The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is more commonly known as the Naga Cathedral or Naga Metropolitan Cathedral. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Naga, Camarines Sur. The cathedral was built in 1595. Since then, it survived a fire in 1788, damaged by typhoon in 1856 and again damaged by an […]
The Cagsawa Ruins (also spelled as Kagsawa or Cagsaua) has symbolized the strength and resiliency of the Bicolanos in the face of calamities and destruction for almost two (2) centuries. The Cagsawa ruins is what remains of an 18th-century Franciscan church that was built in 1724 and destroyed in the eruption of Mayon volcano in 1814. […]
Rawis Beach is unique that its got black volanic sand. The view of Mayon is unobstructed, no tall buildings at least for now. The sand is really black!
Legazpi Central Terminal Aside from getting a ride, the central terminal is also a showcase of Bicol products. Stores around the terminal host different made from abaca: place mats, rugs, bags, baskets of different sizes. Of course, sweets and other treats made from the famous pili nuts are available!
Embarcadero de Legazpi is a major waterfront development in Legazpi City. Its main harbor presents an amazing view of Mayon volcano. At dusk, the harbor lights line the foot of Mayon and as the night creeps in, the light of the mall come alive. The mall consists of retail spaces, restaurants, markets, a major civic […]
St. John the Baptist Church is in Camalig, a province of Albay, Bicol Region. It was built in 1605 but parts of it was destroyed when Mayon volcano erupted in 1814. Reconstruction of the church started in 1842 and was completed in 1848. The reconstructed church is made out of blocks of lava rocks. St. […]
Donsol is a third class municipality in the province of Sorsogon. Butandings (whale sharks) come close to the shores of Donsol to feed on planktons for short period of time. The eco-tourism office in Donsol serves as the take off point for guests/tourists. Guests attend a 30-minute briefing in the office then take-off in boats […]
Vista Al Mayon Pensionne in Legazpi City, province of Albay in the Bicol Region, is a no-frills pension house. The rooms are comfortable, the place is warm and the staff are friendly and helpful.
Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave in Camalig, a municipality in Albay, Bicol Region. “Hoyop” means to blow, and inside the cave you can hear the wind blowing… The natural ventilation cools the tourists as they go through tunnels to view the stalactites and stalagmites growing for ages in the cave. Upon exit, you get a view of Mayon volcano. […]
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