Japanese Tunnel in Legazpi, Albay was formerly used by the Japanese Imperial Army. It was a perfect site to put up an arsenal, because of its 40 meters long L-shaped and 7 feet deep ground features that the Japanese took advantage as a defensive line over the incoming Americans and Filipino forces.
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Day 0: Manila to Legazpi City, Albay - We chose to go to Legazpi City by bus because it is way cheaper than by airplane, but will take you at least 12 hours of travel time. So if you have extra cash and can't take long hours of travel, it is better to travel by airplane. The DLTB Co. 2×2 air-conditioned bus fare is P810 from Cubao Bus Terminal to Legazpi City Bus Terminal.
We were supposed to depart at 8 PM but due to traffic, our bus was late for almost 30 minutes. Aside from being late, there was a problem with its radiator so we had to stop every hour to prevent it from overheating; whi ...
Ask any traveler and what are things he is looking for in a destination, and chances are it will be encapsulated by the 3Cs??"culture, cuisine and countryside.
The quaint town of Camalig, Albay have them all, and she showcased her rich cultural and culinary heritage, and its charming countryside in the recent Pinangat Festival.
The festivity is named after a signature Bicol delicacy, "pinangat", an age-old local vegetable dish which put the town in the country's culinary map with its succulent and spicy taste.
It is made up of shredded gabi leaves, red ginger, tiny shrimps (balaw) or ...
Albay seems just a small part of the Bicol region, but it has performed well in terms of tourism efforts for the past few years with Governor Joey Salceda at the helm of its operations. He is after all the Department of Tourism's first recipient of its Tourism Star award. Under his brilliant tutelage, the province is constantly serving as a shining example to its neighbours even with the threat of the unpredictable Mayon Volcano. If anything, its natural majesty even enhances every destination within the area. Most hotels and resorts in the province have managed to promote a wonderful view of ...
From Mayon Volcano with its near perfect cone to white, golden and black sand beaches, waterfalls and caves, Spanish period churches and ancestral houses, Albay is home to scenic spots and majestic structures.
The province is a complete destination for travellers who are after leisure, adventure, and new experiences.
With all that Albay has to offer guests and tourists, the Provincial Government under the leadership of Gov. Joey Sarte Salceda and Vice Gov. Harold Ong Imperial has made tourism one of its priority programs.
Albay attractions, whether natural or built wonders, are easily ...
Visiting the province of Albay is not only for witnessing the picturesque landscape of the Mayon Volcano but also to seek adventures of a lifetime. Ligñon Hill Nature Park, a must visit attraction of the city of Legazpi offers a 360 degree extreme adventure experience for its visitors. In the past, it is only known for the PHILVOCS observatory, but now a major destination for sightseers and adventurers. The road leads to the 156-meter high hill having a circular view deck on top which provides a breathtaking view of the scenic Mayon Volcano, Legazpi City and the Albay Gulf.
I went to the p ...
This Japanese Tunnel was an arsenal facility during World War II. The Japanese soldiers used the tunnel to hide themselves as well as their weaponry against the joint Filipino-American forces. Right now, the remains of this place is an excellent place to visit. But, walkin' inside that small wet tunnel with a 3-inch shoes was not that easy, LOL