The El Kabayo Equestrian Center is located in Binictican, in the Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales Province. The center uses horses imported from the U.S., Argentina, and Australia. The breeds include thoroughbreds, saddlebreds, quarter horses and even a few standardbreds. The horses are a great contrast to the native breeds normally found in the Philippines. Even if riding is not on your agenda, a visit here is well worth the trip even if it is only to admire the magnificent horses, and trot to Kabayo Falls. To get to the El Kabayo Equestrian Center, if you are coming from Manila, take the North Luzon Expressway, then go straight for the Subic Expressway. Continue reading
The Gubat Learning Center is located in Upper Cubi, Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales Province. The center educates, motivates and empower people to understand, enjoy and protect the environment through various exit modules. The storyline highlights the bats and how they relate to the total forest ecosystem. Its is about the whole range of life-forms and ecosystems found in the Philippines, or simply put, the best of Philippines biodiversity.As we mark this year’s International Biodiversity Day with the theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture”, we witness the erosion of the world’s biologically diverse genetic resources through biotechnology, natural disasters, land degradation and climate change. Their telephone contact number is 252-5233. Continue reading
The Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway is the country’s longest expressway at 93.8 kilometers (58 miles). Started in April 2005, the expressway, also known as SCTEX, started operations in 2008, with the opening of the Subic-Clark Segment and Zone A of the portion of Clark-Tarlac Segment. The opening of Zones B and C of the remaining Clark-Tarlac Segment on July 25, 2008 signaled the full operations of the SCTEX.
The SCTEX seeks to transform the Central Luzon region into a world-class logistics hub in the Asia-Pacific region through the integration of economic activities in the Subic Bay Freeport, the Clark Freeport Zone, and the Continue reading
The Aytas are called Negritos for their dark skin and kinky hair. They landed on the archipelago more than 30,000 thousand years ago and are thought to be the earliest inhabitants of the Philippines. The Negritos share some physical features with African pygmy populations.
Nowadays, rare is the Ayta wearing traditional clothing: the bahag (loincloth) for men and wraparound skirts for women. They now use urban attire. Ayta women are skilled in weaving, plaiting, and producing household containers, rattan hammocks, and winnowing baskets of excellent quality. Nomadic Ayta build temporary settlements made of indigenous materials, such as forked sticks, palm or banana leaves, cogon, and bamboo.
Zoobic, the only tiger safari in the Philippines, is an easy drive of three hours from Manila through the North Luzon Expressway. Set in a sprawling 13.60 hectare woodlands of Subic, Zoobic Safari is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. It is home to different kinds of animals, both endangered and endemic species.
Found in the forests atop the Subic Freeport Zone, guests can also enjoy the park’s amenities, including the Zoobic Lodge at Tiara (Crown Peak). It is a safari-inspired rooms where guests can stay after their adventure at the park.
Strategically located at the heart of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, along Rizal Highway, Harbor Point is the first of its kind in Subic and Olongapo City, offering the best of retail, dining and entertainment in the city. Inspired by the scenic images of the Subic Bay harbor, the three-storey, 6.5 hectare development is designed to complement Subic’s love for the outdoors. A center for the active lifestyle as mall interiors open to outdoor spaces where family and friends can enjoy quality moments.
Harbor Point is a wealth of retail choices, featuring a mix of popular and local foreign brands, first in Subic Continue reading