In case you’re spending a day or some few hours in Cebu City, don’t feel obligated to visit those faraway beaches and waterfalls. Being in Cebu City is already an achievement on its own. Make the most of your trip and visit nearby areas that will allow you to learn as much about Cebu’s culture, heritage, and geography.
Once you get a taste how wonderful it is to chase waterfalls in Cebu, you’ll eventually be craving for more. Aside from wonderful beaches, Cebu
A Yellow Lake in Cebu? Sounds crazy right? This was also our initial reaction upon hearing those words from the locals whom we interacted during our short trip around Cebu. But well, blessed are the curious for they will have adventures. From Lake Kadamon, we took an uphill hike going to a seemingly barren area. The environment was rather peculiar. The place was so humid. The trees and plants growing looked really dry. And the soil was colored… yellow! No wonder, the locals described it as “magical”. We followed the trails going to an open area and saw the Yellow Lake that they were talking about.
Sirao Peak comes in various names – Mt. Kan-irag and Sibugay to name a few. Whatever suits you, I’m sure you’ve come across or even hiked already this familiar highland within the borders of Cebu City. Despite the ongoing commotion and healthy arguments among local outdoorsmen, the highlands of Cebu remains as a beautiful sanctuary for those who seek refuge away from the hassles of the city. For this reason, many aspiring hikers would like to try hiking and camping at Sirao Peak.
It was through an invitational post on Cebu Wanderer’s Group that I got a chance to visit Toledo – the gateway to the western part of Cebu Province. It is the home of the Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation, now Carmen Copper Corporation. Planning to join a treasure hunt as well in Toledo City? Here’s what what we found.
You know you had a great childhood when you have tons of stories to tell about summer. Those crazy games you played, tricks you mastered,