Tabaco City, Albay Quickie

Tabaco Padjak and Mayon

ShareTweet The more I travel the more I realize that there are more places of interest that I need to explore. Being a first-timer in Tabaco City I enjoyed taking photos and learning something new even just for a short time. Wanna update you of my latest destination- Tabaco City, Albay. Here are three photos that would best describe Tabaco City (for me). Many say that Tabaco got its name from “Tabak ko” (or bolo) but history would tell us the land’s primary product was “tobacco,” yes the ones we use in our cigarettes. Even before the Spaniards came the […]

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Mt. Pico de Loro Quickie

James and Gwen

ShareTweet I should be in Baler riding 4-6ft waves that day but because of my good friend’s invitation for a day hike to Pico de Loro I found myself on board a car going to Maragondon, Cavite to hike not only with THE Pinoy Mountaineer but also with the stars of GMA 7- Sheena Halili, Gwen Zamora and Luis Alandy not to mention of course the hardcore mountaineers Koi and Daryl. Very rarely that I choose hiking over surfing and it was really surprising that I got stoked while on the trails and even heading back home so instead of […]

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Malaybalay City, Bukidnon Quickie

Monastery of the Transfiguration

ShareTweet The Monastery of Transfiguration, San Jose, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon After a looooong 15 hours of journey from Cantilan, Surigao del Sur I arrived here at the Monastery of the Transfiguration without any single complain about the more-than-half-day land trip. I think I tried almost all land transport vehicles in the Philippines from buses to habal-habal. What carried me through the journey was the promise of rest and the peace within. Here are three photos that can somehow reflect what I’m experiencing here today: Candle-lit reflection Father Elias told me that there’s a scheduled 1-hour brownout every 6:30pm so he […]

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