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They are reached by a three mile trip from
Santa Cruz which is by the lake side. The
extreme height of the largest fall is not over
a hundred feet, but the beauty of the river
gorge makes the trip well worth while. The town of Pagsanjan is one of the most picturesque of provincial cities.
Taal The Taal volcano rises out of the center
of lake Taal, about forty five miles due south of Manila. . It is one of the more recently active volcanoes of the islands, and the trip is taken across country from Calamba. The crater is about a mile in diameter and 1600 feet deep and is said to be the fourth in size in the world. Colored lakes of boiling water and steam of sulphurous smell are its only present signs of life.
Benguet The Philippine summer capital is at Baguio
in the province of Benguet, one hundred and seventy miles from Manila. The trip is made by railroad to Dagupan, thence by stage orin the province of Benguet, one hundred and seventy miles from Manila. The trip is made by railroad to Dagupan, thence by stage or