Moment Of Impact

Being part of the first-ever Amputee Climb in November 2009, which was featured on GMA’s “Born to be Wild“, was my perfect moment of impact as a mountain climber and travel blogger. The experience, with the four amputees namely Rommel Cruz (a practicing nurse), Leah Medrano and Sherilyn (technicians from the Philippine General Hospital’s Prosthetic…

CamSur Watersports Complex And Its Eco-Village

More than a month ago, I spent my second vacation (February 20-March 24, 2014) in Pili, Camarines Sur, and part of my supposed travel itinerary was to  to take a bath at Tinandayagan Falls in Libmanan and visit the first ever tropical Strawberry Farm in the south at Ocampo. However, the ever powerful intruder called budgetary constraints got…

Embraced By The Labyrinth’s Trail Of Mount Marami

Since the very first time I climb a mountain, the mighty sun is supportive until my Mount Marami (13th conquered mountain) experience in Maragondon, Cavite. In the early morning of 08 May 2011, I struggled my way through the group’s meeting place at 7 Eleven in Buendia because of the heavy rain from Sauyo. This was not…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument (Aguinaldo Shrine)

The date was 23 March 2008 when we were tasked to do a project in one of our subjects in the Graduate School. The project was to verify with the old locals in Kawit, Cavite the truth behind the death of Philippines’ first president, Emilio Aguinaldo. This was brought about by the off-the-record pages of history. Anyway,…

What Is The Name Of This Plant?

On 06 March 2011, my hiking buddy, Paul Basco, and I photographed this stunningly alabaster fruit during our climb at Mt. Cristobal in Quezon Province. I posted the photo on Facebook the following day and questions pertaining to the name of this particular plant ensued. Unfortunately, I don’t know the answer. I have already consulted Mr….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

The subject of this particular picture was supposed to be the blurred little boy, who was looking all convivial watching the gentle waves of the pacific ocean, in the backdrop. However, my eyes suddenly noticed the subtle appeal of the day hut’s bamboo bed. My interest was fenced in; I had to capture it. The…

2013: A Milestone Year For Stories Of The Wandering Feet & Mind

December is quite a demanding month for travel bloggers not only because of the holiday season but because of that special composition we have to make this time of the year: A Year End Post. Last year, I have shared about my best pictures, photographed in some of Saudi Arabia’s tourist spots, that have somehow…