Where The Four Great Amputees And Mountains Led Me

The windy afternoon was starting to metamorphose into dusk. We were walking along the steep ravines of Rio Grande de Cagayan on the outskirts of Santo Thomas in Isabela when I happened to glance down at the jagged boulders, approximately 20 feet high. The gushing sound of the waters slapping the rocks, which got me…

The World’s Finest Wilderness Lies Beneath The Manila Ocean Park

It was 16 December 2010 when I first explored the Manila Ocean Park’s oceanarium. This is one of those activities that I would heart to do over and over again. As you know, I love nature and I immerse in its elements whenever there is a chance. The ocean park just gives that superb, magical feel…

Bagolatao’s Pebble Beaches: For Your Information

1.There are no eateries in the area so you should bring your own bring food. The sari-sari stores could only provide for sodas, liquors, and junk food. 2. The terminal serving jeepneys bound for Bagolatao Pebble Beaches including White Pebbles Beach Resort is located beside the biggest LCC Mall in Naga City. There are also…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

The scene that comes to mind whenever I hear the word “spring” is the primary wonders of nature coming back to life heralding transformation and hope. The freezing temperature that made our bodies dormant for the past few months is now arid and clime. The leaves we saw falling are now turning virescent. The flowers we saw wilting are…

NO MATTER WHAT, RECYCLING IS WORTH THE EFFORT

Last 18 December 2012, I received an email from Ms. Alison Morris of Education Database Online. She wrote that she stumbled upon my blog post titled “No Plastic Bags Policy” so she initiated prompting me to partake in this valuable product of their organization’s efforts on saving the earth:  infographic on plastic recycling. It is a shame…

A Magical Site Trip To Lobo Beach Club & Spa

The town of Lobo is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the province of Batangas because of its beautiful beaches. The coastlines enveloping the five barangays of Fabrica, Masaguitsit, Olo-Olo, Malabrigo, Soloc and Sawang could be a refuge for travelers wanting to temporarily escape the bustles of everyday life, not to mention the…

First Taste Of A Virgin Beach At Lukang Island, Pagbilao, Quezon

I had been to a beach at Port San Vicente in the northernmost part of Cagayan Valley back in high school where I experienced, for the first time, seeing the boundless ocean. We had that field trip, and summer getaway at the same time, last March 1997 to the port in relation to our subject, Economics….

The Card

Time really flies faster than expected; I didn’t notice that it’s been nearly three years since I saw that innocent, cutest face the night he came out from her portal. The sound of his first cry bounced to my ears again as everyone in that room was looking at him with a smile–the most significant day of…

“No Plastic Bags Policy”

“And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away…

The Struggling Servant of Mother Nature

I read this book, “The Way to Happiness” by L. Ron Hubbard, over the weekend and a revelation was brought on to my knees. The way to happiness is so simple: to be on good terms with the universe. What I found most interesting about the book though is its emphasis on safeguarding the environment–the…