The Postcard Charm of Iriga Fondly Called The City of Crystal Springs

It is one of the interconnected volcanic “breathers” in Bicol region comprised of at least 12 volcanic vent structures and complexes referred to as the “The Bicol Volcanic Arc”. Mt. Iriga is one of the three historically active, the other two being Mayon and Bulusan, and is considered the least active center of the arc having only two known recorded eruptions in historic times.

Solitude Is Not Loneliness

The coming long weekend is the time to go for the intellectual and spiritual retreat we deserve. We need to detoxify our spirit from the daily onslaught of invincible convictions viciously eroding our own sensibilities and finer feelings of empathy and moral sense.