mt. asog: the mountain of the rising sun

Mt. Asog / Mt. Iriga

Iriga City, Camarines Sur
1,140 MASL
Jump Off: Sitio Ilian, Brgy. San Nicolas
Trek time: 3 – 4 hrs.
Considered a Minor climb with a difficulty level of 4/9


This old volcano saw my entire childhood literally because our house is just located at the foot of Mt. Asog where I play, study and most of all do hard labor to earn money. My grandfathers’ land is located almost  midway to the summit and we usually go there every weekend to either plant or harvest corn and other vegetable plant such as okra, eggplant, tomatoes, carrots etc. Mt. Asog has a special place in me since this is where my parents get most of our product to sustain our needs.  Continue reading


This month is NOT the best time to travel CamSur!

Not the best time to travel to CamSur

Last Friday April 25, 2014 I booked for a 5:30pm trip in DLTB Buendia going to Bicol particularly in Pili, Cam Sur. The suppose to be 9 hours of travel became a grueling 12 hours of travel.


I arrived before 5:00 am in Pili, Camarines Sur where I am expected to the wedding of my cousin. Instead of me having at least another extra hour of sleep I ended up taking a shower preparing for the 8:00am wedding in Naga City Cathedral. I had a sandy eye while taking pictures during the wedding. Continue reading