooked Mount Mayan and Lignon Hill. We captured great views from Lignon Hill and had fun with the zip line. I would strongly recommend a visual to Daraga Cathedral as it is an awesome church and also has great views. We visited the Caswaga ruins and rounded out our visit with a trip up the Mountain on the road to Tobaco PH. It is not well marked so you will need to be observant. The windy road is several kilometers long but well worth the vistas of the shoreline and mountain though you will probably be in the clouds and not see the top.
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Towering at more than 8,000 feet above sea-level. It is the tallest mountain peak in Central Philippines (Visayas). Kanlaon (Hiligaynon: Bolkang Kanglaon; Cebuano: Bolkang Kanglaon; Tagalog: Bulkang Kanlaon; Spanish: Volcán Canlaón), officially the Mount Kanlaon, is an active stratovolcano on the island of Negros, Philippines. It is the highest point in Negros, as well as the whole Visayas, with an elevation of 2,465 m (8,087 ft) above sea level.
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it's nice to visit the hillside of Mayon and feel the cool air and view the horizon fronting mt.Masaraga.You can see also the lava path from previous eruptions.. although most lavas flow on the other side. to reach the site,you go by Sabluyon road from Ligao City.
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Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila. Last major eruption was reported back in 1965 that affected villages in the surrounding area.
The place features a lot of sightseeing, activity and eating choices. The trek to the volcano shows the past sites of volcanic eruptions. Along the ridge, there’s a mini zoo, horseback rides and entertainment places like the Tagaytay Highlands. The place also features popular restaurants known for gourmet food, coffee and local beef dish called bulalo. Taal Volcano and Tagaytay present a lot of attractions that will satisfy every visitor or tourist.
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