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Daranak Falls in Tanay, Rizal

Here comes summertime and people from the metro swarm the closest water bodies to ease the scorch. One of the places frequented by the city folks is Daranak Falls in Tanay, Rizal. The waterfalls offers a natural cooling effect, venting out unnecessary body heat of every patron. Since it is one of Manila’s closest, the falls vicinity usually gets crowded for the month of March to May. The cascade splits Read more

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Celebrate with the locals of Angono, Rizal as the Higantes (giant caricatures made of papier-mâché) marches the streets of the town. Higantes Festival is a two-week event which is celebrated in commemoration of the feast of the town’s Patron, Saint Clement. This century-old festival is observed with street processions, fluvial parade, concerts, beauty contest, cultural competitions, among others. Of course, the foodie treats will never be absent.

One great location to visit and reflect this Lenten season is Inday Nelly’s Mystical Cave in Antipolo City, Rizal.  This 8-level deep cave attracts both tourists and devotees because of the holy figures and biblical images naturally formed or carved to its walls. This also draws the interests of researchers because of its stalagmites and stalactites formations.