Tag Archives: Mt. Apo

Photo of the Day: Welcome to the Top

People love the chase to the top. Some prefer to chase financial peaks, while others love the climb up the power ladder.  Others like to conquer peaks that touches the clouds — mountains. Different strokes for different folks. This love for the outdoors is not readily apparent when you check the instagram profile of JC (jeffrey_camp16). You’ll notice tons of photos of mouthwatering food, which can be explained by these profile entries: food lover, dessert maker, culinary arts, chef, loves to eat burger. If you look closer, however, there’s a “traveler” entry and photos of the gorgeous Mt. Pulag, the highest peak in Luzon, and its amazing sea of clouds at the summit. Here’s the cool photo (click photo to enlarge): Continue reading Photo of the Day: Welcome to the Top

Photo of the Day: Sulfur Soap, Anyone?

What alien planet is this?!” That was the first thing that entered our mind when we saw this photo. Well, at least that’s the stylized version of what initially crossed our mind, which is this: “Wow! Ganda! Yellow! Saan kaya ‘to?“). It’s a strange yellow world (probably not different when eating a pizza slice in Yellow Cab). We checked and realized that this out-of-this-world scene is really a sulfur vent in the majestic Mt. Apo, the Philippines’ highest peak. Now, look closer. What do you see? Yes, outside the alien sulphur vent is a brave member of the human species, identified by the intergalactic ig as Allan Rizare (allanrizare). He has a mysterious smile, just like the Mona Lisa (but we bet he’s just holding his breath, right, Allan?) That’s one totally awesome photo (click to enlarge). Look here: Continue reading Photo of the Day: Sulfur Soap, Anyone?