|Basey, Western Samar.
|bring own torch
|Panhulugan Cave I.
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Panhulugan Cave I is entered through two parallel passages, which are about 50 m apart and have a perpendicular connecting passage. The following chambers are up to 17 m high and have multiple speleothems. At the end the cave branches out in a maze of various levels of passages.
Opposite the cave entrance is Panhulugan Cliff, at its foot a narrow curve of the Sohoton River. Filipino rebels used this cliff as an ambush area during the Filipino-American war. They threw rocks and logs on the U.S. Marines which were coming up the river. The name Panhulugan is derived from the waray-waray word hulug, which means to drop from atop.