Tag: Camping

The Places that I’m Grateful They Exist

The Places that I’m Grateful They Exist   There was a time when sadness suddenly hit me. It brought me to turmoil. I was so down and depressed that I couldn’t understand why I felt that way. I even thought of dying but suddenly when I crossed the street and rushing cars passed by me

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Celebrating Christmas With A Cup of Coffee Only

Celebrating Christmas With A Cup of Coffee Only   I celebrated my Christmas 2017 away from home, no opening of gifts during midnight, no noche buena but just a bunch of friends shivering with cold in this December breeze and seeing only the blanket of fog at the top of Mt. Kan-irag ( Sirao Peak

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Alto Peak : Climbing The Highest Peak In Eastern Visayas that Made Me Cry, Well Almost

PART TWO: What it is Like to Try Major Climb for the First Time   After our exhausting climb in Lake Janagdan, we were met by a spectacular scenery, yet we were also greeted by danger that lurked in the corner. As I trod along the majestic trail, there was an instant when I held

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Camping in Malubog : Kind of Disappointing

Camping in Malubog: Kind of Disappointing   We were looking up desperately hoping the clouds in the firmament would vanish even just at midnight for we were going to witness this rare phenomenon, the Perseid Meteor Shower, which occurs once a year. We screamed our hearts out that this moment would be perfect as we

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LAKE JANAGDAN : How It’s Like to Climb to the Crater of a Dormant Volcano

PART ONE: What it is Like to Try Major Climb for the First Time   I just had my first ever major climb on the highest highland of Eastern Visayas, the Alto Peak also known as Mt. Aminduen. But before reaching Mt. Alto we also summitted its neighbor, Mt. Janagdan, a dormant volcano. This volcano

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