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  • The Ambongdolan Caves Of Tublay Benguet Bengaongao Cave

    The Ambongdolan Caves Of Tublay Benguet Bengaongao Cave

    I thank the powers-that-be that I am not claustrophobic; otherwise, I'd have missed out on a lot. Checking out caves being one of them. It's certainly not the most glamorous of activities. Not the cleanest, either, so it's not for the faint of heart. Or clean-freaks. In fact, the dirtier you get, the more fun it is. …OK, that… sounded wrong. Let's just get to exploring Bengaongao Cave, shall we?

    Picking up from where I left off in my last #itsmorefuninbenguet and #itsmorefuninthephilippines post, where we paid a visit to Paterno Cave, we resurfaced and went back up to the main road to ...

  • Cordillera Forests In Peril Says Regional Group

    Cordillera Forests In Peril Says Regional Group

    The forests of the Cordillera region, the vital watershed of northern Luzon, are in peril of disappearing, a regional group warned Monday, the International Day of Forests and Trees.

    Citing government data, the Cordillera People's Alliance said that, as of last year, "In 2015, government data reveals that the forest cover of the region is 47 percent and it decreasing by at least 300-500 hectares every year."

    Abigail Anongos, CPA secretary general, said more alarming is local and national governments' lack of urgency in addressing the threat.

    "The case of Mount Data (in Mountain Provin ...

  • Ambongdolan Tublay Benguet

    Ambongdolan Tublay Benguet

    The good thing with working - you can earn to pay for your travel. The good thing with being an on the job trainee - they pay for your trip. I wanna thank the Office of the Provincial Accounting for giving us this opportunity.

    I did not bring my camera for the first cave so most of the stalactites and stalagmites in my collage are the ones seen from Bengaongao. Paterno cave has a narrow entrance, you gotta do some crawling and some other stuffs that makes you feel alive. There are lots of rock formations visible especially with creative imaginations. The caves, as the tour guide has said, w ...