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Blanca Aurora River: A Fascinating Adventure in Going Home

Blanca Aurora River: A Fascinating Adventure in Going Home

Research and stories show that in mountaineering, or any outdoor activity for that matter, most accidents happen on the way back to base camp. Having successfully been to the pinnacle of the adventure, one’s mindset becomes more relaxed. Having conquered the hardest part, going back home should be easy, right? Well, that relaxed state can […]

Sulpan Cave: Whispered Treasures in a Deep, Dark Void

Sulpan Cave: Whispered Treasures in a Deep, Dark Void

They say that there’s a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. But during our adventure inside mysterious Sulpan Cave, we saw no glittering treasure. What we found at the end of a spellbinding waterfall was an otherworldly light-less realm of mysterious creatures, unseen geological treasures, and whispered secrets. Sulpan Cave is a […]

Pinipisakan Falls: A Rare Glimpse of Genuine Purity

Pinipisakan Falls: A Rare Glimpse of Genuine Purity

Once upon a time, before humans exploited the world to suit their whims, there were natural wonders that are so magnificent they defy the wildest imagination. Wonders that make you believe that magic exists. Rare treasures that make you step back and question why we are destroying our world. A few weekends ago, we considered […]

Langun Gobingob Cave: Into a Monster of Epic Proportions (Part 2)

Langun Gobingob Cave: Into a Monster of Epic Proportions (Part 2)

Human being’s notion of self-importance is a delusion. There are powers all around us that are far too massive for us to comprehend. We can feel the immensity of those powers when we face the full grandeur, the breathtaking beauty, the awesome might, the real danger, and the total indifference of Mother Nature. During our […]

Langun Gobingob Cave: A Mountain Under a Mountain (Part 1)

Biggest. Widest. Deepest. Most beautiful. Superlatives in Mother Nature never fail to astound us. They give us a feeling of awe, respect, and reverence. In the Philippines, we are blessed with some of the most wondrous superlatives that capture the world’s imagination. In fact, we are blessed to have one of them right smack in […]