Two things. First, I am not sure about its original name, “Panimahawa” or “Paminahawa”. Some call it the latter, while the locals use the other one. Second, I would have forgotten to write about this trip if not for my late friend, who was one of the casualties of the pandemic, Lai. I was just simply scrolling some of my travel photos and I came to a pause when I saw the photos during this trip.
Well this one is already a very long overdue post. But observing the ever growing community of mountain hikers, trekkers, or whatever you call it, rushed my memories back to … Continue reading Climbing Mt. Hibok – Hibok and Lessons Learned
Elevated at around 1,330 MASL (est), Naliwatan peak stands the tallest among the three peaks of Tres Marias in Biliran island. It is also the most visited among the three … Continue reading Biliran’s Tres Marias – Summiting Naliwatan Peak the Second Time Around with Trexplore
I quit my job and went on a spiritual healing in Camiguin island and it was beautiful. I regret nothing. No. I am not implying that you should quit your … Continue reading Camiguin Island: Where To Go And What To Do?
A city haunted by its dark reputation of family feuds and civil wars, Cotabato City stands still and strong amidst the dark smoke of these histories and rumors. Flaunting its … Continue reading Cotabato City and Nearby Places to Visit
Each mountain has their own signature embedded with interesting and memorable stories. Some mountains have similar terrains and trail types but you’ll never have the same experience. It is not … Continue reading Mt. Minandar : Sunset and Hiraeth
Good things come to those who wait. Well, that is the most fitting quote for our story when we climbed Mt. Melibengoy (Mt. Parker) and visited the wonder-inducing Lake Holon … Continue reading Lake Holon: The Reward of Patience
I’ve been climbing mountains for quite a while now, but I haven’t experienced night trekking yet. Not until last July 2017 when we ventured, once again, for another last-minute trekking … Continue reading Mt Mago: A Rainy Night Trek
Kandungaw Peak, from the Bisaya word “dungaw” which means “to look below”, literally stands by its name. With its 90-degree death drop cliff, it surely requires one to have a … Continue reading Kandungaw Peak: Billion Stars and The Death Drop Cliff
There are things we just neglect on our first encounter and too late to realize its glitter. That’s our tale of the newly crazed peak in Cebu, Casino Peak. Casino … Continue reading Casino Peak (Ka-Seno): Cebu’s Version of Chocolate Hills
We all know the highest peak in Cebu is located in the mid-south region of the island. The popularly visited and highly accessible Osmeña Peak is located in the mountain … Continue reading Southern Cebu Peaks: A Trekking Quest
The ocean is my first love. But I found true love on the mountains. -Diane Therese Those were the lines of my friend while we were just casually talking about … Continue reading Camping Through the Eyes of First Timers
Malubog Lake in Toledo City has started to make noise over the internet especially on the social media. The lake is indeed a beauty displaying her magnificence. Silent and mysterious, … Continue reading Malubog Lake Itinerary and How To Get There
Every place has a legend to tell and every legend has a tale behind. Malubog Lake has been sleeping silently in the midst of Toledo City’s mountains. It was just … Continue reading Malubog Lake : The Silent Tale of Toledo City
Bocaue Peak is one of the peaks that can be trekked nearby Cebu City. People climb the peak either for leisure or other reasons like training/pre-climb for a major climb … Continue reading Bocaue Peak: Capability Test and Should I Recommend it?
Bocaue Peak maybe one of the lesser known camping sites in Cebu. Well, at least for me. “The Muffin Peak” so it is dubbed by few climbers. There are different … Continue reading Bocaue Peak: My Comeback Story
Our Spontaneous Day Trek to Bocaue Peak.
After a long stressful week, nothing compares with the relief brought by an escape back to mama nature’s arms. Escaping from the city has this “healing” factor. It naturally de-stresses … Continue reading Mt. Naupa – A Weekend Breather
Mt. Takliad is located in Argao, Cebu. A neighbouring peak of the infamous Mt. Lantoy. This lesser known peak hasn’t reached the ears of most campers yet. I was able … Continue reading Mt. Takliad And The Lost Trail
A day trek to Cebu’s Mt. Mauyog and Mt. Manunggal