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Mt. Balingkilat – Hiking through the hot Mountain of Thunder in Zambales

“It’s not the mountains we conquer, but ourselves.” Often, Raymart hears that people have “conquered the mountain”. Although there’s a literal truth in this statement, he believes that it is ourselves that we conquer. There’s a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment after we conquered something from within. And mountain hiking is an activity you will… Read More Mt. Balingkilat – Hiking through the hot Mountain of Thunder in Zambales

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How the Hiking Trails of Tian Shan Lead this Slovak Hiker to Paradise

Where is this Paradise? Ala-Kul Lake is a rock-dammed lake in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyztan with an altitude of 3560 meters. Interestingly, there’s another lake with a similar name with slight variation of spelling that is located in Kazakhstan. Tian Shan Mountain on the other hand, is known as the Heavenly Mountain. It is… Read More How the Hiking Trails of Tian Shan Lead this Slovak Hiker to Paradise