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Vertical Bivouac at Kiokong White Rock Wall: An Extremely High Adventure (Part 2)

It is always a great feeling to be the first of something. Sweetie and I are quite proud and honored to be among the first clients of Adventure Technology Outfitters to fully undertake the vertical bivouac adventure in Quezon, Bukidnon. Best of all, this amazing adventure is the first of its kind in the Philippines, which makes the experience even more special. Up here on top of the monstrous Kiokong White Rock Wall, we were treated to an encompassing vista, an excellent company of adventurers, and a deeper understanding of ourselves and of Mother Nature.

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Vertical Bivouac at Kiokong White Rock Wall: An Extremely High Adventure (Part 1)

Succumbing to or overcoming the fear of heights is all part of adventuring. If you wish to enter into the world of adventure, sooner or later, you will have to face this challenge, from navigating slippery trails on mountainsides to climbing sheer rock walls. But let’s add something that makes the challenge more interesting—the opportunity to sleep on a tiny ledge hundreds of feet off the ground.

El Nido Palawan Island Hopping Adventure – Tour B: The Symphony of Bacuit Bay

Just like a beautiful song, each of Mother Nature’s wonders contain different chords. And in each chord are notes, carefully and meticulously chosen for their harmonic affinity. Each note has its own timber, pitch, and tone, each contributing to become a mesmerizing harmony that captivates the imagination and touches the soul. The beautiful, mystical islands […]

El Nido, Palawan Island Hopping Adventure – Tour A: Poetry of the Sea

By now, we all know that Mother Nature has wonders that defy imagination. In many cases, the word “beautiful” does not even cut close to the actual adjective that describes her wonders. The best photos and the most eloquent poems often don’t do justice to the magnificence of such places.

Scrambling Up the Ragged Taraw Peak: Morning Exercise in Mother Nature’s Gym

“Mag exercise tayo tuwing umaga, tuwing umaga, tuwing umaga” (Let’s exercise in the morning) so goes the popular Filipino novelty song. Indeed, doing exercises in the morning can definitely energize you. That fresh energy helps you get going all through the day. And we all know the awesome benefits of regular exercise: a fit body, […]

El Nido, Palawan Island Hopping Adventure – Tour D: The Souls of Tranquil Shores

The Philippines is world-renown for its endless array of stunning beaches that can be considered among the best in the world. And when we say endless, we definitely mean it! The combined coastline of our country’s 7,100-plus islands stretches to more than 36,280 miles, making our coastline the 5th longest in the world! Within that […]