On this website you'll find a mixture of my mountaineering experiences, adventures, and belief in life. While I love backpacking, I am also a compulsive day hiker, and peak bagger. I’m up for any kind of hiking and think it’s a great way to get outside, give yourself a break from your worldly troubles, and get some natural exercise.
My hopes for the website are twofold. One, that it can act as a quick reference tool for novices and experienced hikers alike and a compilation of tips and advice on trip planning, lightweight backpacking techniques and improving your wilderness skill set. And two; that by browsing through some of the photo galleries and my blogs, at least a few people out there may be encouraged to put on a pair of comfortable shoes, grab a backpack and go for a walk. Hope to see you on the trail and on top of the mountain.
All that is gold does not glitter; Not all those who wander are lost. - The Lord of the Rings Volume 1
Website is under construction and on continuous development.
BATANES. The main island, Batan, 19 kilometers (12 miles) long and barely five kilometers (3 miles) wide at its widest point, consist mostly of high rolling hills, though the northernmost area is dominated by the sweeping countours of volcanic Mount Iraya (1,008 meters/3,307 feet).
According to the Historia de Filipinas by Agustin Cava (Manila 1876), Castillejos became a pueblo in 1743. It was first known as Uguic, later Uguic, until January 24, 1863, when the town was given a new priest and its present name. Uguit was also knoMore info