"Penablanca, Cagayan" Penablanca by monina_c
Penablanca Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 88 photos
This town used to be a part of Tuguegarao, Cagayan. Its rich flora and fauna attracted a lot of hunters in the 18th century. This led to it being settled and named "Barrio Bubug", so named after the dapdap trees (Erythrina variegata Linn. var. orientalis (Linn.) called "bubug" in Ybanag. Incidentally, it was first settled by a group of Ybanag hunters from Tuguegarao who later turned to kaingin farming in addition to hunting.
It was later named Peñablanca by a spanish friar in honor of the white rocks that abound. in the vicinity.
Its most popular tourist attraction is The Callao Cave Resort. The guide who walked us through the caves informed us that Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. visited the cave in 1932.
The odour of tobacco leaves drying in the sun permeated the air as we drove towards the Callao Caves. This reminded me that one of the products that bring income to the people of this province is this very controversial weed!
- Pros:Refreshing River, Beautiful Caves
- Cons:Too far from Tuguegarao!
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