It was a typical summer morning as I walk on that trail along the river going to Tangadan Falls. After an average of an hour walking, I was finally at Tangadan Falls area.
"Ada manen ni ser en" (Sir is here again), one of the vendors said as she smiled. I smiled back and greeted her. I looked for Harry but he was not still around. They said he was down at the river making rama. Rama is a man-made fish sanctuary made out of small branches or leaves of plants and trees wherein they will dismantle it after some two weeks or more to catch whatever had dwelled in it such as eels, crabs, crayfish ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to plant one million seedlings of forest and fruit trees on 1,184 hectares of forestland in Pangasinan to replace the trees that burned due to high temperature this year.
Celso Salazar, community environment and natural resources officer in Dagupan City, said the seedlings, set to be planted in forest areas of Labrador, Aguilar, Mangatarem and Bugallon towns, will cover the forest areas in the province affected by fire from the month of January to the first two weeks of May.
Salazar said DENR will plant seedlings of fores ...
There are no cafés, bars or even convenience stores. Barely any lampposts to light the streets at night. Streets are mostly footpaths and trails, not concrete.
There's no mobile network signal either, so the addictively wired would just have to go to higher ground or find a spot on which to snag one bar with his or her phone held up in the air.
But eventually you shrug off the absence of a few urban comforts, as your attention is diverted to the natural attractions in Malico??"a mountainous terrain on the border of Nueva Vizcaya and Pangasinan in northern Luzon.
At 1,300 meters above ...