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Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail - Zambales

Located at Subic Bay Freeport Zone in the province of Zambales, Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail  or simply Pamulaklakin Forest Trail is a wildlife refuge where visitors are toured deep in the forest by indigenous Aeta tour guides. Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail Details Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail got its name from the Pamulaklakin vines that abundantly grows in the area. These plants were once used by the Aetas as an alternative to vaccines. Pamulaklakin Aeta Forest Trail - Subic Freeport Zone, Zambales For my foreign readers, Aetas or Agtas are nomadic indigenous people who once lived in mountainous areas of Luzon. They are typically characterized by their dark brown skin complexion, small stature, and kinky hair. Due to their skin color, the Spanish colonizers labeled them as Negritos. Aside from that, their nomadic lifestyle and looks made the lowland people indifferent to the Aetas during the Spanish colonial period - a feeling some still have ev

Anawangin Cove - Zambales

Located several kilometers away from the town proper of Pundaquit, San Antonio in the province of Zambales, Anawangin Cove is one  (if not the most) of the tourist destinations of the province. Anawangin Cove Anawangin Cove Details Anawangin Cove  is known for its out-of-this-country like feels. Visitors of this cove would surely be awed with the unusual view of the forest of pine trees serving as the backdrop to the fine secluded beach instead of the typical coconut. The cove also has a river that adds drama to its already picturesque pine forest. The best part of it all is that this cove has little man-made structures. Anawangin Cove - San Antonio, Zambales Heading to Anawangin Cove by boat Gotta love the view here in Anawangin Cove . The place has numerous huts to rent if you don't want to get burnt by the sun Well... that was my impression when I first visited Anawangin Cove way back in 2007. Sadly, some things do change negatively... Typhoon Emong and Pep

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