Mayon Planetarium is located in Tabaco, Albay. Its about 1 hour trip from Legazpi City, situated on the "waistline" of the volcano, or midway to its summit. This is the closest thing you can get to the volcano's crater. Near the site is where PAGASA's seismological instruments are installed to monitor the volcano's activity.
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For all its friendliness, quaint town romance & encompassing acceptance of the diversity of humankind, Tabaco City prides itself as Bicol's City of Love. Here, this affection is as hot as its chili, as easy breezy as its coastal fringes & as heartwarming as you can imagine.
Like the bottles of soda in the back of the multicab, my nerves were a-rattle. There was a nagging thought at the back of my mind as yet to be fully formed, but already it was frustrating me.
We travel initially to lose ourselves. We travel, next, to find ourselves. ??" Pico Iyer
It took 31 years for most of us to come home to Legazpi. We graduated in 1985, when our school was still called, "Science Oriented High School" of Aquinas University. We were less than a hundred as a batch; two classes only per year level. The idea of the Dominicans was to form students in the 'sciences' ??" not just in the hard sciences as Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
According to Fr. Orlando Aceron OP, our beloved principal, we were also to be educated in the 'other sciences' as Logic and Philoso ...
Located halfway to the peak of the eastern slope of Mayon Volcano and in the jurisdiction of Tabaco City in the province of Albay is the Mayon Skyline View Deck also known as the Mayon Rest House.
Formerly known as the Mayon Skyline Hotel, the establishment was long been shut down due to the unpredictability of Mayon Volcano. Luckily for the aging establishment, it was preserved by the local government of Tabaco City. The place was also improved by adding the planetarium, zipline and the wall climbing facilities also known as the Mayon Planetarium and Science Park. However, during our visi ...
After a heavy lunch in Waways, we proceeded to the Mayon Planetarium in Tabaco, Albay. Its about 1 hour trip from Legazpi City. We passed bridges and residential areas which showed boulders and volcanic debris from previous volcanic eruptions.
We also passed the town of Malilipot, the main source of nice abaca bags sold in Manila and abroad. After a long climb to the zigzagging road with stations of the cross, we finally saw the signature dome of a planetarium.
The Mayon Planetarium is situated on the "waistline" of the volcano, or midway to its summit. This is the closest thing you can ...