Pulangbato Falls is located in the Ocoy Valley in the town of Valencia Negros Oriental. It is aptly named so because of the waterfall's seemingly red river water which is caused by the presence of natural reddish rocks found in the area. Pula is the native word for red while bato, for rock. Thus, if interpreted, the name would be red rock.
Like many other waterfalls, swimming lagoon ...
s and pools in the town of Valencia, Pulangbato Falls is blessed with calm and refreshing waters. This is mainly because of Valencia's geography ??" 60% of its land composition being hilly and mountainous ??" that the climatic temperature is always moderate to cool.
Pulangbato Falls has a wide cascade. The water pours down into a swimming hole that is also deep enough for high dives. Enthusiasts clamber up to a nearby rock that functions as a diving point and free fall into the water basin. The shape of Pulangbato Falls has been considered unique because of its layered structure. At the first tier, the cascade begins narrowly and widens progressively as it moves down the next levels. At a distance, the waterfalls look triangular in shape.
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Negros Island is the fourth largest island of the Philippines and the second largest in the Visayas. Sugarcane plantations abound in the agricultural areas of the island. Apart from being noted as the nation's prime producer and exporter of sugar, Negros also has a lot of tourist attractions like the famous Perth Paradise Resort in Sipalay known because of its picturesque and breathtaking view. This triggered me to see it for myself.
Traveling Manjuyod Sand Bar, Pulang Bato Falls and Forest Camp, Dumaguete, Negros Oriental Philippines.
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"Twin Falls or Red Rock" Pulang Bato Red River Valley Waterfalls at Valencia, Negros Oriental
On a recent trip to Dumaguete in Negros Oriental ??" part of Nina's reunion and time together with her high school classmates ??" we were debating whether to visit Apo Island or make a return trip to Siquijor. We finally decided against it due to the rough seas and the cloudy skies. Instead we thought that this would be a good time to finally visit two waterfalls that have been hanging on our tour radars the past few years ??" the Niludhan Falls in Bayawan City and the Pulangbato Falls in Valencia.
Niludhan Falls used to be a difficult trip due to the bad state of the road ...
The thought that I used to be a nerd guy that satisfies itself with facing his smartphone, laptop and staying around the four corners of his room is dreary. On this year, 2016, I was transformed into someone to the one. I became outdoorsy, longing for adventures, physically active and it was making me the happiest person in my existence. I also ventured out into a new field where I was luckily recognized that I never thought of. Seemed like life is full of surprises, isn't it?
I've been to numerous destinations and most of them are documented in this blog, Four-eyed Laagan. All of them were ...
I was long enchanted and amazed as I was stepping into the rocks through the streams of the water and gradually seen the grandeur of Casaroro Falls. The longing jubilant soul of mine was still eager to pursue and hop into another waterfall in the rich province of Negros Oriental. This time, I went to very well-known waterfalls in the province, the Pulang Bato Falls.
It was somehow funny when I asked the trike driver on how to go Pulang Bato Falls and I was surprised that he doesn't know the place. I started to become skeptical and worry then immediately chatted my friends who've been to Pul ...