APRIL 13 was a big day for Baranggay Datal Anggas, the farthest barangay in my hometown, Alabel, Sarangani Province. No, not because it was Friday the 13th (blood was shed, though (there was a mass circumcision courtesy of the municipal health office)) but because it was the 24th Foundation Anniversary ...Read More →
Posts Tagged "outdoors"
I PLANNED to spend the Holy Week at home. I had plenty of reasons for not wanting to go anywhere, but the night before the EcoTrek to Lake Holon in T'boli, South Cotabato, something pushed me to join my group, Team Bundol Mountaineers, in what was going to be one ...Read More →
DESPITE BEING haunted by claustrophobia I faced the challenge of exploring a cave inhabited by bats and a flock of balinsasayaw (swiftlet) in Purok Bagong Buhay, Mabuhay, General Santos City. Let me tell you the tale of a reluctant spelunker. It wasn't part of the plan. We only talked about dipping ...Read More →
HERE IN SoCCSKSarGen adventure never ends. I feel very lucky to be here in this part of the planet, where opportunities for adventure are limitless. I also thank God that he allows me to enjoy the wonderful gift of nature. A week after our Mt. Matutum adventure, my team, Team Bundol Mountaineers, ...Read More →
IN THE early morning of November 26, more than a hundred people gathered at the Provincial Capitol building. That day was a big day for Sarangani Province as it celebrates its 19th Foundation Anniversary and 9th MunaTo Festival. But those who gathered at the capitol lobby that morning did not ...Read More →
WE FOLLOWED the wrong route on our trek to Atnayan Falls. Instead of heading straight to Atnayan, we were sidetracked to Malbato and Pinagturan one fateful afternoon. When we realized that we were headed nowhere and when we saw the water turn slowly into the color of chocolate, our pathfinders Jun2x ...Read More →
AFTER SLAVING yourself for a week at work, don't you think your mind and body deserve a relaxing treat? For myself, I went on a horseback riding soiree in Sinawal and then I retreated to a royalty treatment at The Horizon Spa. Horseback Riding and a Journey to My Childhood Days With ...Read More →