My Misadventure Series (#1): I Have Missed My Flight!

Traveling is definitely fun, no argument on that, but there are times when inevitable things happen out of your own control or simply because of your anxiousness. Travel mishaps can quickly turn your supposed awesome trip into a headache or worse a disappointment of not traveling anymore. Well, I have been traveling and learning lessons … Continue reading My Misadventure Series (#1): I Have Missed My Flight!

Quenching My Thirst for Nature: Mt. Capistrano Day Hike

As per request by a friend. Here’s my first climb experience in Bukidnon more than a year ago. Enjoy the read. 🙂

THE WANDERING ITINERANT

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Mt. Capistrano
 
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Jump-Off Point
Knowing Bukidnon as home for famous mountains and mountain ranges, I would be depriving myself of what it can offer me if I’ll go back to Cebu without climbing one of them. Who would have thought they were awaiting for me in my own hometown. Since I would only have limited number of days to stay, I will take the challenge one at a time, and Mt. Capistrano is a good start for this year. Lucky enough, I have a friend/schoolmate who’s also into outdoor activities.
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With my friend/schoolmate who serve as one of my guides
 
I have learned that rocky Mt. Capistrano is notable among the small mountains in the province, which is visible in the highways of Malaybalay City. It towers an average of 2,000 feet above sea level and humbly crowned with…

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Mt. Lanaya: Between the Myths and Our First-Hand Experience

    Be prepared. Persevere. Be determined. Be mindful. Be careful. Enjoy. These are the mantras most climbers keep repeating themselves to reach the summit no matter the trail to traverse. How else can you make sure that all information received and gathered before an adventure are facts? This is the start of planning this … Continue reading Mt. Lanaya: Between the Myths and Our First-Hand Experience

Osmeña Peak With the Birdie Buddies: A Friendship Camp

So what else can be better than camping with your close friends and family? How about go hiking and camping with people you less talk to and those you have just bump into first time? Well, it was a challenge at first, fun and enjoyable all along, and will be something to look forward to … Continue reading Osmeña Peak With the Birdie Buddies: A Friendship Camp

Mt. Mago: A Boundary Day Hike to the North of Cebu

The weekend is near and it only means a perfect time for the wanderer to explore the wilderness. People may find me crazy to spend my supposed rest time off work on Sundays to the wild, but I actually find it comforting to walk on hectares of land that comes with muddy, rocky, bushy trail … Continue reading Mt. Mago: A Boundary Day Hike to the North of Cebu

Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway

    Expensive accommodation and facilities, a variety of pricey food, foreigners outnumbering the locals are among the hearsays I’ve been hearing about the Island of Malapascua. I’ve done my own research and, truth to be told, found nothing much to see on the island except its beaches and diving sites. Thus, it remains a … Continue reading Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway

Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Have you been spellbound by a spectacular view of nature or by an idyllic spot just to see the sun rises and sets? I have been at the hype for these, countless of times actually, which is why I always think of wild camping whenever I’m stressed, at mundane or just when I need to … Continue reading Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Musuan Peak: The 10-Turn Day Hike

It may be ironic, but yes, I have been passing Musuan Peak 4 years of my college life without setting foot even on its base since I’ve known it to be frequented only by teachers and students when doing botanical and zoological research. It even took me several climbs in Cebu before I had one … Continue reading Musuan Peak: The 10-Turn Day Hike

Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

​ ​​ ​Would you rather go with the same group of travel buddies or go with the random people along your adventures? Confusing? There's actually no right or wrong answer to this as some time in our life, whether we are caught in a circumstance or have planned it ahead, we get to mingle with … Continue reading Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

Our Ultimate 5-Day Bantayan Island Experience On a Budget

​ ​​ ​ Have you ever wandered or traveled in an island with unclear itinerary, unfavorable circumstances, but still full of hope to enjoy and make the most of your stay? Here’s the trivia. Did you know that for our 5-day stay in the island I personally spend 2,269? And that includes inland and island … Continue reading Our Ultimate 5-Day Bantayan Island Experience On a Budget