Category Archives: Philippines

Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Tangisan

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#16) : Mount Tangisan I am a member of mountaineering group in my country wherein we used to help and aid group of people and mostly students who live in remote areas that does not have easy access of help from other charity groups. Unlike other communities that easily receive help and easily reach out

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Home : Kayangan Lake

Home (Post#15) : Kayangan Lake When I got a chance to return to my country while I was assigned in Australia for work, I grabbed the opportunity to visit some part of my country which really famous to both local and foreign tourist. I am referring to Coron Island. Coron Island per Philippine Geography information is part of Calamian Group

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Home : Sibulan River

Home (Post#14) : Sibulan River After Mount Apo trek, I stayed in Davao for another 3 days so that I can see more of Davao. One of my mountaineer friends stayed behind as well as he will also spend holidays in Davao at that time. One of the side trip that I did with my friend were water tubing and snorkelling

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Apo Boulders

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#14) : Mount Apo Boulders Mount Apo is the Highest Mountain in my country. I only knew this mountain by its name and by being the highest mountain. I never imagine before that time will come that I will be able to reach the summit of this mountain. I will never forget a risk life

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View At My Window : Wawa River

View At My Window (Post#13) : Wawa River One of the place that I loved is Rodriguez Rizal because of the combination of panoramic natures that I was able to witness when I attended Basic Rappelling Course conducted by the mountaineering group where I belong. I was there before it hit Metro Manila by one of the major typhoon named Ondoy (local

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Home : Manila Bay

Home (Post#13) : Manila Bay Manila Bay is a harbour covering its capital city and nearby metro cities in the Philippines which located in Luzon. The Port of Manila is located almost at the center of Manila Bay which serves as the trades of the country and its neighbours. Photo captured when we visited Manila Ocean Park last April 2009.

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Maculot

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#13) : Mount Maculot It was first freedom climb in my country and my mountaineering group has been assigned to Mount Maculot. Mount Maculot has rockies part where its overlooking are Taal Lake and Taal Vocano. During the climb, I discovered a panoramic view along the way and for me it is a breath-taking scenery.

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Home : Kalibato Lake and Mount Banahaw

Home (Post#12) : Kalibato Lake and Mount Banahaw One of the many things that I really appreciate when I joined the mountaineering group is to discover the beauty of my country on its own. We made a tour in san Pablo Laguna because of the Seven (7) Lakes that it has. All the Seven Lakes are near to each other.

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Home : Crashed Japanese Plane At Jack’s Ridge

Home (Post#11) : Crashed Japanese Plane At Jack’s Ridge During my three days holiday in Davao after climbing Mount Apo, one of the itinerary was to visit Jack’s Ridge in Davao City. Jack’s Ridge  was historical place during World War II, the time when Japanese retreated at the said place until they lost their fight against Americans. Photo captured last March 2009.

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Cristobal

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#11) : Mount Cristobal One of our preparation or training climb before conquering Mount Apo (The Highest Mountain in the Philippines) was Mount Cristobal climb. The said training was held last February 2009. Mount Cristobal was quite challenging mountain as there were some trails where we need to walk huge rocks full of moss which

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Home : Cagayan de Oro River

Home (Post#10): Cagayan De Oro River When we set to climb Mount Hibok-Hibok in Camiguin Island, the whole group flew to Cagayan de Oro where we will take the boat to Camiguin. And since we were already in Cagayan de Oro or famously known as CDO, we did a side trip in the place. The photo above was taken during

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2015 New Year’s Celebration : At Philippine Arena

To welcome year 2015, though today is 3rd day of January, I felt like sharing how I celebrated the switching of year 2014 and 2015. Commonly I celebrated new year at home because the eve of the new year is the season where most of my family are complete or almost complete. I also experienced celebrating New Year’s eve in

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Name Of The Place : Baguio City

Name Of The Place (Post#8) : Baguio City Last May 2010, my mother, my youngest sister and myself visited Baguio City. The photo above is the name of the city that can be found in Rizal Park near in famous Burnham Park at the heart of Central Business District of Baguio. The city is one of the coldest and beautiful

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Home : Waterfalls – Wawa Dam

Home (Post#8) : Waterfalls – Wawa Dam When I joined the mountaineering group for basic rapelling course the perfect place near in Metro Manila for such activity is Wawa Gorge where there are high rocks in surrounding area and the beautiful Wawa Dam. The photo was captured last September 2009 few weeks earlier before Typhoon Ondoy hit my country in

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Home : Katibawasan Falls

Home (Post#7) : Katibawasan Falls One of the side trip that we had after climbing Mount Hibuk Hibok in Camiguin Island province in Bohol Sea Philippines was to visit Katibawasan Falls. The falls is located at the foot of Mount Timpoong. When we visited the falls, some of my mountaineering group did tried to swim at the ice-cold pool which

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Home : Taal Lake and Taal Volcano

Home (Post#6) : Taal Lake and Taal Volcano Taal Lake surrounds the Taal Volcano which located in Batangas province in my country Philippines. Taal Volcano is a volcano island which erupted a long time ago that resulted for its crater lake. I captured this photo after attending Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) last May 2009 at one of the restaurants overlooking

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Home : At Mantigue Island Nature Park

Home (Post#5) : At Mantigue Island Nature Park The photo above was one of the view to appreciate and enjoy while at Mantigue Island (Magsaysay Island) Nature Park. The island is near in Camiguin Island province which located at Bohol Sea in Philippines. Our visit in the place were part of our Camiguin Adventure which includes Mount Hibuk-Hibok (Catarman Volcano)

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Home : Mount Apo

Home (Post#4) : Mount Apo The above snapshot was  Mount  Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines located between Davao City and Davao Del Sur in Mindanao region. I captured this photo after climbing the mountain which lasted almost 4 days last March 2009. My story related to Mount Apo climb can be found in another post: Mount Apo and

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Gulugud Baboy Mountain

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#4) : Gulugud Baboy Mountain Gulugud Baboy Mountain was the first mountain that I climbed in my country which located in Mabini in Batangas Philippines. Year 2008 was the year that I was reminded how I really love mountains. The climb was my first fun climb and second mountain that I trekked. Gulugud Baboy Mountain

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Name Of The Place : Mount Maculot

Name Of The Place (Post#4) : Mount Maculot The photo above was captured while we were on our way to climb Mount Maculot in Cuenca, Batangas in Philippines. The climb was the First Freedom Climb held in my country and Mount Maculot was assigned in our mountaineering group which happened last June 2009. Please follow and like us:20

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