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Decawake Clark Cable Park - Pampanga

Located in Angeles City in the province of Pampanga, Decawake Clark Cable Park is the only cable park in Central Luzon. However, it is the second Decawake Cable Park in the Philippines. The first one was built in Davao a few years back. Decawake Clark Cable Park Decawake Clark Cable Park details Decawake Clark Cable Park - Angeles City, Pampanga I have been to Pampanga on several occasions and I know that the province is a must-visit destination for bloggers. The province of Pampanga is known for the Hot Air Balloon Festival and its numerous century-old churches. Aside from that, the province is also popular with those with adventurous stomachs. There are several restaurants with unique dishes made from frogs, crickets, and other things not worth mentioning. (I have lots of readers with weak stomachs but powerful imaginations.) Ready for some action? 3 more years of doing this consistently and I'll one of those champions! Nah! That's not me... Crowd watc

17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012: Cultural Adventure

Celebrated in Clark Freeport Zone in Angeles City Pampanga every second week of February, the   Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is considered the biggest aviation sports event in the Philippines. Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012 Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012 Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is a four-day event that showcases a number of aerial exhibitions and ground events which is flocked by thousands of local and foreign visitors annually. 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012 The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta or much commonly known as Hot Air Balloon Festival started in 1994, three years after the devastating Mt. Pinatubo eruption. Its main aim is to help jump-start the economy and morale of the people residing in the lands destroyed by the eruption. The event is from February 9 -12 The  Hot Air Balloon Fiesta  was successful in the few years after its launch. However, due to financial difficulties, it was canceled in 1999

Bacolor Church - Pampanga

One of the most visited churches in the province of Pampanga is Bacolor Church . It is located in Bacolor, one of the oldest towns in the province. Bacolor Church Bacolor Church History Bacolor Church was built in 1576, the church was named after San Guillermo, the patron saint of Bacolor. Like most Spanish built churches, San Guillermo Parish Church also depicts a Baroque architectural design. Bacolor Church - Bacolor, Pampanga The statue of Christ seen at the facade of Bacolor Church Bacolor Church interior Bacolor Church was destroyed by an earthquake in 1880 and was rebuilt six years later. After that, the town and Mother Nature coexisted peacefully for a long time. That's why the townspeople were caught unprepared when the dormant Mt. Pinatubo suddenly erupted in 1991. Bacolor Church altar Recuerdos and icons of Bacolor Church Miraculously, the town and the church was spared during the powerful eruption. However, in 1995, heavy rains dissolved t

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