Rumor has it that one of the many reasons why infrastructures are built (despite the troubles in traffic, manpower, and budget) is because of the on-going treasure hunt done by many excavators. According to legends, the Japanese have hidden thousands of treasures upon their occupation here in the Philippines in between 1942 – 1945. And … More LOOK: Treasures Found in Toledo, Cebu
It takes a leap of faith to venture into the unknown – to dive into the deep seas, ascend into summits, and cross into critical boundaries. But have you ever tried crossing the seas for the sake of strengthening and deepening your faith? Do you include religious sites as part of your itineraries? Have you … More Change of Faith in Isola de Francesco
Our hike to Lake Bensis (fondly called as Pingganon Lake) started with curiosity. What’s in there? What’s on top of that mountain? What awaits for us on the other side? Had it not been for curiosity, many discoveries and explorations wouldn’t have come to fruition. And without curious minds who ask questions and defy odds, … More Why keep Lake Bensis a Secret
BMC has waged war amongst outdoorsmen. While the sole purpose of this outdoor course is to establish standardized dos and don’ts guidelines, there are some who find this unnecessary… and expensive. Debates highlight more on the qualified personnel to give the lecture-workshop and the process of assessment to ensure that learning did take place. For … More What if we include “Outdoor Ethics” in the Curriculum?
Economic stability comes with a price. In Cebu’s case, it’s the still unresolved issue with regards to traffic. And what’s more depressing than this thought is the fact that we can’t complain about it since we are part of it. Hence pointing all those accusing fingers to the government. I used to do that. But … More Forget the Traffic, Let’s Go to Minglanilla’s Matun-og Falls
Climate change is only for the books. While it’s ideal to talk about the means and ways on how to solve the seemingly incurable problem with regards to ozone depletion, real talk is, nobody wants to do something about it. It’s easy to enumerate the things that should be done. It’s easy to point fingers … More I don’t LNT
“Do one thing for me,” said her mentor. “Leave. There’s no use in staying in a place or situation that does not make you happy and let you grow as an individual.” And for the first time in her life, she felt absolute freedom. -050616journal The mountains have become an essential part of my life. … More Reflections at Candongao Peak (Kandungaw Peak)