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Rain Falls on Hulugan Falls

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Rain Falls on Hulugan Falls Exposition  " Wag na! Wang tumuloy " (Fine, Let's not push through) was the last message that I read from my cousin in our chat group before I unintentionally dozed off that night. One can feel the disappointment in that message. Well, who wouldn't? This trip had long been planned however, it had been raining heavily since 7PM that day. The older members of the family were already discouraging us to push through, out of concern and fear that there might be landslides or flash floods.  From 13 to 9... Hulugan Falls here we come! Well,  wasn't able to see how the conversation ended or what consensus our group had that night as the next thing I knew was that my 3AM alarm was already yelling at me. I immediately checked outside and discovered that it was still drizzling but the light from my brother's window shone brightly from across the street giving me hope that the trip will push through and true enough it did but not without casua

Mt. Manabu Revisited 2021

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I first hiked Mt. Manabu with my cousins last 2019 . For those unfamiliar with Mt. Manabu , it's a mountain located in Sto. Tomas Batangas. Once known as Pagligawan or a place to get lost, the name Manabu came from the abbreviated word MAtaas NA BUndok which means "tall mountain". The mountain stands 760 meters tall and can easily be hiked in a day. Mt. Manabu Mt. Manabu Details: Height: 760 MASL Jump-off point : Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Santo Tomas, Batangas Mt. Manabu is a perfect hiking destination for beginners and for those who are "complexion conscious" as the mountain's dense foliage offers shade throughout much of the hike. Aside from that, the ascent is gradual with several "stations" where hikers can rest, eat, and even drink the most expensive coffee in the market -civet coffee. Mt. Manabu jump-off point and parking area. Station 1 Water Tank Station 2 - Dampa Passed through the Sayote Farm near Station 2 So this is how one grows a sayot

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