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Tagaytay Viewing Deck

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Tagaytay City lies on top of the Tagaytay Ridge, which, at 640 m (2,100 ft) above sea level, is the highest point in Batangas. The ridge provides a spectacular view of Taal Lake and Taal Volcano in Batangas. This view supports Tagaytay main industry, which is tourism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tagaytay

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A: Sky Ranch Houses The Tallest Ferris Wheel Tagaytay City Philippines

摄影师Alexis Estenor, 距离此处100远

Sky Ranch, the newest entertainment and leisure complex by SM Corporation, located at the Southern Ta...

Sky Ranch Houses The Tallest Ferris Wheel Tagaytay City Philippines

B: Sky Ranch Tagaytay City Houses the Tallest Ferris Wheel in the Philippines

摄影师Alexis Estenor, 距离此处160远

Sky Ranch Tagaytay City is the newest theme park created by the SM Development Corporation. It houses...

Sky Ranch Tagaytay City Houses the Tallest Ferris Wheel in the Philippines

C: Overlooking Taal Volcano

摄影师Alex Dennis Bolado, 距离此处580远

Tagaytay City provides a good view of the Taal Volcano. The city is a popular summer tourist destinat...

Overlooking Taal Volcano

D: Cottage at Tagaytay

摄影师Alex Dennis Bolado, 距离此处580远

Cottage at Tagaytay

E: The Lake Hotel

摄影师Jerry SMV Segador, 距离此全景1.9

360 panorama of The Lake Hotel in Tagaytay City. This affordable hotel offers an excellent view of Ta...

The Lake Hotel

F: Tagaytay View of Lake Taal

摄影师Robert Snache, 距离此全景2.1

The spectacular view of Lake Taal from Tagaytay, Philippines.  It's a tourist spot that offers wide p...

Tagaytay View of Lake Taal

G: Spiritual Retreat of IV-Sulu at CBCP Center, Tagaytay

摄影师Alexis Estenor, 距离此全景3.7

My advisory class during their spiritual retreat at the CBCP NASSA BEC Development Center, Tagaytay C...

Spiritual Retreat of IV-Sulu at CBCP Center, Tagaytay

H: G&M

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I: Palace in the Sky

摄影师Roy Alvarez, 距离此全景10.8

Palace in the Sky , the unfinished mansion of former President Ferdinand Marcos, has been converted a...

Palace in the Sky

J: Taal Crater Lake

摄影师Fung Yu, 距离此全景11.3

The Taal crater lake... the smallest active volcano in the world.

Taal Crater Lake



The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land bridge which existed at the time.

The name comes from Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal, who explored the Philippines in 1521. He claimed them in service of Spain, naming them after Prince Philip. Spain controlled the Philippines for the next 350 years until the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

Here's a picture of Fort Santiago, where the national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. He was a poet and novelist who supported peaceful reform, rather than violent revolution, against the Spanish government.

This is one of poems in which he describes the creation of the world, as a gift to his mother:

"Say they that tell of the world, the first dawn of the sun, the first kiss that his bosom inflamed, when thousands of beings surged out of nothing, and peopled the depths, and to the heights mounted, to wherever his fecund kiss was implanted"

Violent revolution broke out anyway and the Philippines changed hands from Spanish, to American, to Japanese control over the next fifty years. Following World War Two they finally became an independent republic.

Back to the beautiful ocean! You can dream about the Cafe Del Mar resort next time you find your screen saver kicking in when you're still sitting at the desk staring blankly. There's a series of DJ mixes with this title but I don't know if it refers to the same place. I would not be surprised.

Annnnd to really get you buying your plane tickets...

the sunset over Borocay White Beach!

Text by Steve Smith.