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Kawa-Kawa Hill

Kawa-Kawa Hill is located in Ligao City, province of Albay, Bicol Region. We passed by Kawa-Kawa Hill on our way to CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC). Kawa-Kawa Hill is sometimes described as a hill without a hilltop. Its name comes from the word “kawa” translated means cauldron, which is the same shape as a crater on top […]

Our Lady of Penafrancia Church

Our Lady of Peñafrancia Minor Basilica

Our Lady of Peñafrancia is the Patroness of the entire Bicol Region. Her image used to be housed in a small chapel. Because of the growing number of devotees, the Our Lady of Peñafrancia Minor Basilica was built. It is considered as the largest Marian pilgrimage in Asia. The basilica is located in the the outskirts […]


CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC)

CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) is a park designed for various kinds of watersports. It is located in the Provincial Capitol Complex in Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur. This 6-hectare watersports facility is spread over 2 man-made lakes. One is for wakeboarding, wakeskating, kneelboarding and waterskiing, day and night. It is cable-driven and caters to beginners and […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

The Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, in Legazpi City, is on a hill top. As you walk up a steep walkway, you’ll pass by life-sized displays of Jesus Christ’s stations of the cross along the way. At the top, you get a great view of the city and a breath taking glimpse of Mayon volcano.

Naga Metropolitan Cathedral

Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

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 […]

Church of Cagsaua

Cagsawa Ruins

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

Rawis Beach

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

Legazpi Central Terminal

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

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 […]

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