Cambugahay Falls are located in Tigbawan, Lazi, Siquijor. Visitors may choose from either a river or forest trek to get to the waterfalls. Secluded and relatively underexplored, the waterfalls beckon trekkers for a refreshing dip.
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Siquijor is an island located southwest from the island of Bohol. My former classmate said Siquijor could be the younger sister of the bigger brother Bohol. But, it could be the other way around. That was he thought.
Back then, I only knew a few things about Siquijor. One, its the hometown of my late grandfather Teofisto Padayhag.
Also, Ive heard stories about potions and folk healers associated with it. Still, the island province has fascinated me for the longest time, and I vowed to visit Siquijor after college.
Year 2015, and I saw friends photos of Siquijor on Facebook its white sand beaches, giant balete tree, scenic waterfalls, sunrise and sunset. At that moment, I made plans to go. Alas, I couldnt find company so I had to push back my travel plans.
Siquijor continued to appear in my news fe ...
As we all know, Siquijor is a place of sorcery or magic. And good thing I belong in this generation that does not believe in superstitions anymore. I have the courage to explore this beautiful Island full of magic.
The busy and rumbling streets at home prompted me to hurry up and catch the first trip to Dumaguete last weekend. In the process of figuring things out on my travel details, I skipped the often long queues of my mind to exhaust its limits, and yes, divulge in a never ending mill of over thinking.
I wanted a quick move to somewhere quiet, and so after a bus ride and a port transfer, I found myself dipping in the wonders of Siquijor.
Gone are the days that the island paradise was received with more caution than excitement. The local tourism council of Maria Siquijor and Larena, for example ...
What lies in the heart of Siquijor is a 400-year old Balete Tree. This tree is enchanting as it is also connected to a small blue pond with tiny fishes that nibble on your feets dead skin cells. Dont worry, it wont hurt. Itll just tickle! Its a great spot to just sit and relax. This place also has booths that sell love potions and voodoo dolls. They also have a coconut stand where you can buy buko for just PHP 30.
This is a long overdue trip. Weve been planning to visit Siquijor last year but we did not have the chance to do so. But at last, in the busy month of June where I tried a lot of things for the first time including freediving, visiting this mystical Island was part of the awesome list.