What Makes Cagsawa Ruins More Popular?
Cagsawa is very rich in history, according to local historical account Cagsawa was a town during the Spanish era. The Cagsawa Ruins are the remnants of the former town and of an 18th century Franciscan church built in 1724 that was buried by the 1814 eruption of (Daragang Magayon - means beautiful lady to the locals) aka Mayon Volcano.
If you are from Sorsogon:
1. Board the Bus Queens or Don Don Liner with "Legazpi" sign and pay 80 pesos sometimes the driver won't give you a ticket and they will only ask 60 pesos. From the downtown of Legaspi take a jeepney with the sign board going to the third district (Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao, Libon, Polangui, Oas) and ask the driver to drop you off at the junction of the highway going to Cagsawa. Don't forget to remind the driver because sometimes they forgot. Look for the Cagsawa signage at the right side of the road or you can ask the locals.
2. You can go to Van Terminal in Sorsogon going to Daraga. From Daraga, you can take jeepneys going to Legaspi City and once there, pay the driver 8 pesos. (please see the no. 1 for details.)
If you are from Naga:
1. Get a tricycle or single motorcycle in the downtown of Naga City and Instruct the driver to take you to CBT. CBT is along CBD II Road and next to SM City Naga. Once there, pay the driver 8 pesos and then go to CBT.
2. Proceed to Lane 33 and wait for an airconditioned bus or Van with "Legazpi" sign. Board the bus pay 110 pesos and ask the conductor (if you are in an airconditioned bus) or the driver if you are riding the Van to drop you off at Cagsawa Ruins.
With the open spaces and plenty of city attractions, Ireland is a perfect choice for a Valentines break. There are ample activities and attractions to keep the lovebirds busy.
Fly below the Cliffs of Moher
Starting on the west coast, opt for an affordable hotel room at the local Travelodge in Galway and venture out to the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy a romantic helicopter ride around the cliffs, for a truly unforgettable experience, while also giving you a perfect setup for a trip to the Aran Islands.
Visit the Giant’s Causeway
If you’re planning on visiting Northern Ireland, be sure to check in on the Giant’s Causeway. It’s not just an impressive geological feature; Irish folklore suggests that Finn MacCool built the causeway to use as stepping stones to Scotland, to reach his lover, a Scottish giantess. How romantic!
The Home of St Valentine
With the help of Travelodge's Central Dublin hotel, you’ll be in the heart of the city and aptly placed for a Valentine’s Day to remember, with a whole host of attractions to enjoy.
Although many cynics believe that the relics were confused with those of a lesser known Saint Valentine, many others believe that the stories are true. Apparently, in the 19th century, Pope Gregory XVI gave St Valentine’s relics to the Carmelite Church in Whitefriar Street, to try and encourage Catholicism – what better place to explore on the day of love?
St Patrick’s Cathedral
Gulliver’s Travels writer, Jonathan Swift, and his beloved Stella, are buried here in the National Cathedral of Ireland. Having written much of his prose for his true love, discovering his resting place could make an, albeit a little morbid, visit on the Feast of Saint Valentine.
Take a Stroll along the South Wall
There’s nothing more romantic than a leisurely stroll with your loved one, taking in the fresh air and enjoying your surroundings. Step out into Dublin Bay and wander along the South Wall. At the end you will find Poolbeg Lighthouse and some truly awe inspiring sights of the Wicklow Mountains, Dublin Bay and the Hill of Howth; an even better experience if you’re the only ones there.
Enjoy what Ireland has to offer, with its breathtaking landscapes, intimate restaurants and romantic walks; it makes a perfect break for Valentine’s Day.