Siquijor - "Balete Tree" - Travel Blogs and More - The Bewitching Balete Tree Just a drive going through another place, we dropped by in a century-old Balete Tree. Strangler Fig Tree, as its English counterpart, attracts travelers to stop in a moment.
Wonder Tree Canlaon Negros Oriental … believed to be 1,328 years old … already standing long before the Philippines was discovered by Magellan! … foliage serves as a sanctuary to thousands of fireflies. Superstitious people in Canlaon believe that the Balete Tree is a gathering spot for fairies, which causes the tree to light up every night