Baler is in Aurora Province. Many people commit mistake in associating Baler with Quezon Province. Aurora used to be part of Quezon but the former split from the latter many years ago.
Mount Pinatubo is a volcano and so the appropriate name should be Pinatubo Volcano. In any case, let’s stick to Mt. Pinatubo as it is known better by that name. According to experts, Pinatubo erupts every 400 years and its last eruption was in 1991.
Visitors have the impression that this city state is small in size. While it is true, it does not capture the reality that there are as much things to do and places to see here compared with larger countries. It is especially true for me as I prefer to walk rather than take the public transport.
I’m a self-confessed trainspotter and I would ride a train even for pleasure instead of simply using it as a means of transportation. When in Korea, I take trains all the time and all kinds of trains that I can see.
The locals call this Hua-Yuan Yeshi (花園夜市). Taiwan is all about food and night markets are the place where locals eat and is definitely a go-to place after sunset. Night markets can be super crowded on any given day and Flower Garden night market is no exception.
Whenever I set foot in a new place, I tend to observe more than the typical tourist. The typical tourist doesn’t waste time and usually follows a jam-packed itinerary. In my case, I do the opposite.