Month: July 2012
Of sandy beaches in a remote resort
The white expanse of fine sand stretches a good hundreds of meters from the water’s edge. No exaggeration when it comes to the beaches of Cagbalete. At low tide, it stretches too far out that swimming in the clear blue waters of the Pacific will be fruitless. It makes for a lovely lounging spot though.…
The Pinagpatong Rocks form part of the Masungi Rock Formations which lie along the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Located in Barangay Cuyambay in Tanay, Rizal, the rock formations occupy a vast portion of the barangay’s greenery. Easily seen from the main highway, there are two points to reach the rock formations. The more popular of…
June pic(k) of the month
This month, I added a life event in a serious mountaineer’s timeline: Guiting-Guiting. Dayhike – traverse – 22 hours. His awesome creation; superb views; fantastic weather.
Above the clouds
This was where all the madness started. I fell in love with the mountains. And they loved me back. Mt. Pulag stands at 2,922 MASL and is the highest peak in Luzon. Known for its picturesque cloud formations when atop the summit (dubbed as the “sea of clouds”) and for temperatures dropping to minus 0…