The Playground Of Demigods And Nephilims: Tarak Ridge

I once read that all mountain landscapes hold stories. And those stories may come from what we read, from what we dream, and from what we create. One of my most notable climbs before leaving the country more than a year ago is at Mount Mariveles, most popularly known as Tarak Ridge, in Bataan. The…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

The moment I read the Weekly Photo Challenge’s theme today, what came to mind in a flash is my ever lofty concubine. I had an almost unbreakable plan to see her during my vacation last March to April this year but something more adamant came up that winnowed every grain of that plan. I mollified…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

During my last climbing experience for this year, I was on my long way down from the summit when I thought of taking snapshots on the spur of the moment. So I was taking pictures here and there while trekking at speed. When I was munching a rest at one point, I thought of scanning…

Little Wonders Series’ Sixth Episode

Mountaineering has always been special for me because of the array of flora and fauna, particularly the small ones, I see along the mountain trails. These little plants and animals awakened my keen interest in biology–the very reason why this Little Wonders’ Series surfaced on my blog. For this episode, the featured photos were all…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged

One amazing thing about a spider is its ability to create various types of silk where each serves a distinct and separate function. The most useful of these types of silk would be the one it uses in making a web.  A web, which is made up of exquisitely arranged threads, in a cruciate form….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Through

Through Earth And Sky This photo is my favorite among the many ones I took from my recent climb at Tarak Ridge (which I consider as The Playground of Demigods and Nephilims)  in Bataan Province last 18 March 2012. “The earth and sky brings energy from your spiritual source in the sky through you and…