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Tips in Trekking Mount Pinatubo

I am not expert adviser when it comes to  climbing or hiking mountain since I am a seasonal hiker. But the following tips that I listed below are the things that I wanted to share if anyone wanted to climb Mount Pinatubo. The list are not comprehensive but I hope it helps even in a small way. My adventure in

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Abeling Tribe Outreach and Mount Tangisan Side Trip Climb 

The mountaineering group that I belong did a lot of adventures, trips and climbs. Some were in abroad but mostly were within our beloved country. This group gave me a chance to see a lot of places, unforgettable and unique experiences. Another type of adventure that the group involved with are doing outreach activity mostly to remote places. The group

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Home : Tabunan Beach

Home (Post#25) : Tabunan Beach Last year of my travel in the island where my family roots begun, I had a quick visit and a bit of walk in Tabunan Beach at Banton Island in Romblon province. Above photo is just one of my collection during my walking tour along the beach. The beach is located at the western side

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Juncture With Folk(s) : At Silanguin Beach

Juncture With Folk(s) (Post#3) : At Silanguin Beach Summer Season is the period that most of Filipinos got a chance to go to beaches and because my country home is an archipelago and surrounded by body of water, there are lots of beaches available in the country that we can adore and enjoy. Last March this year (2016), I got

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Colors : Tent City Area – Ciudad de Victoria

Colors (Post #3) – Tent City Area – Ciudad de Victoria When my family decided to celebrate the New Year’s Eve at Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue Bulacan where the biggest dome-arena in the world is located which is Philippine Arena, at the time of celebration there were Tent City area that surrounds the place. The photo above was just

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Home : Pandin Lake

Home (Post#24) : Pandin Lake Pandin Lake is one of the Twin Lake (other lake is Yambo Lake) that can be found in San Pablo City in Laguna province in my country Philippines. This lake is also included in what currently they call Seven Lakes of Laguna (or Seven Lakes of San Pablo). The said lake is one of the

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Chromatic Outlook : Mortar M120 (USA) At Relics Point

Chromatic Outlook (Post#24) : Mortar M120 (USA) At Relics Point Mortar M120 is one of the World War II archived weapon that can be found displayed in Relics Point inside Philippine Military Academy. As mentioned in the excerpt in the photo, the weapon was used against the invading Japanese imperial army. Photo captured during the trip in Baguio City last

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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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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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