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The Unexpected Adventure: Twin Hike

The sun is about to set and the darkness is slowly covering the sky.

At around 6 o clock in the evening, a heavy rain started to pour, but that’s usual considering the fact that it is rainy season in the Philippines. The thing is I, Mr. Michael, his wife, Mr. Ronald and Kuya Sonny (our tour guide) are in the middle of trekking the Mt. Cayabu and Mt. Maynoba/Maynuba, and I know that’s crazy.

Let me start again what happened.


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…