Trail to Kaparkan Falls, Hell Ride to Abra’s Paradise

October 14, 2019
Trail to Kaparkan Falls of Tineg Abra

The trail to Tineg, Abra’s Kaparkan Falls, our travel organizer warned, is “physically and emotionally taxing”. This was reiterated by the tourism representative who did the briefing for all travelers before we were allowed to ride the 6×6 SKW Military Trucks. Now, sometimes the tour organizers and tourism officers would exaggerate for safety reasons. This time, though, it […]

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Christus Vivit at Northern Blossom Flower Farm

September 7, 2019
Christus Vivit

I missed Carmel Youth last August because of a supposed trip to Kaparkan Falls in Abra. They discussed Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation released March, 2019, addressed to everyone especially the youth entitled “Christus Vivit“. I spent some days reading this piece and inspired by Pope Francis’ teachings and the beauty I saw at Northern Blossom […]

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Sea of Clouds in Northern Blossom Flower Farm

September 4, 2019
Northern Blossom Atok Benguet

At times, because of traffic and over familiarity, we run out of new things to see in Baguio City. But just a few hours away, there are still places within Benguet Province that offers spectacular view of sea of clouds and fields of flowers in chilling temperature. Such is the case of Northern Blossom Flower Farm in […]

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Random Thoughts

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July 15, 2019

EMPTY SPACES CAN BE SO LOUD I’ve got nothing to say but I have this nagging feeling that I got to write something today. During those months that I wasn’t able to publish anything on this blog, a lot of things were going on. And I’d say a lot! I didn’t even had time to […]

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Mr. Christian Esguerra with Social Communications Commission of Diocese of Malolos

June 4, 2019
53rd World Communications Day Diocese of Malolos

Diocesan Commission on Social Communications held its celebration of the 53rd World Communications Day reflecting on the theme, “We are members of one another (Eph4:25) From social network community to human communities. World Communications Day is usually celebrated between Ascension Sunday and Pentecost. Diocese of Malolos celebrated the occasion on June 1 by gathering its […]

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Climbing and Discovering What “Hapunang Banoi” Means

May 2, 2019
Hapunang Banoi 2019

Intentionally ignoring the time, I did not monitor the exact hours and minutes it took to climb Mt. Pamitinan. Based on how the sun shone that morning, I guessed it was still hours before noon when we went back to the jump-off point, plenty of time for two more mountains. For those who would like to […]

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