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Mt. Makiling: Travel Guide, Itinerary and Expenses

Mt. Makiling is an inactive volcano located at the border of the province of Laguna and Batangas. The Mountain is owned by University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna. It was a national park before but was then transferred to them for the use in forestry education and information.

Elevation: 1,090masl (3,580ft)
Difficulty: 5/9

There are two(2) different trails to choose from:

1. Backtrail
* from Jump off point (Brgy. San Felix, Sto. Tomas Batangas) up to peak 2 and went back to the…

Conquering Mt. Makiling: We got lost but managed to survive

It was past four o’clock in the afternoon, and we were in the middle of descending from the summit of Mt. Makiling when suddenly we got separated from the group and got lost.

Let me start from the very beginning.

The bus station near LRT Gil Puyat is our meeting place before going to Batangas. Jornel, one of my collegues, and I arrived early since we came from the office. At around 4:30AM we are already complete and boarded the bus…

A Letter to Mother

What is a mother to you? Isn’t it she represents a true angel in this world? A true martyr and a hero. We all know being a mother is the hardest job in this world.

24 hours a day,
7 days a week,
30 days a month and
12 months a year.

Photo from: thematapicture

No double pay, no overtime pay, no holiday bonuses or even 13th month pay.

The day we were born or the day a mother gave birth is the day she felt…