Bernardo Carpio, Wawa Dam, Mt. Pamitinan, Mt. Binacayan, Mt. Hapunang Banoi, Wawa Dam, Rodriguez, Rizal

Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal

Earth shattering and deafening noise of colliding rocks were seldom heard in the mountains of San Mateo. It’s said to be caused by someone with enormous footprints along the riverbanks, a giant named Bernardo Carpio. A story any kid would remember while living in the province of Rizal. I recently visited Rodriguez and the story … Continue reading Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal

Balbalasang Balbalan National Park

Travel Guide: Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park

Know before you go. 1,338 hectares of visually appetizing mountainous forest park. Home to a total of 89 species of birds, 23 species of mammals, 13 species of amphibians, 13 species of reptiles,(1) and at least 105 Philippine flora endemics. (2) And crystal clear river system. Truly a nature tripper’s paradise. No wonder why Balbalasang, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park