Category Archives: Water Ventures

Stories of rivers, lakes, islands, ocean and canon-balling into the water

Uwan-uwanan Falls: An Adrenaline Pumping Secret in Southern Leyte

Uwan-uwanan Falls Brgy. Kawayan, Libagon, Southern Leyte   It was ten in the morning when we entered the palm forests of Brgy. Kawayan in Libagon, Southern Leyte.  In the first twenty minutes of the trek, I thought to myself of … Continue reading

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Shoestring Trip to Alcoy + Pugalo Run 3

It was late noon when we left Cebu City for Alcoy that third Saturday of March.  The trip was long and we took that slow, passenger-scavenging minibus from the south bus terminal.  The seats are so narrow we can hardly … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Rivers: Backyard Trekking at Bonbon, Cebu

Bonbon is a mountain barangay on the outskirts of the queen city of the south, Cebu.  It is a thirty minute ride from Lahug and is accessible via habal-habal – a local term for a motorbike that carries passengers to far … Continue reading

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When in Puerto Princesa: A Brief Chronicling of our DIY Trip to Philippine’s Last Frontier

Welcome to Puerto Princesa City! A peaceful, clean, and friendly tourist haven strategically located west of the archipelago surrounded by bountiful sea water and beautiful landscapes. As most tourist come here to enjoy and relax, this sign near the baywalk … Continue reading

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On Deep, Fresh, Enchanting Waters: Canyoneering Kanlaob to Kawasan

Kicking Off The day began early last March 1, 2014, as we left Cebu City for Moalboal at five in the morning.  It was comforting to know that Dan was bringing his car, lessening my tendency for motion sickness.  It … Continue reading

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A Not So Creepy Trek around Mt. Lantoy

Minutes after Basyang poured heavily over Cebu last Friday night, facebook posts and text brigades about cancelling our Mt. Lantoy climb have surfaced.  This climb has been postponed from three months ago after the 9.8 magnitude quake rocked the Visayas, … Continue reading

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All In a Day’s Work: An Encounter with a Shellfish Gleaner

He has gone around in the water surrounding the hundred square meter man-made island thrice while we were ready to feed on our grilled pork belly and hot dogs.  We called to him “kuya! kaon ta!” and he just motioned … Continue reading

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