Baler

What will you get outside for? For Berlin Amploquio, a special education teacher, it’s her desire to continue exploring the places in the Philippines that she haven’t been to while engaging in outdoor activities such as hiking, diving, running and other activities that she has yet to experience. For Janssen Paulo Dichoso Cusi, a University of the Philippines staff, it’s his love for hiking, biking, walking, camping, mountaineering, fishing, horseback-riding, kayaking and everything nature, as well as his desire to experience¬†paddle boarding and paragliding with…Continue Reading “A Weekend of Ultimate Adventure in Baler”

Only six hours away from Manila is Baler, the capital of the province of Aurora and a popular surfing destination in Luzon. But despite its proximity to Metropolis, much of Baler remains quaint and pristine.

But Baler is more than just its swells and breaks, it is now fast becoming a tourist hotspot because of its natural wonders, historic spots and other attractions.

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They call it Mother Falls, simply because it is the grandest of all waterfalls located in the vicinity, a majestic natural attraction of Baler, Aurora! Geographically speaking, Mother Falls is situated in the town of San Luis, a neigboring town of Baler, specifically in Barangay Ditumabo, where the waterfalls got its name. But its proximity to Baler makes it an ideal sidetrip when visiting the surfing capital of Eastern Luzon. Towering at around 140 feet and with the cold water from the highland of Sierra…Continue Reading “Ditumabo Falls, the Mother Falls of San Luis, Aurora!”

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Mention Baler and the first thing that will popup in everyone’s mind is surfing. And this without a doubt is true because Sabang Beach is a real surfer’s paradise. But more than surfing, the town is increasingly becoming popular not only to surfing enthusiasts, primarily because of its natural beauty, historical significance and other attractions. The capital of the province of Aurora, Baler is situated on the east coast of Luzon, fronting the roaring waves of Pacific Ocean and enclosed by the mountains of Sierra…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Baler”

Baler

I was supposed to go to Sinulog on the third weekend of January but the flights to and from Cebu on that weekend were already fully booked. So I thought of another place to go and for some reason I ended up choosing Baler. Baler is the capital of the province of Aurora, a town increasingly becoming popular not only to surfing enthusiasts. No doubt because the town is¬† blessed with natural attractions and historical spots that truly beckon. I haven’t been to Baler and…Continue Reading “Baler on a Folding Bike”

Baler Aurora Despite its proximity to Manila, which is just only six hours away, and its popularity to surfing enthusiasts, much of Baler remains quaint and pristine. The capital of the province of Aurora, Baler is now fast becoming a tourist hotspot with its natural wonders, historic spots and of course, its famous waves. Here are some of the photos I took in my recent weekend getaway in the beautiful town of Baler.