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VIDEO: Hiking Mt. Pinatubo

Is it nice in Mt. Pinatubo? A lot of people ask me this question. Well here’s my short answer: I’ve been there thrice. Mostly to accompany cousins from abroad. I hope that answers it. I recommend it mainly because it’s beautiful, but also because it fits the adventure and nature categories without much of the pain (i.e. […]

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The Crater (Mt. Pinatubo, Zambales Part 3)

This is it, we said, after the last stop. We were wrong though. Apparently, the last stop was just sort of the beginning of another segment of the journey.

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The Trail (Mt. Pinatubo, Zambales Part 2)

More than the beginning and the end, for me, what’s most important is what happens in between. And this is what happened in between. We get down our 4×4 truck after that bumpy ride, and the beginning of the trail greeted us with a warm reminder to watch our steps. This is what I wore: comfy shorts, […]

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The Beginning of a Journey (Mt. Pinatubo, Zambales Part 1)

They say there are two types of travellers – those who travel for the journey and those who do so for the destination. Although I may be a little bit of both, I’d say I’m a journey person more than anything. The visit to Mt. Pinatubo was my first official trek ever (I went up […]