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Dia Del Galeon Andalucia

Dia Del Galeon Andalucia, the Filipinos built and modified the galleons. As many as 8,000 men cut and hauled tress to shipyards in Cavite and other parts of the country for construction or refitting. Out of 108 ships built, 30 sank.

Hinagdanan Cave

Hinagdanan Cave is a cave that is a naturally lighted cavern with a deep lagoon and many large talactites and stalagmites on Panglao, Bohol.

The Hinagdanan Cave is lit by sunlight which filters through holes in the ceiling. The underground lake is a popular swimming spot, but it has been known to test for high levels of various pollutants, since it is fed by ground runoff.


Suman is a rice cake originating from the Philippines. It is made from glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk, and often steamed in banana leaves. It is served wrapped in buli or buri palm  or Corypha leaves and usually eaten sprinkled with sugar.

Pahiyas Festival

Pahiyas is the harvest festival and is observed in the towns of Lucban, Candelaria, Tayabas, Sariaya, Tiaong and Lucena City in honor of San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers. Considered one the Philippines’ biggest harvest festivals, it is deeply rooted in the traditional celebration of thanksgiving for bountiful harvests.

Lucban is nestled at the foot of Mt. Banahaw and is about 26 kilometers from Lucena City, the provincial capital of Quezon Province. Bounded on the north by Luisiana, Laguna, on the west by Majayjay, Laguna, on the east by Sampaloc, Quezon and on the south by Tayabas, Quezon.

The town is approximately 160 kilometers from Metro Manila via Lucena City and 133 kilometers from Metro Manila using the Sta. Cruz-Pagsanjan route in Laguna. The average travel time is three and a half hours.

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