Hike, Travel

Akyat: Tirad Pass

 

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Saturday to Sunday
November 19-20, 2016

One of the most curious peaks I’ve wanted to hike is the historical trail of Tirad pass. Every Filipino student knows of this place because it’s the location of the local version of the battle of Thermopylae. Here in the narrow trails of Ilocos Sur, the young General Gregorio del Pilar and a handful of men fended off hundreds of American soldiers in order for Emilio Aguinaldo to escape american hands. It was a delight to walk where true heroes died for our country, and here I will share the experience.

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Travel

Gala: The family goes to the Shrine of Valor

Saturday
August 8, 2015

The last time my family traveled together was during ourĀ Cebu trip last June. Looking back, it’s been two months since, but finally we had an available weekend to spare and we got our butts into our cute family car and headed to Mt. Samat in Bataan!

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