Chirping birds. Leaves rustling through the wind. Sounds of crickets at night. The smell of the bonfire. Beautiful dancing lights from fireflies. Chilly breeze. Sun peeking through the trees and mountains. Getting loose with family and friends. Plus, the humble and cuddly furry pals you’ll get to meet. Indeed, nature acts in the simplest way … Continue reading Hashinida Farm and the Epic Tree Planting and Nature Camping
Yes, it’s not my first time on the magical island of Bantayan but it always gives me something new and exciting every visit. Remember Typhoon Yolanda in 2013? This island was one of those hardly hit by the super typhoon and I was there with some friends to extend help. I saw how it was … Continue reading Bantayan Island: Summer in November Escapade
The gang Beach and pool escapades seem mainstream these days. Why not get a new experience with nature? We were here for the Wild Birthday Party of a dear friend and member of Tribu AdOBo, Mandoy, who made the reservation. With the seclusion of the Green Mountain Spring Farm, you’ll surely enjoy its beauty of … Continue reading Serene, Relaxing Green Mountain Spring Farm
Stop thinking of what’s gonna happen tomorrow, you might not enjoy the ride… Although I love well-planned trips, I am always on-the-go for spontaneous adventures anywhere, anytime. Life is full of detours and misadventures. Yes, it is for life can be boring when everything is planned accordingly. Another yes for these unprecedented turns of events … Continue reading Aloguinsan Bound, Ended-Up in Moalboal: An Epic Detour
With the onset of COVID-19, we have been apart from our friends, peers, etc. Thankfully, catching up with them is now “yey, okay” but with certain health protocols and guidelines to follow. Just in time for Tribu AdOBo to celebrate our third year at House of Gwapa campsite. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The … Continue reading 3rd Tribu AdOBo Anniversary at House of Gwapa Campsite
I got it. Curtailing your freedom in a snap can be frustrating. But have you ever weighed things over and saw the bigger picture of life’s unfavorable circumstances? Yes, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is lethal. While it is a blessing in disguise for some, some find it very challenging. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. … Continue reading Work from Home Amidst COVID-19: Embracing the New Normal
I knew I had it penned but I couldn't find it. Sourcing and digging anywhere until I found it on my draft folder. Too busy? Or aging symptoms? Both, and more, I guess. Haha... It took me almost 2 years to complete and publish this travel story. Thanks to my friends' request for the itinerary … Continue reading Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide
Times you even forget you're still human.You have burdens. You're hurt.You've been forgotten. You've been left behind. You're reminded of your rock bottom.You surpassed past troubles.You don't know how. They just did.How could you not this time?Accept it. Embrace it. Let go. Let live. The cycle continues til' time you don't know. … Continue reading Let It. Let Go. Let Live.
The Age of COVID-19: The New Norm What lies ahead is yet to unfold.What's left for now is something to behold.Restrictions of any form.This is now the new norm. For life indeed is a hard-fought victory.Just be home and stay.Time comes we will see.We are Finally Free.When will that be?It's up to you and me.
The challenging trails rolling up and down with vertical drops (some in almost, if not all at 90 degrees, angle), rappelling without harness just the strong twigs and roots of the wild, and the unpredictable weather. Twice the experience yet here we are again, climbing the magical 2-summit mountain range of Mt. Talinis. After those … Continue reading Mt. Talinis: To the Route Less Traversed, Okoy 5 Trail