Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

A quick yet not-so-easy hike to one of the most popular peaks in the Sierra Madre range. It was 90 percent assault and the traverse was one of the most knee-killing things I've done in my life (and I'm staying this at a life stage where I am doing high-intensity interval training and some weights [...]

Advertisements

Capones Island, Zambales

Capones Island, Zambales

05.20.2017 These are our photos from Capones Island, a side trip from our weekend in Zambales. Breaking up sharing about this getaway into separate posts because I love all our pictures so much and it was so hard to curate! It figures that the smaller the party is, the more photos there are, in our case [...]

Mt. Daguldol and Laiya

Mt. Daguldol and Laiya

YES to a tandem weekend of hiking and hitting the beach!

Walking on the ‘Dinosaur Spine:’ Mt. Batulao, Batangas

Walking on the ‘Dinosaur Spine:’  Mt. Batulao, Batangas

The "new trail" is basically a traverse through 12 mini-peaks that offers a scenic, sprawling view of Balayan Bay and even Taal and Mt. Maculot on a clear day.

Mt. Ulap, February 2017

Mt. Ulap, February 2017

A photo diary of my first hike for 2017! In the chilly Cordilleras, no less

Masungi Georeserve, May 2016

Masungi Georeserve is only 30 minutes away from Marikina. It is a 1600-hectare property where the PH's only exposed Paleocene (50-60 million years old!!!) rock formations can be found. Since 1996, it has been painstakingly restored, protected, and prepared to help people appreciate our country's biodiversity and to inspire them to protect our environment as [...]

Tinipak River and Pililla Windmills, April 2016

The journey itself will take no more than 30 minutes but that's if you can resist the urge to climb the big limestones and pose for pictures

New Heights

WAY TO NAMCHE. Photo by Elaine Tima Currently traversing a portion of the Great Himalayan Trail, trekking and hiking all for the sake of a story. I have pushed myself to the limits physically for this trip (which was a fortuitous blessing in the first place). I am learning new things about Nepal, mountaineering, Sherpa [...]