Necessarily Dull Down Time

I pretty much had to be dragged away from north Luzon. I'd have been kicking and screaming but it's unseemly, plus I had no fucking energy left from climbing up and down hills that could legally be defined as vertical. Germaine's cousin portered our bags up the hill from Batad to the end of the [...]

It’s Not All About The Rice

Getting from Buscalan to Batad is a three jeepney effort with Francis, our Buscalan guide, getting us to Turning Point in time for the 8.30am public jeepney. The walk out is mercifully less traumatic than the walk in and was completed with minimum crying. We immediately scrambled to the roof of the jeepney to top-load [...]

Caving For Pussies: Sagada Edition

We've not dragged out sleep deprived carcasses out of bed for a sunrise for a while and apparently Kiltepan Peak is the place to go. We knew we could get a car to take us there for ₱350 (good for as many humans as you can fit in the car I guess?) but we didn't [...]