Conquering Mt. Batulao

Climb a mountain. I never trek before in my life and the invite to “climb a mountain” sounded like a challenge. Mt. Batulao is located in Batangas, this mountain is good for trekking by beginners like me. This was my first climb and it has been worth the try.

We did a night hike. We are a group of maybe 25-28 members (I forgot our exact count). So this is a good experience for me. I get to climb a mountain, do a night hike, camp and sleep in the mountains and meet new people.

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May 2013

Far from the city lights and stress of traffic, comes the island of Batanes. True enough that it feels like a different country. There’s this humongous space of green grass and no sight of pollution anywhere. I wasn’t even able to see any public transportation during my stay. They have small communities where it feels like you can count the number of houses in no time.

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