Rainy season has begun, but that didn’t prevent us from making plans of another day hike. Last July 12, 2015, we planned on hiking the newly opened mountain in the province of Rizal which was Mount Lubog. But due to difficulties in getting hold of the Brgy Kagawad and the concerns about the weather, we… Continue reading Mt Talamitam | Hiking in The Rain
There are a few things my friends and I are particular about in doing a hike. First, it should be a day hike (since we are mostly girls and we have no camping gears yet). Second, it should be a minor climb as much as possible. I know, we should be trying difficult peaks once… Continue reading Trips and Side trips | The Mount Mabilog Adventure
Every place has a story. Many of the natural tourist destinations in our country has a story to tell, a tale of its origins, a history of how it came to be. And all of them adds to the mystique and charm of each place. After exploring Sampalok lake , we head to the twin… Continue reading Of Craters and Lakes | Pandin and Yambo
The city of San Pablo in the province of Laguna is home to the famous seven crater lakes namely Sampalok, Palakpakin, Kalibato, Bunot, Muhikap, Pandin, and Yambo. Last May, we had the chance to visit the three of them. This post will be about Sampalok, the biggest among the seven. Nearly half of the lake’s… Continue reading Of Craters and Lakes | Sampalok
The wanderer in me is consumed by the thoughts of the rolling hills of Batanes, the mytery of Siquijor, and the tranquility of Sagada for months now. Add to that the sheer hunger to climb another mountain, and I’m as restless as can be. My itchy feet are always aiming to get someplace far, my mind always… Continue reading Rugged Shores
I love going places. And I count myself lucky because I have a partner who is very willing to wander with me anywhere! Last month, we planned on going to Angono to visit the Petroglyphs. It’s an outdoor museum showcasing ancient carvings on stones. So one Saturday, we head off to another milestone of our… Continue reading Wanderdate | Go carts and Sunset
Two years ago, we went all the way to Taal Batangas to visit the largest church in the Philippines and in Asia, the Taal Basilica or the Basilica of Saint Martin de Tours. Standing at 291 ft and a width of 157 ft atop an elevated hill, this structure is a beauty to behold. Originally, the… Continue reading One Day Wander: Discovering Taal.