Tag: mindanao

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Mt. Kanlaon - Highest Mountain in the Visayas

ALERT: Active Volcanoes in the Philippines

There are about 300 volcanoes situated in the Philippines – 24 of them are active. According to PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology), there are several volcanoes in the country because it is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire wherein the boundaries of two tectonic plates are situated – the Philippine Sea Plate and the Eurasian Plate – which subduct or dive beneath the Philippine archipelago, along the deep trenches along its east and west seaboard.

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What to do in General Santos when you’ve got nothing to do?

While we’re on our way to GenSan, a friend suddenly messaged me and asked what am I doing in the said place. “What are you doing there? There’s nothing much to do there.” Coming from a local of the place who happened to currently work in Cebu, she was particularly right. However, after several days spent in GenSan, I’ve learned that there’s more to the city aside from Manny Pacquiao and tuna.

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How to Survive a Solo Trip to Zamboanga, Tawi-tawi, and Basilan with a 4K BUDGET

My Mindanao trip was more than amazing because of the warmth that you extended. You made me realize that this will never be called a solo backpacking trip because I was never alone. Wherever I go, good Samaritans are always present. This blog post would never be enough to show how I greatly appreciated your hospitality and for changing my views about your magnificent place. Surely, there’s more to life than what mainstream media shows.