Confessions of a Filipina Hiker - Janagdan Lake

Philippine’s Most Beautiful Crater Lakes

Crater lakes are bodies of water that are formed in a volcanic crater often made up of acidic content while others are of fresh water coming from precipitation, groundwater or melted ice. In no particular order, here are the most beautiful crater lakes in the Philippines.

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IN PHOTOS: Places to visit in Toledo, Cebu

LOOK: Treasures Found in Toledo, Cebu

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.

Change of Faith in Isola de Francesco

Isola de Francesco is located around 10 minutes away from Panglao island. Owned and developed by businessman Ramon Rodriguez, Isola de Francesco is a perfect place for those who want to reflect and meditate in harmony with nature. The gentle hum of the waves and the chirping of the birds in the island provides a relaxing comfort to those who seek peace of mind and wisdom amidst the troubles of mundane life.

Cheap Budget Guide to Sambawan Island

Was it wrong to visit Sambawan Island?

Reflecting on it, Sambawan Island opened a lot of opportunities for me. It made me connect with other bloggers, hikers, and people whom I would never have met had I declined Glister’s invitation. Indeed, you’ll never grow if you stayed on shores. As they say it: only rough seas make great sailors. Once in a while, you have to be bold and take risks. It’s either you win or you learn. It would take a lot of convincing because it’s really scary. But if you take risk, you also get rid of the uncertainty, of the ‘what-is’. Probably it won’t work exactly the way you hope it to be, at least you didn’t sit around playing safe while immense possibilities lie in the corner.

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