Mt. Mataripis before the Metro Manila lock down

March 12-13, 2020           Let me start this story with little background regarding the situation of Philippines before the unplanned hike. The Corona Virus which was named Covid-19 started to infect people as early as November 2019 in Wuhan, China had reached the Philippines. The travel bans had been imposed late January... Continue Reading →

Treasure Mountain…..Sea of Clouds???

Sea of Clouds at the Treasure Mountain Tanay Rizal, March 2019 Collection of photos taken at the Treasure Mountain in Tanay Rizal. This was an overnight camping trip on a weekday. For information regarding the place visit their page: https://www.facebook.com/TreasureMountainTanay/ I also did find out of this place through other blog sites. No need to reserve... Continue Reading →

Bataan adventures in a day…

March 13, 2017   Bataan Adventures...in a day...     Another surprise adventure on a special day. Thanks to Waze for providing guide to our destinations.        Our first stop was the Laz Casas Filipinas De Acuzar (Philippine Houses by Acuzar). The place was a good addition to our knowledge of Filipino Heritage.... Continue Reading →

A surprise trip to Corregidor Island

ruins of the movie house I had so many reservations celebrating my special day(3.13.16) but I got a surprise trip...a historical tour that I never imagined will happen sooner. I had been reading blogs and researching for cheap travel packages for a tour in Corregidor Island but being a travel tipid (thrifty) adventurer I find... Continue Reading →

Magalawa Island, Palauig Zambales

  Port at the Veritas Compound      A not so well planned 6 hr ride to an island but got to enjoy the serenity of a not so crowded beach resort. It was Friday after a graveyard shift that we finally decided to go to this island. Searched contacts and screen shot directions from... Continue Reading →

My birth mountain…Mt Ugo

MT. UGO (2,150+) Jump-off point: Kayapa, N. Vizcaya         This was my birth mountain. It took me over 10hrs to reach the campsite. I had no exercise before the climb, as in no preparation at all. I was told that this will just be a fun climb and will only take 3-4... Continue Reading →

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