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Tag Archive | Pine forest

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.

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Marlboro Country: Come to a Place of Beauty and Tranquility

Marlboro Country: Come to a Place of Beauty and Tranquility

Nature soothes the human spirit. The longing to reset ourselves from the complications of life is one of the reasons why we included an early-morning visit Marlboro Country in Sagada, Mountain Province in our itinerary.

Mt. Pulag, Akiki Trail: An Adventure-Filled Valentines Climb (Part 2)

At 2,922 meters above sea level, Mt. Pulag is Luzon’s highest mountain and the third highest mountain in the Philippines. It is the sacred home of the Ibalois, Ifugaos, Kalanguya, Kankana-eys, and Karao tribes. It is the home of hundreds of plant species, rare birds, and threatened mammals such as the Philippine Deer, Long Haired […]

Mt. Pulag, Akiki Trail: An Adventure-Filled Valentines Climb (Part 1)

How do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? We usually stray away from the usual intimate candlelit dinners or 5-star hotel stays. As avid adventurers, we tend to find more romance and excitement on scenic mountain trails, on treacherous rock walls, under blue waves or in unknown places. Somehow, the beauty of Mother Nature, the feeling of […]