The Mayon Zigzag is a highway located in Canlaon in Negros Oriental Province. The Mayon Zigzag is the portion of the highway from the junction of Barangay Bagawines where the road ascends into a zigzag, affording a changing panoramic view of the blue waters of Tañon Strait and the island of Cebu, and hugging the foothill dwellings of farmers like toy houses surrounded by cornfields. The climb ends in Barangay Tagbino of Canlaon City. Canlaon is located 168 kilometers (104 miles) north from the provincial capital of Dumaguete and is home to the highest mountain in the province, the Kanlaon Volcano. Continue reading
The Adudusan Natural Water Slide is located in Canlaon in Negros Oriental Province. The Adudusan Natural Water Slide is naturally carved from the rock by one of the waterfalls in Canlaon. The slide is a popular destination among trekkers. Canlaon is located 168 kilometers (104 miles) north from the provincial capital of Dumaguete and is home to the highest mountain in the province, the Kanlaon Volcano. Continue reading
The OISCA Farm is a privately owned man-made lakes with the prime purpose of irrigating hundreds of hectares of rice lands, it serves as a demonstration farm of the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA) of Japan in Southern Philippines which is concerned with environmental conservation of the area. It is located nine kilometers from the city proper and southwest of the verdant mountain chain of Mt. Kanlaon in Brgy. Lumapao, approximately 400 meters above sea level with the advantage of year round coolness. The farm has turned the rocky slopes into three manmade lakes which are ideal for swimming with added gardens of sun canopy covered with vine roses or climbing ornamental flowering plants that corridors the landscape of lush green vegetation and refreshing the park for picnic and camping. Continue reading
Mount Kanlaon is the most imposing landmark in Negros Island. Its summit measured at 2,435 meters above sea level. Mount Kanlaon is an active volcano; the highest peak in Central Visayas, and 16th highest in the Philippines.
Mt Kanlaon is a complex and active volcano surrounded by several craters and volcanic peaks. Volcanic features in the area include the cinder cone of the active center and craters at the summit. It is underlain by tropical volcanic materials composed of sheeted lava flows, lahar deposits, airfall tephra and apron pyroclastic materials. Continue reading