Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Pinatubo

The Catastrophe June 12, 1991. Nestled in the central Zambales mountains, Mt. Pinatubo was once just an ordinary mountain, thickly covered by a thriving flora. The area is the traditional home of the Aetas, the first Philippine settlers. But on an ordinary day, eruption columns came shooting to the sky, surprising the locals residing in the area surrounding it. […]

Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Maynoba Circuit

Mountains are indeed marvelous creations. They are shrouded in enigma which awakens the inner adventurer in us. Once we have experienced the mystery that envelopes one mountain, we can’t help but look for more. One short trip to the summit opens further opportunities for more. And before we realize it, we’ve already fallen in love with the mountains. It was […]

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, […]

Sagada, Where My Heart Lives

Blessed by nature, Sagada has developed itself into one of the ultimate must-visit destinations for both local and foreign tourists. Nestled atop the grand Cordillera range, shrouded by the mountain mist, this quaint little town easily satisfies the insatiable appetite of sight and thrill-seekers alike as it offers an array of scenery and activities. For these reasons, […]