Category Archives: Philippines

Home : Mount Banahaw and Lucena Port

Home (Post#23) : Mount Banahaw and Lucena Port Mount Banahaw is currently in restoration period since 2004 that’s why it is prohibited for any climbing related activities though there are still few breaks it. When I saw it while at the summit of Mount Banahaw it become notable for me, I fell in love with it further every time I

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Panoramic View : Mount Arayat Summit

Panoramic View (Post#23) : Mount Arayat Summit When my mountaineering group held a school outreach for the students in Sitio San Pedro Elementary School in San Jose Tarlac last July 2012, one of our side trip adventure was to climb Mount Tangisan. And from the summit of the mountain another noticeable mountain can be seen from afar and it was

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Alibijaban (Alibihaban) Island – A Worthy Summer Outreach Vacation

One of the things that I really missed with my mountaineering group back home is the outreach activity that it does to the distant and remote places that most of the time only travellers, adventurers and mountaineers alike can reach such places. Combining the spirit of exploring and discovering places and the heart of helping people in need for me is

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Reflections, Inspirations and Perceptions : Cemetery of Negativism in Focus

Reflections, Inspirations and Perceptions (Post#1) : Cemetery of Negativism in Focus One of the photos on this had been published under the category of photo theme “Something To Look At” post which can be found here. This time, I will further elaborate the details of the cemetery based on my thoughts opinion and my understanding. Maybe the idea is not

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Picture Frame : Sunset Sailing

Picture Frame (Post#1) : Sunset Sailing Sunset sceneries are common subject for photographers as it depicts different colours of the sky and it is the time of the day it influence photographers to be inspired to take shots of unique sky views. Most of the thinkers, philosophers, ideologist, artist and even common people used sunset scenery to think about life

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Something To Look At : Jack’s Ridge

Something To Look At (Post#3) : Jack’s Ridge Jack’s Ridge is located at Shrine Hill in Matina, Davao City. The place was the last stand of Japanese in Davao during their invasion time in Philippines. American soldier successfully won over Japanese and retreat on this place after they lost the fight. I like the area because there are lots of restaurants

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Home : Capones Lighthouse

Home (Post#22) : Capones Lighthouse During summer of 2009 (March 2009), the mountaineering group where I belong used to schedule summer adventure every year and that year was quite a lot. One of the itinerary we had that time was Capones Island where historical lighthouse built. It was historical because it is one of the oldest light station exist in my country.

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Enriching Viewpoint : Camp John Hay – Historical Figures Totem Pole

Enriching Viewpoint (Post#2) :  Camp John Hay – Historical Figures Totem Pole The Totem Pole consist of historical figures which has influence or roles for Philippines and US military relations which happened during the first half of 20th Century. We found this totem just beside the Bell House which was a historical site within Camp John Hay in Baguio City.

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Something To Look At : Worth Of A Tree

Something To Look At (Post#2) : Worth Of A Tree When I visited Eden Nature Park in Toril Davao City last March 2009, while walking around in a nature park, I saw this message which at first I did not care what it says until something buried in my memory which is the word ‘worth’ and numbers which I thought

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Home : Maquinit Hotspring

Home (Post#21) : Maquinit Hotspring When we traveled to Coron, one of the first place we visited as part of our 3 days and 2 nights trip to Coron was to take a bath in Maqunit Hotspring. I will not forget this place because it was the hot spring wherein my underwater camera started to malfunction simply because we use

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Something To Look At : The Lost Cemetery

Something To Look At (Post#1): The Lost Cemetery When we visited Camp John Hay in Baguio last May 2010, we found an interesting area. It is called “The Lost Cemetery”, the quotation mentioned in the photo was came from Commander Major John Hightower. While looking in its message, I think everyone has been guilty even myself because there were times that

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Home : Kinabuhayan River

Home (Post#20) : Kinabuhayan River When we climbed Mount Cristobal as part of our preparation training for Mount Apo climb, another place near in the mountain that our group visited was Kinabuhayan River which can be found within Barangay Kinabuhayan in Dolores Quezon. We stopped here to rest and to enjoy the river. Photo captured last February 2009. Please follow

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Home : Mount Tarak Ridge

Home (Post#19) : Mount Tarak Ridge Tarak Ridge is located in Mariveles Bataan and one of the mountain that I never expected that I will climbed some part of the trail and I felt like a spider as I need to crawl in some parts of the track through the branches and roots of the trees strayed in the ground

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Hibok Hibok (Catarman Volcano)

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#19) : Mount Hibok-Hibok (Catarman Volcano) The photo above was the crater lake we saw while trekking Mount Hibok-Hibok in Camiguin Island Province last October 2012. To see this kind of area in the mountain you will not able to avoid thinking that we were actually walking at the crater of the mountain and tried

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Return To The Mountain – Mount Batulao Climb

Before my climb in Mount Batulao last January 2015, my last formal climb in my country home was October 2012 when we climbed Mount Hibok Hibok in Camiguin Island. The main reason I was not able to join mountain climbing with my group was because I was away from my country for more than 1.5 years due to assignment work

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Home : Mataas Na Talon

Home (Post#18) : Mataas Na Talon I will not forget this falls as I experienced tremendous adventure before we reach this one as we took the falls stream trail just to reach this falls, where we walked mostly where half of our body were soaked in the water and I was lucky because my camera is waterproof and can go

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Marami

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#18) : Mount Marami I remember the climb we had on this mountain, it was the hottest climb experienced I had because we set the trek during summer season in my country. All of us emptied our bottle and we were struggling as all of us felt hydrated. It was good thing that it happened

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Name Of The Place : Port of Benoni

Name Of The Place (Post#17): Port of Benoni As we were traveling to Camiguin through ferry, I saw this port name before we dock to the island. The port is part of Mahinog Municipality and one of the ports in the island. Photo captured last October 2012. Please follow and like us:20

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Home : Canyon Cove

Home (Post#17) : Canyon Cove As my country is an archipelago, and this means we were surrounded by islands and beaches. When we say beaches, for most Filipinos it means swimming excursion. Canyon Cove is just one of the beach that covers the edges of Nasugbu Bay in Batangas province. I had a chance to visit this cove through company

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Home : Boracay West Cove – A Boxer’s Champion Mansion

Home (Post#16) :  Boracay West Cove – A Boxer’s Champion Mansion When we did a beach adventure while in Boracay, I never expected to see this mansion in Boracay West Cove, I heard from friends that this is owned by our famous boxing hero Manny Pacquiao. I did a little bit of searching in the net and it seems what

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