When they say that the future is uncertain, I never thought that it would look like this: a world paralyzed by an imperceptible adversary. Borders indefinitely closed. Soldiers carrying lifeless bodies unharmed by ammunition. Families prohibited from their loved one’s burial. People identified as numbers. Health workers in the frontline. The world now is on … More Uncertain Thoughts
People who keep umbrellas in their bags are weird. This is one of the many crazy things Christine taught me when we were in college. I don’t know where she got that, but that’s one of the reasons why she never brings umbrella with her. And as a loyal comrade, we both get drenched under … More The Colors of the Rain
I’m a hopeless case when it comes to raffles. Never had I won any major price in my entire life. This is the reason why I don’t usually join social media contests nor drop those coupons for entries on groceries – the thought of eagerly waiting for results which never did been of much … More What’s better than winning a GoPro?
I had been the cause of many outbursts these past few days. And when you are blamed (or accused) of things which are generally not all yours for the taking, you’ll begin to wonder what on Earth have you done to deserve such indignities. Had it happen in my “know-it-all” younger days, I would have … More Why have you forsaken me?
The more you experience the outdoors, the more you’ll crave for more – more challenges, more adventure. As if long dayhikes are not enough, Epifanio came up with another crazy idea over the weekday: to hike at night our beloved Spartan Trail. Though I have been familiar with such trail and have experience three days … More The Real Horrors of Night Trekking
Here you are again, talking nonsense with yourself, fighting battles no one has ever heard of. I know, I know life has been so tough this year; who’d have thought we’d get this far, right? It’s difficult, it always has been – fixing something that is not broken, going somewhere without you knowing where. And … More Dear Romanoff:
There are two questions that have been obsessively asked by many that whenever I hear them, my ears bleed: when will I get married and why didn’t I get slimmer even after several years of hiking. It’s easy to get used to snubbing these off, but there are days when the weather’s not good and … More Better quit, hiking won’t make you sexy
There are two provinces in the Philippines that Filipinos would rather not visit: Batanes and Tawi-tawi. The former because of the “presumed” expenses in flying to the northernmost part of the country, while the latter because of the “presumed” danger imposed by the place. But are these presumptions real? Aren’t they negotiable? What if, these … More 15 Photos that show Tawi-tawi’s Darkest Secrets
I was so overwhelmed over the weekend after reading books about Martial Law that I began to narrate a number of good and bad things that occurred during such crucial time of history to my mother; however, to my utter dismay she suddenly capitalized on not discussing political issues at that time. So I shut … More The things we are told NOT to talk about
January. February. March. April. May. June. July. August. September. Whew, we’re now down to the ninth moth of the year and in a few ticks, we’d be bidding goodbye to another year full of adventure and roller coaster of emotions. Time has gone too quickly that what came trending a few months back have been … More What Happened to the Millennials?