Mt. Pulag (pronounced as Pul-ag) is the name given to the third highest mountain in the Philippines coined by the locals particularly by the different tribes living within the area. The term Pulag (pronounced as Pul-Ag) is associated to the term bald or "kalbo" and it was given to the mountain due to the reason that from afar, you can see that the top of the mountain is made naturally out of grassland instead of tall pine trees. The locals also believe that it is the resting place of their ancestors and a playground of gods.
I have always been wanting to climb the infamous Mt Maculot located at Cuenca Batangas ever since I have seen the picturesque view from its summit-- overlooking Taal Lake including the renowned Taal volcano. Just this weekend, I have been able to visit this mountain and it was undeniably beautiful, indeed!
Baguio is regarded as the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its unusual cold weather all through out the year. It is one of the few places in the country where you can visit to escape the summer heat and enjoy a chilly weather. Aside from its cold weather, this place also offers a … Continue reading DIY Travel Guide: 2N3D Baguio City and La Trinidad Escapade for Php 2,500
Rizal province is undoubtedly one of the most favored places to visit for mountaineers. It is a perfect place for beginners to celebrate their first mountain hike since it is in here where you can find the right mountain to climb based on your specifications. Aside from the beautiful mountains, the province of Rizal also … Continue reading The grandiose Mt. Daraitan and the bustling Tinipak River
Every place on this world has its own beauty to offer that is why many of us travel miles away just to witness the uncanny view of nature. The sunrise and sunset that we chase, the difficulty of trekking a mountain just to have a glance of the view from the summit or the hours … Continue reading The mighty roar of Bukal falls
“Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.” (Dag Hammarskjold) Location: Nasugbo Batangas Elevation: 811+ MASL Difficulty: 4/9 Guide: Not Required Life gets more of its flavor from the adventures we get to experience- from a simple trip to somewhere where we can have the … Continue reading DIY Travel Guide: Mt. Batulao
“Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” (Greg Child) Location: Licao-licao, Rodriguez, Rizal Elevation: 777+ MASL Difficulty: 3/9 Guide: Not Required It was a one fine saturday morning when I decided to visit Mt. Balagbag located at Licao-licao, Rodriguez Rizal. At first, I was hesitant because that … Continue reading Braving Mt. Balagbag