Do you like your name? Do you know why your parents gave you that name? If you only had a chance to choose a name for yourself, what would that be? It’s funny how some parents get their children’s names. Most parents think of what to name their kids ahead of time. This becomes a … More What’s in a name?
I wasn’t athletic when I was in school. Unfortunately, I wasn’t born with speed genes. I remember when I was in elementary and high school, I can’t join volleyball coz I was freakishly afraid of “the ball”. How the hell am I gonna join the game when I keep on avoiding the ball when the … More Entering the World of Mountaineers and Runners
Race Route:10 miles or 16km Around 70% road, 30% trail Degree of Difficulty: Difficult. Steep ascents, mixed road and trail. Both sunny and rainy season would add a different challenge to the race. I was too busy to post this on my blog. So here I am now. Sharing my experience in Corregidor. We arrived … More Corregidor Conquered
(I wrote this Q4 of last year 2009. I just posted this now coz i missed posting it before.) Jump-off point: Sitio Bayabasan, Brgy. Aga, Nasugbu (KM. 83) LLA: 14.1158° N; 120.7577° N; 630 MASL Days required/ Hours to summit: 1 day / 2 hours Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 3/9, Trail class 1-3 with steep assault … More Mt. Talamitam Climb
It was Kuya Ariel who planned and lead the climb. We had our pre-climb meet at Bonifacio High Street on May 16, 2009. We’ve planned the meeting time, meeting place and things to bring. We climbed Pico de Loro on May 23, 2009. It was just me, Kuya Ariel and Suzzie. The climb was great, … More Pico de Loro Rush
I wrote this Feb 2009. I’m back from Pulag. It took me a week before I could write something about my experience. Why? Because, I had a post climb depression, glad I’m over it now. I can look on the pics and I can tell stories. So, where do I start…hmmm… I won’t be putting … More Mt. Pulag: Love it, Hate it
We initially planned to go surfing in La Union. It was supposed to be a trip with Kuya Ariel and my boyfriend Wowoo. Days passed but Kuya Ariel didn’t confirm if he’s going (I wonder why…Busy with what? Or busy with whom?…Teeeheee…) My bf then decided we climb Mt. Maculot instead of going to La … More Hiking Up Mt. Maculot
Why do you climb mountains?”, Jed asked me during our team building last February 27, 2009, the day before the Mt. Manabo climb. I was thinking about this while climbing Mt. Manabo and realized that I got no solid answer as my attention was curiously caught by the breathtaking sights on my way up. I … More Why do I climb mountains?