The Islands of Gigantes Live Up To Its Name

It was a trip devoid of a single regret. I heard about the group of islands across the town of Estancia in Iloilo from Bok Pioquid, a faculty member of the Ateneo High School’s Christian Service Involvement Program. He and his wife would go on a “couple” backpacking tour every now and then. Until today,Continue reading “The Islands of Gigantes Live Up To Its Name”

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In Oslob, it’s either depth or height, or maybe both.

The prospect of swimming with the butandings or whale sharks excites me. Nothing can beat being one with the huge and gentle sharks that do not include us in their diet. Whale sharks are large fishes that grow around 40 feet, weigh approximately 20 tons, and has a life span of a hundred years. IContinue reading “In Oslob, it’s either depth or height, or maybe both.”

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You Can Fly in Bukidnon

The experience is like flying. Whether in Dahilayan Forest Park or Kampo Juan in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, both anicycling and ziplining are exhilarating experiences. Check out our photos of visiting these two adventure destinations, options for the experience of mountain ecosystems for our students. 1. Dahilayan Forest Park, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. Our trip to DahilayanContinue reading “You Can Fly in Bukidnon”

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You Should Go White Water Rafting

We were picked up at six in the morning. The jeep that was waiting for us had two red rafts on its roof. Seated inside the vehicle were a family of six, two couples, and an European tourist. As soon as we boarded the jeep — and picking up two more couples from their hotelContinue reading “You Should Go White Water Rafting”

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Amazing Agutayan Island

The return to Agutayan Island was a dream come true. The first time I visited the island was in September 2014.Β  Members of the Jesuit Basic Education Commission of the Philippines were brought here for environmental awareness. It was at that time that I learned about Xavier University’s Ridge-River-Reef (R3) Program that aimed to establishContinue reading “Amazing Agutayan Island”

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Samal Island and the White Land Bridge To A Mini-Island

“Over there you will find a small island worth exploring,” the man said, hand darting towards the edge of a coast. “Right there,” he pressed on when I seemed confused. “You’ll find it near the beach, a land bridge will bring you there on high tide.” When I followed his gaze that afternoon at SamalContinue reading “Samal Island and the White Land Bridge To A Mini-Island”

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