Tagged: Trek

Mt. Pamitinan, Rodriguez, Rizal 0

Paitiman sa Mt. Pamitinan

Need to withdraw from the urban clutter that is Metro Manila but do not have the luxury of time or money? Feel the thirst for the rush of adrenaline and view of nature? Experience the climb and thrill of Mt....

(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 9

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complex of defensive islands built by the Americans at the mouth of Manila Bay. The long, narrow island is surrounded by jagged cliffs, caves, rocky shores and topped by...

Pinsal Falls, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur 0

Legendary Pinsal Falls

As the rumored footprint of the legendary Ilocano giant Angalo, the breathtaking Pinsal falls is a very popular destination in Ilocos Sur because of its natural yet mesmerizing landscape. The cold water flowing here is ideal place for swimming so...

(Tangadan Falls, San Gabriel, La Union) 0

Tangadan Falls: A Sight to Look Up to

Thanks to social media, more and more beautiful places in the Philippines are being discovered by tourism. The once exclusively enjoyed by locals are now crowded with tourists and travellers from here and abroad. This is also true to the...

Tirad Pass National Park, Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur 2

Trek to Historic Tirad Pass

Located in the mountainous town of Gregorio del Pilar, it is the site of the infamous Battle of Tirad Pass where valiant Filipinos led by General Gregorio del Pilar defended General Emilio Aguinaldo from the advancing American forces. It is...

Aw-Asen Falls, Sigay, Ilocos Sur 3

Awesome Aw-Asen Falls

Situated at the mountainous regions of Ilocos Sur, the Aw-Asen falls is the province’s hidden gem. While just going to the town of Sigay where it is located is already an adventure of its own, it’s perhaps much more if the...

Botolan Lahar Watchpoint 0

Sidetrip: Botolan’s Lahar Watchpoint

Until now, remnants of the lahar flow that resulted from the Mount Pinatubo eruption of 1991 are still visible in some parts of Pampanga and Tarlac. But it is in the town of Batolan in Zambales where a large swath...

Brgy. Sisiman, Mariveles, Bataan 0

Sisiman: More than just a Stop Over

Ten years ago when I first had a chance to visit the town of Mariveles in Bataan. At that time, there was a serious traffic jam due to the highway construction, and we had to go to the alternate route...

Baler, Aurora 0

Morning Hike to Zabali’s Old Lighthouse

Since we’re already on Barangay Zabali in Baler, we decided to go to an old lighthouse near PAG-ASA Weather Station. But this time, we did some trekking since there’s no road going there. Built on one of the hills of Sitio...

Ditumabo Falls, San Luis, Aurora 0

Revisiting Ditumabo Falls of San Luis

When we had the opportunity to visit the province of Aurora, I wasted no opportunity to recommend to the flock the waterfalls Aurorans are proud of — the Ditumabo Falls. It is found in Brgy. Ditumabo (obviously) in the town...