Mt Beautiful aka Mayon Volcano January 1st 2011 Well folks - I've done it, I have 'touched' Mayon. Last major eruption was this time last year.
We went up the side to an elevation of about 820 metres above sea level (summit is something like 2.5km I think) and this is as far as the car could go. The scenery from up there is breathtaking ;-) . I think we're going to revisit when the weather improves.
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Asia » Philippines » Albay » Guinobatan The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more