Merloquet Falls found in Sitio Merloquet, Barangay Sibulao, northeast of the city proper of Zamboanga. It looks like a white curtain pinned to a lush forest wall just flowing in the wind. The falls actually has two tiers. The lower level is the more dramatic one with a height of ten meters. Merloquet falls is gentle as its water is not ravaging and wild. Rather, its water is calm, soothing, refres ...
hing and a delight of its own.
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After a week of covering Tawi-tawi's duo of festivals "Agal-agal, and Kamahardikan" Marky, Christine, Ferdz, Potpot, and I still had a whole day to spare in Zamboanga City where our flight back to Manila would be. Determined to make the most of our trip, we contacted iTourist Travel Lane to give us a quick tour of the city.
For Zamboanguenos, "merloquet" used to be a fabled place pertaining to somewhere far far away when used in colloquial conversation. Nowadays, it pertains to Merloquet Falls that has gained popularity in the recents years due to its wide pour and lovely wall of cascades. It is still far far away in Zamboanga City but I managed to visit the place as a side trip while in the region.
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Merloquet Falls is one of Zamboanga City's most visited tourist attraction. Located in Barangay Sibulao, Zamboanga City, the three tiered waterfalls can be accessed by a two hour bus/van ride and a thirty minute habal-habal ride. A short walk down a concrete staircase of 334 steps will take you to the façade of its curtain-like cascade where you can see its first two tiers.
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Enjoying our time in Merloquet Falls Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur.
Although I climb mountains frequently, I'm not really a fan of waterfalls. But when Akie and JA Paul went to Merloquet last February, I was envious. I've seen several articles about Merloquet Falls and I felt it would be a shame if I didn't see it.
I wanted to wait for a Sunday to go to Merloquet but I realized it would be better to spend my vacation leave time to go there while my granddaughter Gia was at school. That way I wouldn't feel so guilty I left her.
Suddenly diverting from my Sunday plan, I, together with my trek buddy Casimir, went to Merloquet on a Friday morning.
At p ...