Saturday, October 25, 2008

EDS Doctoral Candidates visit to Taal Volcano, the world's smallest active volcano

The EDS doctoral candidates take a short rest after attending the five days intensive Research Workshop from 18th to 22nd October 2008 at Batangas State University (, Philippines. On the morning of Thursday, 23 October they visited the Taal volcano and rides on horseback to the top of the volcano overlooking the inner sulphuric lake.

The Taal Volcano is only about 2 hr 30 mins by car from Batangas State University at Batangas City, Philippines.

From left to right:
Prof. Benedicto S. Noriega, Director, Public Relations & International Affairs, Batangas State University (Philippines)
Engr Michael Godoy; Associate Dean, Engineering & Computing Sciences,Batangas State University.(Philippines)
Ms Fely; Assistant to Prof. Benedicto S. Noreiga.(Philippines)
Ms Le Bach Hoa, Research Director, AXIS Research (Vietnam)
Professor Pete Ooi, EDS Chief Operating Officer (Malaysia)

The volcanic gasses bubbling to the surface of the volcanic lake.

About Taal Volcano
Taal volcano is located in the southern part of Luzon in the Philippines. It is about 50km from the capital, Manila. Right in the center of the island is the main crater that holds a sulfuric lake. It is famous for having an island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island in the Pacific Ocean.

Crater Lake Resort offers adventurers the unique thrill of exploring nature and experiencing the attractions of the world's smallest active volcano. There are a host of activities that can be enjoyed on the island. Among them are rides on horseback to the inner lake, trekking, camping, and kayaking.

The resort is only one boat ride away from the shores of Talisay, Batangas.

Ready by EDS Team @ 25th October 2008.

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