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  • Mount Mandalagan Trekkers Told To Secure Permits

    Mount Mandalagan trekkers should secure permits from the City Environment and Natural Resources Office and other offices, according to the head of Talisay City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO).

    CDRRMO Head Geoffrey Gutierrez said it is important for trekkers to comply with the permits so that authorities can also be informed about their activities.

    He added that trekkers should also bring with them a member of Bantay Bukid to guide them on the trail.

    The number of tour guides will depend on the number of trekkers, Gutierrez said.

    This Holy Week, trekkers are allow ...

  • A Day Of Adventure

    Molocaboc Island is a small barangay under the city of Sagay, Negros Occidental (Philippines). It was a 2 hour ride from Bacolod to Sagay City and you could either get there via private vehicle or you could ride a bus going to Sagay at the North Bus Terminal in Bacolod City.

    When we arrived at the port, there were a lot of passenger boats used by the residents in order to get to the island but you cannot just ride one unless you know someone from the island who could provide you with a passenger boat (*the boat could accommodate at least 20 persons) since the boats are only used by the pe ...

  • Cherry Blossom Trees Discovered In Negros Town

    Japan and Korea are widely known for their cherry blossom trees. Do you know that these trees can already be found in the Negros Province?

    Undeniably, lots of people most especially Filipinos dream of visiting Japan or Korea someday to witness the eye-capturing cherry blossom trees. Fortunately, it can now be found in the Philippines – specifically in La Castellana, a town in Negros Occidental.

    Based on a recent feature article in Choose Philippines, the people living in the town has just recently noticed that Palawan cherry blossoms are growing in the town's mountainous areas.

    The ...

  • Negros Occidental Enchanting Mag-aso Falls Of Kabankalan City

    The beach isn't the only place you can go to for the summer. There are a lot of other destinations that you can opt to choose from. And one destination that you must not miss out for this summer is the enchanted and beautiful Mag-Aso Falls in Negros Occidental.

    Mag-Aso falls is located in Barangay Oringao, in the city of Kabankalan, in Negros Occidental. The waterfalls' name, Mag-Aso, originated from the hiligaynon word, aso'. Which actually means smoke. Wondering why smoke? It is because the twin falls, with the height of eight meters, create smoke after it falls. It's powdery blue waters ...

  • Cherry Blossoms Found At The Foot Of The Highest Peak Of Negros Island

    La Castellana is a first class municipality in Negros Occidental named after Spain's "Paseo de La Castellana" in Madrid. The town is located at the base of Kanlaon Volcano and is famous for its annual festival, Bailes de Luces, and for its scenic spots.

    Did you know that you can also find cherry blossom trees in this town? It was just recently noticed by the townsfolk that Palawan cherry blossom trees are growing in the mountain areas of the town which is part of the Kanlaon National Park and Forest Reserve.

    It is said that the cherry blossoms color changes depending on the month or seas ...

  • Island History And Mountain In Negros Occidental

    Lakawon, The Ruins and Mambukal, Negros Occidental, Philippines

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    Tawhai Floating Bar - 4:03
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    The Ruins - 5:48
    Mambukal Mountain Resort - 6:31