Mount Vulcan

Mambajao, Camiguin

Mount Vulcan and Mount Hibok-Hibok are the northernmost and the only active volcanic vents in Camiguin. Mt. Vulcan, ironically known as the Old Volcano 671 m, is actually the youngest volcano in the island, born in 1871 starting as a fissure vent on the northwestern flank of Mount Hibok-Hibok 1,330 m.

As a parasitic cone of Hibok-Hibok, Mount Vulcan is still considered part of volc ...

ano. Some of the other flank domes of the volcano are Carling Hill, Tres Marias Hills and Piyakong Hill. Ilihan Crater is the site of the 1950 eruption.  Wiki

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  • A History Of The Philippines Camiguin Island And Its Culture A Glimpse Of The Beginnings Of Catarman And Its Sunken Cemetry

    A History Of The Philippines Camiguin Island And Its Culture A Glimpse Of The Beginnings Of Catarman And Its Sunken Cemetry

    Philippines, an archipelagic country within Southeast Asia, as we know it, is very rich in historical and cultural heritage. Wherever you go, you can always find something interesting to learn and know about. This country, as we can observe, consists of different and various traditions and cultures that are due to the different influences of the different colonizers that happened to occur. That even our language has a mix or is derived from foreign words. All having unique stories of places, things, personas, and events that connect us to the past, even before the Spanish, Japanese, and Americ ...

  • Camiguin An Island Worth Visiting For

    Camiguin An Island Worth Visiting For

    What does a traveler look for a possible next destination? Beaches with fine white sand? Magnificent sceneries, or wonderful nature? Friendly locals, or a place you can call home for a couple of days? Name it! Camiguin has it all for you! From fine white-sand island beaches and natural wonders, up to the very hospitable locals, truly, Camiguin Island is worth visiting for!

    Located in the Northern part of Mindanao, this second smallest province of the Philippines ??" Camiguin, is making a huge impact, and is making its own name when it comes to being a tourist destination. Aside from having ...

  • Camiguin Trip Walkway To The Old Volcano And Stations Of The Cross

    Climbing, Hiking or Trekking, what ever you want to call it. But we walked our way up this trail. Check out the awesome view of Camiguin Island from the top.

    Mt. Vulcan can be hiked by way of the Stations of the Cross or The Walkway in Bonbon, Catarman. On the trail are the statues depicting the Roman Catholic Stations of the Cross, which are 14 events in the crucifixion of Jesus, at intervals on the climb. They are a memorial to the dead from the last eruption in the 1950s. Mt. Vulcan, which is locally called the Old Volcano, is a misnomer as it is actually the youngest volcano on the isla ...

  • Camiguin A Story of Volcanoes Hot Springs Waterfalls and Gorgeous Beaches

    Camiguin A Story of Volcanoes Hot Springs Waterfalls and Gorgeous Beaches

    Size is not enough to decide whether or not a place is beautiful. There are areas in the world that are big, yet are too plain that when you visit, you'd quickly get bored. On the other hand, there are places which, despite their very small size, offer seemingly endless attractions all worth visiting.

    One such place is the pearl-shaped island of Camiguin. The name of the island was derived from the "kamagong" tree which are aplenty in the land of the Manobos (the earlier inhabitants of the island) in northeastern Mindanao. This historical account is supported by linguists since the local la ...

  • Camiguin through a prism

    Camiguin through a prism

    It was not the lanzones festival, yet we were nonetheless welcomed with basketfuls of the succulent fruit as we checked in one early morning at the Camiguin Highland Resort. Perched among roll- ing hills, it gave us a view of the edge of the lanzones plantation, with the tree trunks ??" instead of the branches ??" heavily clumped with the matte yellow globules.

    Camiguin is often called the Island of Fire, and for good reason. Given birth by raw flame, earth and ocean, it has grown into a lush green landscape with good people and an abundance of delights for any visitor.

    Most famous among ...

  • Volcano island offers primal treats

    Volcano island offers primal treats

    With more volcanoes (seven) than towns (five), this island-province in Northern Mindanao has the most number of volcanoes per square kilometer than any other island on earth.

    Not surprisingly, Camiguin offers both prime treats and primal threats. Not only waterfalls, hot and cold springs, soda water pools, a powdery white sandbar they call White Island, dramatic dive spots teeming with an astonishing variety of underwater life, and breathtaking mountain trails leading to out-of-the-way lakes, but also doleful volcanic ruins and a sunken cemetery marked by an eerie white cross jutting out of ...