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6 TOURIST SPOTS THAT WILL CONVINCE YOU TO VISIT DAVAO

Davao is an all-time favorite travel destination at anytime of the year. Because of its laid-back feel, tropical climate and stunning sceneries, many people make it their getaway all year round. Since this quaint city boasts of many beautiful places, a month-long stay is not enough to explore it entirely. In this article, I’m giving…

Trek at White Peak: Samal Island’s Highest Mountain

It is summer once again and there are many activities lined up for this scorching hot season. Most people would prefer to go to the beach to cool down and unwind. But how would you like to go on a short mountain trek and then rest your tired body in the sea? It’s like hitting…

MY JOURNEY TO MT APO – PART 3: #savemtapo

  It was on that unfortunate afternoon of Black Saturday that the once luscious and green forest of Mt. Apo will be scarred for a long time. I was one of the few who witnessed the fire when it was still beginning to devour more than 400 hectares of land as of this writing. Our…

My Journey to Mt Apo – Part 2: Black Saturday Fire at the Peak

March 26, 2016, the Black Saturday that will be forever etched in my memory. This is the story of how I became a witness to one of the biggest mountain fires that has devoured Mt. Apo. It was the second day of my journey to Mt. Apo. As scheduled in our itinerary, we would be climbing…

My Journey to Mt Apo – Part 1

Ever since I was a child, I have always been fascinated of mountains. I grew up in a place where the distant horizon is enveloped by hills and peaks. I told my parents if we could one day go there and climb it. But until now, that simple dream had never materialized. Ten years ago,…

How To Climb Mt. Apo Or Any Mountain

Climbing a mountain, like Mt. Apo or any peak here in the Philippines, may appear as a very difficult outdoor activity for some. However, for several people, it is both challenging and exciting. When it is your first time to try this adventure-filled journey, there are actually a number of tips you may consider for…

The Mystical Lake Venado

  Philippines is a country which is not only rich in natural resources and culture. It is also home to many myths, folklores and superstitious beliefs. In Mindanao, there is a mountain towering to more than 9,000 feet above ground, called Mt. Apo. Upon climbing Mt. Apo, one can pass the beautiful and mysterious Lake…

The Leave No Trace Seven Principles

  As we revel in the resplendence of Mt. Apo, let us not forget that we have a responsibility to preserve this treasure for the future generations. The Center for Outdoor Ethics suggests the Leave No Trace Seven Principles for every outdoor enthusiast. The said set of principles teaches people how to enjoy nature responsibly,…

Is Summer the Best Time to Climb Mount Apo?

Is mountain climbing one of your dream activities? Do you want to try it this summer? Would summer be the best time to climb Mount Apo? As classes come to an end and everyone starts to feel the summer vibe, you and your friends and some relatives might have been discussing about your great summer…