Cleanup Drive and Hiking in Camel Trail 1

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” I am not a perfect person nor that I am any better than anybody else. But if there is one thing I pride myself on, it will be the enthusiasm for the environment particularly participating in events that support…

Summer Night Hike in the Desert Gorges of Riyadh…Anyone?

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” These days, summer is extra tough for people who love the outdoors. When the sun sets late and temperatures spike, it can be tempting to just chill inside with Netflix in front rather than bundle up for an outdoor…

Riyadh’s White Canyon: A Home to Grand Gorge and Other Desert Wonders

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” When I received the internal communication regarding a big discount offers relative to the celebration of International Men’s Day on 19 November 2019, I immediately chose and registered in Hikemania Club’s hiking trip to the White Canyon in Nemar….

Reinforcement Hike on the Camel Trails in Riyadh’s The Back of Beyond

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” View this post on Instagram Going on a solo hike, which I did last week, was a rejuvenating and spiritual experience, but sharing this endeavor with friends two days ago was more fun. And, got someone to take photos…

Into the Poetic, Barren Landscapes of Al Qiddiya in Riyadh

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” Exactly ten years ago, I hiked the fairly challenging trails of Mt. Batulao—my first ever “concubine”.   View this post on Instagram Out of the couch to work out for tweiqs and plateaus in Al Qiddiya… #unveilsaudi #iblogksa #riyadhsunset…

On the Ledge of “Edge of the World” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” Four years ago, I and three of my friends failed at setting foot on the Edge of the World. This was a predicament that eventually became a blessing in disguise (“A Series of Unfortunate Events“) and where the failed…

Take a peek at Riyadh’s New Tourism Gem: The Hidden Canyon #VantagePoint

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” A week ago, the leader of expat bloggers in Riyadh, The Pink Tarha, posted this newly discovered nature spot in Al Dulum called “The Hidden Canyon” 130 kilometers from the capital city. Weekend sightseers, Filipino expats in particular, have been buzzing around…

Joyride to Nofa Farm and Resorts’ Safari Park & 1MW Solar Power Plant

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).”  It was already gloaming when Ace came to fetch us from the lawn (“Nofa Farm and Resorts: A Private Oasis of Tranquility and Restful Retreat”). Yahoo! Off to Safari Park at last. When we were at the court’s parking lot, we…