Mt. Pulag

You come for this

This beauty shown in the picture above (not me, the sea of clouds!) is the reason why you will climb Mt. Pulag, the 3rd highest mountain in the Philippines at 2,922 meters above sea level. Don’t worry, you wont be climbing that height because you are already in Benguet.  You will only climb maybe 7 kilometers or so. But is it hard? For me, it was.  And I even hired a porter for my 9-kilo bag. I am not at my fittest, but still this is not my first mountain (but the highest, of course). So, how do you go about climbing Mt. Pulag? Continue reading

Dinah Was Here

Family Travels

The family that travels together…

I love to travel. I was bitten by the bug in 2007 and has been traveling on a shoestring budget ever since. Before that, I have only been to Batangas, my hometown and some places in Laguna, Rizal, Cavite and Bulacan. They were not even travels and more like out of town swimming trips with the family.  The farthest that I have been before that was in Ilocos, my husband’s hometown, when we went home for a wake. And that was not a leisure trip. Then I turned 30 and as they say, the rest was history. Continue reading