Archive for February, 2009

Ten Must Climb Mountains in the Philippines

Monday, February 16th, 2009

These are currently the top ten mountains to climb in the Philippines. It is listed in order of difficulty with Level 1 the easiest and level 4 the most strenuous.


The Splash on Ash

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Mount Pinatubo’s volcanic explosion in 1991 was a huge natural catastrophe felt around the globe. It devastated the central plain of Luzon and wiped out towns and communities, especially those of the tribal Aetas. Over the past fifteen years, the vast desert lands left by the explosion became challenging volcanic lahar frontiers, best left to brave trekkers and explorers. But following a trend around the world, a Korean eco-tourism project is bringing the benefits of natural mud treatments to the foothills of Pinatubo mountain.


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