I am in love with this world . . . I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, felt the the oppression of its heat, the drench of its rains, the fury of its winds, and always have beauty and joy waited upon my goings and comings. John Burroughs
When we think about Zamboanga City, images of colorful vinta, Yakan-weaved products and historical vista like Fort Pilar usually comes to mind. But for the past years, the city government has been promoting Asia’s only Latin city as an eco-tourism hub.
Being the Philippines’ third largest city in terms of land area, Zamboanga seems to have several well-kept natural wonders that will sooner or later lure us nature-trippers. One natural treasure that is rapidly becoming a favorite attraction from among backpackers and visitors alike, is the magnificent Merloquet Falls.
My second visit to this Chavacano-speaking city in Mindanao gave…
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