Sometimes, it takes years before we get to see the bigger picture of why we have to do or undergo certain things in life, of why our greatest desires are never granted. But probably in the grand scheme of things, maybe everything that we are doing right now is just a practice, a preparation for something bigger.
Tag: mountain climbing
What are the Top 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines?
The more mountains you climb in the Philippines, the more you are inspired to go higher and farther. How many times have we heard that ‘where to go next?’ praise after cursing the trails with regrets and bombarding the guide with ‘how many minutes more?’ Mountain climbing is addictive.
The Philippines is blessed, not only with beautiful beaches and tropical island destinations, but also with challenging mountain trails that is sure to provide a magnificent view at the summit – or learning experiences that will last for a lifetime.
Spartan Trail: Paying forward what the Mountains had taught me
If you were to ask me about the first mountain I have climbed, brace yourself for a long and detailed tale of a gutsy decision and misadventure. It’s difficult to forget a first time – […]
Here’s why you should try Sleeping out
I grew up with stories of “engkanto” and “di-ingon nato” used by my parents and elders to force my playmates and I to go home before six in the evening after hours of chasing each […]
Tiposo Peak: Trailblazing to the Heart of Argao
“Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.” I’ve always consider myself blessed in almost all aspects of life – except for Music. HAHA. I know you know why. We’ll not let the rain […]
Mt. Kapayas: A Letter From the Mountains
My dear hikers, climbers, mountaineers, travelers, explorers, or whatever shoe you’d like to fit in, I’m glad that a number of you have finally taken the courage to visit me. Oh, I know, some were […]
Social Climbing to Lanigid Hill
“So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to. Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let […]
10 Types of people you will meet when hiking
Hiking brings together people of different interests, culture, and personalities. This is one of the things that many hikers look forward upon joining events – getting to know more individuals who love nature and sharing inspiring stories of adventures and travels with them.
Mt. Maculot: Why do we climb mountains?
“What?! You’ll go to Luzon just to climb a mountain?!” That was the initial reaction of my father upon asking permission for our trip to Batangas. I know. It’s outrageous. Though he knew my crazy […]