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Kibungan Landscape Walk: Trekking the Western Border of Benguet (Day 2-3)

Continued from: Kibungan Landscape Walk: Trekking the Western Border of Benguet Day 2 started with the simplest but very healthy breakfast: plateful of watercress, golden kuhol (snails) from the rice fields which we picked with toothpick, two varieties of upland rice, and coffee. We can’t help gushing about our food- organic and fresh, we all felt… Read More Kibungan Landscape Walk: Trekking the Western Border of Benguet (Day 2-3)

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Kibungan Landscape Walk: Trekking the Western Border of Benguet

Kibungan, about 2.5 hrs from Baguio City, is another municipality of Benguet. Located in the western part of the Cordilleras, hikers notably know it for its established hiking trails: the Kibungan Circuit which is a loop hike that passes on the summits of Mt. Tagpaya, Mt. Oten, and Mt. Tagpew, and the Kibungan Cross Country… Read More Kibungan Landscape Walk: Trekking the Western Border of Benguet

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The Sultan Sails

  We, Filipinos, are people of the sea. This affinity with the waters surrounding our islands have made our ancestors excellent seamen and boat builders actively involved in flourishing maritime activities which included travel, trade, and raids even before Spanish conquest. Accounts of these were recorded by Chinese governor Wang Ta-yu who was a witness… Read More The Sultan Sails

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I’m off then: Sariaya – Lobo, Batangas Mountain bike ride

February 5, 2016 – The municipality of Lobo lies at the southeastern coast of Batangas Province. Not a very popular tourist destination as compared to other areas of Batangas (most probably because of the area’s remoteness), Lobo is now quickly gaining prominence in the hiking and outdoor world because of the beauty of its mountains.… Read More I’m off then: Sariaya – Lobo, Batangas Mountain bike ride