Mt. Maculot: A Shaky Climb

The Notoriety  Mountains are such majestic structure, each veiled with its own secrets that shroud it in enigma and enchantment. Each mountain offer a different mystery, further piquing the curiosity of the hikers that yearn to uncover these mysteries. One such mountain veiled in mystery is Batangas’ Mt. Maculot. Located in Cuenca, Batangas, I’ve first seen pictures […]

South Cebu 2015: Swimming With The Gentle Giants

Southern Cebu is indeed a gem filled with various wonders like waterfalls, mountains, and beaches. Aside from these natural wonders, there is also a plethora of activities to choose from like the swimming with the sardines (popularly called as sardine run) in Moalboal, canyoneering in Badian/Alegria, trekking in Dalaguete, and swimming with the whale sharks in […]

Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part III

Last Chapter: Mt. Hapunang Banoi Elevation: 517 MASL Difficulty: 3/9 Type: Limestone And so, our journey is about to come to a close as the third mountain looms over the horizon. After a couple minutes rest at the junction, the remaining seven of the original twelve began the trek to the summit of Mt. Hapunang Banoi. But before we begin, […]

The Scallop Seashore (Part III): A Manic Morning

October 30, 2016. And thus continues our Iloilo escapade. After a tiring day of travel, we finally got the chance to explore the North Gigantes Island. Our wake up time was 5 AM. However, things weren’t looking up as the rains started dampening our soaring spirits. Dark clouds and moderate to heavy rains greeted us upon […]

The Scallop Seashore (Part 1)

Carles is the easternmost and northernmost municipality of Iloilo, one of the provinces comprising Panay Island in the Visayas. A second-class municipality, its rich fishing grounds earned it the moniker of “Fishing Ground of the Philippines”, or “Alaska of the Philippines”. Beyond its abundant fisheries, Carles is slowly emerging as a major tourism destination, particularly the Isla […]