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JOURNEY TO THE TAAL CRATER April 21, 2008

Posted by Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD in Tourism.
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Yes, I am back in the blogosphere! I had a very nice vacation in some islands here in our country. I spent most of my time with my family and also visited some of our relatives. But this time, I would like to share our Pantas Class adventure, together with Fr. Raul and Fr. Ronnie as we journeyed through the waters and hiked for hours just to see the crater of the world famous Taal Volcano.

No, this is not yet the Taal Volcano! This is what our tour guide said to us.
The crater can be found on the other part of the mountain.
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This is the other side of the mountain.
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Yes, there are people living peacefully at the foot of the volcano.
Most of them are fisher folks.
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Ahh, the sight is breath-taking!
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To reach the crater, we had to endure the mini-sandstorm created by our own sandals.
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Frt. Gil, Frt. Jojo and Fr. Raul rested for a while.
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Lo and behold, the Taal Volcano crater!
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In this very crater, a small island is growing.
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It was a great experience to see the Taal crater.
Just like every nature-friendly mountaineer,
we took nothing but pictures;
we left nothing but footprints;
we killed nothing but time.
JO5L0051

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1. Dan - April 21, 2008

Grabe, ang galing nyo naman. congratulations for conquering the taal volcano. sana makapunta din ako diyan

2. Joy - April 21, 2008

hehe congrats!

3. Anonymous - April 22, 2008

indeed you know the motto of mountaineers: “take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.” Congratulations!

4. Tahn - April 25, 2008

Hi there! You are invited to to participate in a blogging FGD conducted by a team from dot ph domain (i.ph) . Tentative date would be April 29 (Tuesday) after office hours, around 630 onwards. FGD will last for approximately 2 hours. Snacks will be provided. Please leave a msg on my board so we can discuss details as to when you are free🙂 Thanks!🙂

5. iSSa - April 26, 2008

wow! pwede pala puntahan crater?? nakuntento na lang ako picture from afar sa crater.. ang ganda pala up close! =)

http://melissasolito.blogspot.com/2008/04/bye-tagaytay.html

6. Keiko - April 30, 2008

It was really a fulfilling 2 hours walk(uphill downhill, no horse ride hehe). I was there few weeks ago and the experience was really great!!! Buti ka pa may pictures, film gamit ko that time di ko pa napa-scan hehe

Thanks for sharing your experience🙂


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