Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Twin Falls Kalayaan Laguna

San Juan, Kalayaan, Laguna

I don't know if it's deja vu, but the moment I set foot in this small town, I felt like I've been here once. Can't remember when or how, but I considered this place very special.

How to get there:

From Manila, you can take a bus going to Sta. Cruz. You can just get in to one of those Laguna-bound buses along EDSA or go to the HM Bus terminal in Cubao (near Victory). That's about 3 hours ride, depends on the traffic.

From the HM Bus terminal in Sta. Cruz, ride a jeepney going to Paete. Kalayaan is just about 20-30 minutes away from Sta. Cruz. Just tell the driver to drop you off along San Juan. San Juan is one of the Barangays of Kalayaan. Consider the church seen on the picture below as a landmark. The road going up to where the falls is, is near this church.

From the road in San Juan, look for a tricycle to take you to the falls, you'll get there in 5 minutes. You may walk (the road going up) if you want. Have fun!

View from the front of the church.

The pool.

The "second" falls just near the pool.

The "first" falls located a few steps above the one near the pool.



OK. So, falls seems to be my blog's current theme. I am a nature lover and places like this "heals" me. The falls by the way is sometimes called, TWINS FALLS.

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19 comments:

The Scud said...

ganda ng pool. hot spring ba yan?

Ely said...

@The Scud, hindi hot spring, malamig yung tubig.

the donG said...

may lugar pala na kalayaan sa laguna. ibig sabihin nito di ko pa pala naikot ang laguna.

Ely said...

@the donG, maliit lang na town before Paete.

fufu said...

wow such a nice place... i wanna swim there =p

Ely said...

@fufu, thanks!

Jake said...

beautiful! but you know what, everytime ako makakakita ng ganyang lugar sa pilipinas or kahit saan mang bansa, nalulungkot ako, ewan ko kung bakit, lol

Ely said...

@Jake, ha? bat ka naman nalulungkot sa falls? Hehehe. Actually malungkot nga ako nung pumunta ako dyan...

Jake said...

hindi lang sa falls, basta yung malalayong lugar na maraming puno, malinis na hangin, malayo sa kabihasnan, nalulungkot ako...hindi lang para sa sarili ko, nalulungkot din ako para sa mga taong nakatira doon.

kita mo na, malungkot ka pala nung nandun ka...hmmm...bakit kaya? lol

Reyn said...

Ely, bagay ka nga sa nature.


Maganda ang nature, tas pogi ka. Match kayo. Haha.. ^^

Nice post! Gusto ko na magbakasyon.. matagal-tagal na rin nung huli akong nag out-of-town.

Ely said...

@Jake, ganun ba. Mukha lang malungkot siguro kasi tahimik, pero masaya din mga tao dun. Hehe... Hmmm...malungkot pag iniwan ka...iniwan ka sa falls. LOL

@Reyn, match kami? Baka mamya kunin na ako ni mother nature nyan. hehe

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brVince said...

malapit lang ba yan sa damin road? i mean, madali bang puntahan? parang sarap maligo dyan eh :)

Ely said...

@brVince, yup, malapit lang sa main road.

Jake said...

iniwan ka sa falls? lagot! lol

Ely said...

@Jake, oo!!! Haha

Reyn said...

LOL Ely.. hindi naman siguro..haha...


Sa SITC ka pa rin ba?

Anonymous said...

@Ely---hindi sya 'sometimes called' TWIN FALLS. Yun talaga ang pangalan nya. Thank you for visiting Kalayaan and TwinFalls.

Jico Romero

Ely said...

@Jico Romero, I mean "twins falls" with an "S". hehehe.. Google lang kc source ko kc ndi ko natanung mga locals when I was there. Thanks!