“I changed my mind about tomorrow,” he said. “I think we should just do this one again.” I was a little bit taken aback. We go hiking together a lot and returning the same way we came is practically against his religion. And now here we were in Silver Falls State Park with miles of unexplored [...]
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So I showed up for the hike with my shiny brand new trekking poles and was met with a little bit of laughter. My sister and brother, hiking companions for the day, scoffed at me and made jokes about finding a good stick. “We’re surrounded by hiking sticks” they said, “how much did you spend,” [...]
It’s fair to say that most travelers book holidays in Egypt to have their fill of pharaohs and lost civilisations, pyramids and tombs. While the diversity of this country should come as no surprise to anyone who’s ever sailed the Nile, climbed Mount Sinai or chilled out on a Red Sea beach, few venture to [...]
April 13, 2013 in Hiking, Trekking, Walking
We set out into the dark December night with a mission and a fork. Given this choice of tool, you might surmise that our mission involved eating. On the contrary, it was all about exercising, specifically walking. My friend, Cindy, had volunteered us to be the clean-up crew that trailed along and removed the pink [...]
With the range of cost you can actually put your gear together from $600 to $3,000 depending on your preferences, brand of the equipment, model and technology. Of course you get what you pay for and you need to be vigilant in understanding each unit item and what the brands offer. But you don’t have to pay full price on even top of the line items…here are tips on how to save and put together your first scuba gear.
It’s getting hotter and hotter in the Philippines because summer is already here. One of the popular activities during summer is snorkeling since our country has been blessed with a teeming underwater world. For this week’s post, I’ll share my amazing snorkeling adventure in the stunning Balicasag Island. Balicasag Island Panglao Island in Bohol is [...]
Beautiful animals and plants underwater. Careful they sting!
I’m no scuba diver. I’m not a good swimmer either, but I love to explore the sea with all its living creatures underneath. Yes, I am also a selacophobic, but it didn’t stop me from discovering the undersea world. Since, I’m still saving up for a beginner’s course in scuba diving, I just resort to [...]
What would happen if the offspring of MC Escher bred with the offspring of Salvador Dali and their child grew up to study art, architecture and landscape design before taking lots of drugs and heading off into the Mexican jungle? Well, I don’t really know what would happen. But it would probably be a lot [...]