Most travelers reckon that Bataan is better off the way it is -- dangling away from the touristic route of Metro Manila to the rest of mainland Luzon. Like that single house in your neighborhood that resembles a mausoleum, it's located at a detour where life seems dreary. You try to avoid it on your way from school or work as much as you can until rumors of a mystical event there tickles your interest.
The reality is that the province is more than any hype. It shines where it's most random... like a friend's house where you crash for impromptu snacks. It's where you kill time and end up wit ...
I recently came from a day hike of Mt. Ulap in Benguet wearing a pair of sneakers. The foolish thing didn't dawn on me until I reached the middle of the trail. I might not have slipped more than once during the adventure, but I certainly had a very difficult time tackling the steep descent because my knees and legs bore the brunt of the reliability that my shoes lacked. The result was an expected body pain that lasted for almost a week.
To make sure that I really enjoyed my next hike, I opted to wear the relatively new Ventrailia hiking shoes from Columbia. Its color (blue) made a great fir ...
Pasukan Falls in bataan.