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Benguet

The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Kabunian

The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Kabunian

The battle between quitting and persevering was what we fought during our climb up Mt. Kabunian, the third and final mountain in our Bakun Trilogy. Read through our amazing and exhausting climb up this treacherous mountain.

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The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Tenglawan

The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Tenglawan

Check out our exciting documentation of our Mt. Tenglawan climb, the second mountain of the Bakun Trilogy. At more than 15 hours of walking and climbing, this is perhaps the longest day trek we’ve ever done.

The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Lubo

The Bakun Trilogy: Mt. Lubo

Halourd, Sweetie, and I were filled with a mix of trepidation and excitement as we prepared to climb Mt. Patullok, commonly referred to as Mt. Lubo—the first of the Bakun trilogy. This is also the highest mountain of the three.

The Bakun Trilogy: A Teaser of Three Extraordinary Mountain Adventures

The Bakun Trilogy: A Teaser of Three Extraordinary Mountain Adventures

We discovered that a day trek can be as difficult as a major climb during one of our grandest adventures of 2018—the mighty Bakun Trilogy in Bakun, Benguet in Luzon, Philippines.

Camp John Hay: An Eloquent Piece of American History in Baguio

We have a loveable country. A lot of visitors from other nations can’t resist our motherland’s call and come back here when given the opportunity. In fact, many foreigners have deeply fallen in love with the Philippines that they plan to set up shop or residence here. Even the Americans, our conquerors in the past […]

Baguio City: Exploring the Summer Capital of the Philippines (Part 2)

The nice thing about Baguio is that the attractions are really close to each other. Yes, you can just walk down the road; and sooner or later, you’ll find something that picks up your interest. And the best thing about Baguio? You can hike all you want without feeling uncomfortably hot because the fresh mountain […]

Baguio City: Exploring the Summer Capital of the Philippines (Part 1)

Located 1,540 meters above sea level in the mountains of Benguet, Baguio is one of the highest cities in the Philippines. That altitude and the inland location of the city gives Baguio unique characteristics; it is one of the few places in the Philippines where pines, orchids, and other exotic flora flourish. Most notably, however, […]