Spartan Trail: Paying forward what the Mountains had taught me

If you were to ask me about the first mountain I have climbed, brace yourself for a long and detailed tale of a gutsy decision and misadventure. It’s difficult to forget a first time – same as first love, first boyfriend, first heartbreak, first… whatever. But more than the memories, it’s the lessons that we … More Spartan Trail: Paying forward what the Mountains had taught me

CEBU MOUNTAINS: Perfect Trails for Reflection and Pilgrimage

I’m back! It’s been quite some time since I last posted something relevant in the blog. Others call it “writer’s block”; I’d like to call it hiatus. And while on those moment of reflection and allowing things to happen just the way the universe planned it, I have come to see on social media (and … More CEBU MOUNTAINS: Perfect Trails for Reflection and Pilgrimage

Calibasan with Sagoy Outdoor Group: Getting Lost with the Monkeys

“I don’t know where I’m going; but I’m getting there.” Aside from being able to reflect upon the current status of my life, going to the mountains and traveling to different parts of the Philippines has allowed me to meet different people from all walks of life. To recall, just this year, I was able … More Calibasan with Sagoy Outdoor Group: Getting Lost with the Monkeys

Naupa Falls: An Enchanting Tale of Misadventures  

  “As life goes on, you will join other bands, some through friendship, some through romance, some through neighbors, school, an army. But in each band you join, you will play a distinct part, and it will affect you as much as you affect it.” – The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto There are moments … More Naupa Falls: An Enchanting Tale of Misadventures  

Hanginan: Intangible Memories Gone with the Wind

  I was moving my files from the action camera when the line suddenly broke. The memory card reader malfunctioned and in an instant, all the photos and videos captured during our Leyte weekend adventure was nowhere to be found. I tried recovering the files, used several command codes, checked the tools for recuperation, but … More Hanginan: Intangible Memories Gone with the Wind