Little Wonders Series’ Fifth Episode

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual My entry for this week’s challenge is not about the best photo that I have for it. It’s about the fact that I got just a photo for it. A photo of probably the most unusual leaf in the world, which I saw in the not so visible spot of Mount…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

The flower (Giant Medinilla Magnifica) in the photo is abundant in almost all the mountains I had climbed so far. It is one of those beautiful plants that still captures my optical organs each time I see it although I already did see it many times. Mount Makiling in the province of Laguna is one…

The Mystical Mountain of Maria Makiling

Background “Mt. Makiling is a popular hiking destination. The two major trails begin at the UPLB College of Forestry and Brgy. San Miguel, Sto. Tomas, Batangas. The UPLB trail is more commonly used, taking 4–5 hours to reach the summit (Peak 2). However, this trail is closed as of October 2007 due to trail damage…