Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Cebu | Sinulog Festival 2016

Aside from amazing tourist destinations, Cebu is famous for Sinulog Festival. This much-awaited event is annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City. It commemorates the Filipino people's acceptance of Christianity  (specifically, Roman Catholicism).

photo credits to Dinno Sandoval

This year, thousands of locals and international tourists converged in the beautiful city of Cebu. They witnessed a street parade where participants are wearing in colorful costumes dance to the rhythm of drums and native gongs. They also entertained on float parade, fluvial procession, beauty pageant, bazaars, concerts and other fun activities.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

5 Must Visit Lakes in Philippines

The Philippines is well known for boasting its tropical beauty through its beautiful beaches and picturesque islands, which attracts large number tourists every year. Yet unknown to many, the lakes of Philippines are equally gorgeous, some are the most spectacular ones in the world.

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1. Taal Crater Lake, Batangas 

Taal is the world’s smallest active volcano, which has a beautiful lake inside the crater. There is a small island called Vulcan Point in this Taal Crater Lake. Taal Volcano is also surrounded by a lake, Taal Lake, which is surrounded by Luzon island. So essentially, Vulcan Point is the largest island within a lake thatis on an island on a lake on an island.  Taal Crater lake can turn brilliant blue or silver-gray, depending on the weather. The larger Taal Lake can be seen from the viewing deck of Taal Crater lake.  Taal Volcano is located about 50 km (31 mi) south of the capital of the country, the city of Manila. The trek up Taal Volcano takes around 30 minutes to an hour. The terrain can be steep occasionally, so firs time trekkers can go on horseback.


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