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  • Adventure at the Mount Romelo - Buruwisa

    Although considered as one of the more famous climbs for mountaineering newbies, Mt. Romelo is better known for its waterfalls, namely: Buruwisan Falls, Lanzones Falls, Sampaloc Falls, Sapang Labo Falls, Batya-Batya Falls, Old Buruwisan, and Twin Falls (some say there is an 8th, "Diwata Falls, but I failed to verify this with the locals) that continue to serve as its crowd-drawers throughout the year.

    Located in quaint Siniloan, Laguna, Mt. Romelo (although some fondly refer to it as Mt. Famy in reference to the adjoining town of Famy, Laguna) is regarded as a fun climb at 240 MASL. Neverth ...

  • Lanzones Falls in Laguna

    Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation that occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a divine mystery, or a waterfall.

    In our youth, is within our adventurous heart to chase waterfalls. But as we grow older and gain wisdom, we learn not to chase something we think we need but in reality, we do not. We learn to stick with what we know and be happy with what we have.

    Seems heavy right? Good thing we can always explain something literally and that is what I had experience in Mount Romelo - to chase waterfalls literally.


  • Ride Hike To Sampaloc Falls - Siniloan L

    Sampaloc Falls is one of the hidden waterfalls located in Mt. Romelo of our adjacent town, Siniloan. This is the alternate path in going to the falls and it took us approx. less than 1 hour to reach said waterfalls. Jump-off point: Pangil, Laguna
    ^ Motor ride from Manila East Road (Brgy, Sulib, Pangil, Laguna) to Km. 5 (Brgy. Galalan, Pangil, Laguna)- approx. 10 mins.

    ^ Then hike from Km 5. (Brgy. Galalan) to Sampaloc Falls (Siniloan)- approx. 30-45 mins.

    * Buntot Palos (Eel's Tail) Falls/Hidden Falls - Pangil, Laguna
    * Balagbag Falls - R ...

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