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!

An Unexpected Find

  Who would have thought that this simple-, humble-looking cup of halo-halo will leave a priceless taste on my palette? Just tasted the best halo-halo that literally gave me a fusion of flavors from the perfect blends of its macapuno, chips, jelo, jackfruit, and other sweets; completed by a scoop of ube ice cream on … Continue reading An Unexpected Find

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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Riding In/On a Jeepney in the Philippines

  Many foreign tourists often say that a travel experience in the Philippines will not be complete without riding in or on a jeepney. Why? Mainly because it is already part of the Filipino culture and it is definitely fun. In fact, it is almost always blazoned as an integral part of any adventure across … Continue reading Riding In/On a Jeepney in the Philippines

Why So-Called Gigantes Island?

Photo credit: Asa Ni Quen? Yes, I know what you’re thinking. It is named after a giant, hence the name Gigantes Island? Let’s try to trace its origin. According to Wikipedia, the island chain is so-named after Sabuluag/Salauag, an endemic tree species to the islands. It was renamed to Gigantes Island during the Spanish colonial … Continue reading Why So-Called Gigantes Island?