Tree Planting with GreenEarth Heritage Foundation

September 2015 Yes, it has been a busy month. This time, though, I’m with another company-run club I joined: MicroMissions with MS Volunteers Club. We partnered with GreenEarth Heritage Foundation which is based at Manalmon, Sitio Madlum, San Miguel Bulacan. Hey, I did say in the previous blog that I’ll try to go back when I…

Mt. Talamitam & Mt. Batulao Twin Dayhike

August 2015 With two summits under my belt, I expected I’d be more confident about this trip.I am, but I still got a little nervous at the thought of hiking up two mountains in one day. I remember the organizer saying that it’s manageable for beginners, and who am I to insist I know better. My…

Tree Planting at La Mesa Watershed

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today. – Proverb Having been raised in the province, I had the fortune of a childhood full of adventure in the fields, climbing trees, hunting bugs, and dipping in and out rivers. The thought of a future without those…

Mt. Balagbag and Kaytitingga Falls

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” ~ Edmund Hillary If anyone has said to me 10 years ago, or even 5 years ago that I’ll be hiking up mountains, I’d laugh –or cry– at the sheer unlikelihood of it ever happening. The only sport/physical activity I remember enjoying when I was little…