Our year-end climb for C4C was at Pico de Loro, one of my favorite day hikes. I wrote about Pico a year ago and every time I go back there, I always have a new appreciation for the mountain. It’s just a thing of beauty. What I think is different with Pico compared to other… Continue reading Of Peeping Toms, Marine Rescue, and Lost trails in Pico
I heard this line in Julia Robert’s Eat, Pray, Love which came out early last year. When translated, it means “the sweetness of doing nothing.” There’s no making that phrase any simpler. The sweetness of doing nothing. Since I resigned from work three months ago, I’ve been short of this Il Dolce Far Niente experience. Maybe,… Continue reading Il dolce far niente!
2012 will be a year of departures for me, and I couldn’t be more than excited! I’m finally going to Korea after so much delay! And, I’m also going to leave Manila for good. 2 years is a long time to be gone, but it seems that this is the direction God is leading me… Continue reading A year of Departures
“I look up to the mountains: does my strength come from mountains? No, my strength comes from God, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains.” (Psalm 121:1-2) Vast verdant fields and a Pulag look-alike are descriptions of Talamitam. It’s on the other side of Batulao in Nasugbu, Batangas and can be climbed in less than… Continue reading A Song of Ascents: Mt. Talamitam