posted on May, 7 2013 @ 10:50 PM
I heard about this yesterday here, and it's too bad for those hikers. I don't think the dead foreigners are all German, I think there were other
nationalities as well.
I don't think there are many dormant volcanoes in the Philippines, and those with an open caldera are still active, like Mt. Mayon.
If we see another Mt. Pinatubo eruption soon following this, then I would be very concerned, or another Taal volcano eruption that could wipe out
What surprises me most about the article is the said use of helicopters. I'm fairly positive there are more privately owned helicopters than owned by
all military/government branches combined. Usually those government helicopters are in Mindanao or are private transport for generals and other high
ranking officers / gov.