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Mount Arayat

Mount Arayat

Located at the municipality of Arayat, Pampanga, Luzon Island, Philippines, Mount Arayat is an extinct volcano. The Mount Arayat can be viewed from the SCTEX. There is no recorded eruption of the volcano and its last activity probably dates to the Holocene era.

There is a folklore that it is considered a mystical mountain, the legendary home of Sinukuan or the Fairy known as diwata Mariang Sinukuan but in ancient Kapampangan as well as the research known to have been gathered by Henry Otley Beyer, it was and is the abode of Apung Sinukuan, rival of Namalyari of Mount Pinatubo, who is in varying versions, the son of Cargon Cargon who was mortally wounded in a fight with a giant from the Zambales Mountain Range which is said to be the home of Apu Namalyari.

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation found in Poblacion, Burgos, Ilocos Norte is one of the most beautiful sites in Ilocos Norte. It derives from the Ilocano root word Puraw which means white. It is much whiter during April and May. It is the only natural white rock formation in the Philippines.

The Kapurpurawan rock formation is located on the rocky coast of Burgos, Ilocos Norte. Burgos is located on the northwestern tip of Ilocos Norte. It is known for its creamy white and streamlined limestone formations, which have been sculpted by different oceanic and weather forces. 

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