Tag Archive | Holy Week adventure

Mt. Pinatubo: A Monster of Destruction, Creation, and Magnificence

The nation shook, and the world reeled during the cataclysmic event that happened in our country last June 1991. Mt. Pinatubo—a quiet, inconspicuous, and heavily eroded stratovolcano located at the tripoint of Zamales, Tarlac and Pampanga provinces in the Philippine island of Luzon— suddenly roared to life and released its fury. The force of the […]

Nagsasa Cove: Nature’s Cradle of Healing and Rebirth

Rebirth is part of Mother Nature’s cycle. But often, this aspect of the cycle can be so subtle that it evades human perception. Indeed, Mother Nature’s rebirth can take years, decades, or even centuries to become evident. Often, it is necessary to travel far and wide to see how she heals herself after being ravaged […]

Capones Island and Anawangin Cove: Jewels of Zambales

Mother Nature has an eternal cycle of destruction and creation. A supermassive star, for example, explodes as a supernova. Its shock wave instigating the gas in a nearby nebula to start the cosmic activity that results to the birth of a new star. A forest consumed by wildfire during the hot summer months starts to […]