Twelve years ago, I eyed the grandest sight of a sea of clouds from the summit of Mount Pulag, the Philippine’s third highest peak. I was blown away by the natural picture. The blinding core up to its golden extensions was a spectacle of pure magic. The iced crumbles of earth under my feet and … More Rizal’s Sea of Clouds
The Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo, Rizal is more than the contemporary pieces it contains. You may find the white and terracota walls amazing. You may enjoy flowers in unexpected nooks. You may even inspire the artist in you when you see the beauty of sunset while sitting in the Café Tan-aw. The Contemporary Masterpieces. … More Pinto Art Museum
I am determined to slash out one entry from my bucket list on my way back to Manila, ie to end the year and start the new year in sync with nature. With my friend Tetet’s suggestion to climb Mount Batulao in Nasugbu, Batangas, the bulb in my head lit up like a thousand fireworks … More From The Bucket List: Spend “Two” Years On A Mountain
When one of my friends invited me for a camping and surfing weekend in Baler, my sanity was easily filled-up with excitement and enthusiasm. Who would not feel such an endearing feeling when after all those chances, finally, I am given the slot to cast my footprint over the sands of Baler? The local movie … More Surfing in Baler
Art exhibits are considered part of the “make or break” phenomenon. If an artist decides to pursue an exhibition, then he/she needs to make the components extraordinary. Artworks need not to be too complicated because they might intimidate visitors. An artwork in its simplest term might just render everything tedious. An artwork may be complicated … More A Curious Buffet
Sun is the centre of our Solar System. It is the source of energy. It is the nucleus of happiness. It is the core source of inspiration for a wonderful life. And so, I built my Summer around it. The Magnificent Mount Mayon. It was mid-February when I switched-on again my mountaineer persona. I am … More Good Sun. Good Life.
Mount Guiting-Guiting is one of the mountains in the Philippines featured on every Filipino mountaineer’s dream. Its uniqueness and degree of difficulty attract adventure-seekers. Its sharp-edged rocks and dangerous ravines thrill everyone who has the courage to scale up its height. I commenced my journey to try what everybody has been calling as the G2 … More Mt Guiting-Guiting: Of Sharp Rocks and Steep Trails