Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Cagsawa Church in Albay, Phillippines

Located not far from the Mayon Volcano (about six miles away) is the Cagsawa Ruins and what is left of the 16th Century Franciscan Church a.k.a. The Cagsawa Church. The church was built back in 1587 but was burned down by Dutch pirates in 1636 and rebuilt in 1724. But in February 1814, the town of Cagsawa and surrounding areas suffered one of the worst disasters when the Mayon Volcano erupted. In 2014, novelist Abdon […]

The One about the Mayon Volcano in Legazpi, Albay in the Philippines

Located in the Bicol Region of Southeastern Luzon in the Philippines is a province known as Albay.  And the capital is the City of Legazpi which is right near the Mayon Volcano. While a scenic backdrop for Legazpi, this active stratovolcano and its surrounding landscape was declared a national park in 1938 and is now called Mayon Volcano Natural Park. While beautiful, the volcano is active and the last major eruption was in 1814 which […]