It's been 3 days since we went to Tarak Ridge for our 2nd major climb this year with the Boss's group - AKAC (Abot Kamay Adventure Club) and as of this writing, my whole body is still sore and going up and down the stairs is a torture I cannot avoid. My arms and legs feel like stone and I've been indulging myself with a lot of junk foods (imagine chicharon and Razon's halo halo for breakfast) to help forget the pain and convince myself that I deserve it. Anyway, on with my story.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
Climbing Mt. Batulao for the second time made me hungry for more of its gradual slopes and dusty trails. Even under the heat of the Philippine summer sun, we still made it to the summit with big grins specially after making new friends who danced to the tune of Teach Me How to Dougie without further ado. We climbed with Reuel and Jepay - our climbing buddies in Mt. Maculot who were so game. So game that even if the climb schedule entitled them no sleep, they still said yes to our invitation (thanks guys!).
We took the 3AM bus trip to Nasugbu, Batangas at BSC Pasay Terminal after a quick breakfast and arrived at the Evercrest Golf and Country Club at 4:30 in the morning. Equipped with our headlights, we started walking towards the "jump off" (we don't really know which is the official one) until we saw the familiar hut where we rested before descending down the old trail.
|Mt. Batulao in all its morning glory|
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Happy Labor Day folks! I am here at work but still happy because we found a Kid of the Trip in Mt. Batulao when we were there last weekend! (blog post to follow!)
But first things first, have you checked out the recent seat sale of our favorite local carriers? 3 of them are on sale now (remember every Labor Day is a Seat Sale Day!) so make sure to book your tickets for your next vacation and hunt the internet jungle for cheap accommodations! Who wants to stay in a posh hotel if you will be outside 80% of the time? For us, we tend to splurge on everything else like food and activities but never on accommodation because we are cheap like that! Hehe! I recently discovered Airbnb and I've seen nice and sleek rooms from trusted home owners. I cannot wait to book our room through them when we go to Kota Kinabalu in the future and maybe try to join as well to house tourists from the around the world too! Mi casa es tu casa! (my house is your house!) Anyway, on with my story!