Compostela Valley

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Monkayo, Compostela Valley: Awao Falls

“Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience. – Ralph Waldo Emerson” Is there a life other than our daily task at work? Certainly yes there is! This I commonly ask my self or heard from my colleagues who work 5 or 6 times a week monitoring and making network connections of remote site … Continue reading

Maragusan Tours: Kanlawig Hot Springs

“As you sit on the hillside, or lie prone under the trees of the forest, or sprawl wet-legged by a mountain stream, the great door, that does not look like a door, opens.”  ~Stephen Graham, The Gentle Art of Tramping This is the third and last part of our tour. Click here for the first  … Continue reading

Maragusan Tours: Tagbibinta Falls

“The only calendar I need is just outside my window. With eyes to see and ears to hear, nature keeps me posted.”  – Alfred Montapert This is the second part of our tour. Click here for the first part: Marangig Falls. Click here for the third and last part: Kanlawig Hot Spring All are refreshed … Continue reading

Maragusan Tour: Marangig Falls

  “Life is an intricate pattern of simple designs; we see the intricacy, but once awareness is raised, we can then see simplicity in all things! Start with nature – get outside and embrace it today!”   Click here for the second part: Tagbibinta Falls Click here for the third and last part: Kanlawig Hot … Continue reading

Monkayo, Compostela Valley: Awao Falls

“We don’t stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking.”  — Finis Mitchell On the same day that we had our Spelunking at Combilan Cave on that whole morning of July 26, 2009. Barangay Awao is 41 kilometers away from Monkayo Proper. It is where our next destination was located. … Continue reading

Combilan Cave: Revisited

“There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.” – Linda Hogan Cave and Falls craving has been into our groups nervous system right on this season and it seems it will go on like this … Continue reading

Masara Hot springs, Compostela Valley

My friends Sara and Tina visited the Sulfuric Hot Spring Inland Resort located at Barangay Mainit, Maco, Compostela Valley. Travel time from Davao to Mawab took about 1 hour and 30 minutes via bus, then at the Mawab terminal, a single motorcycle “ Habal-Habal” ride for almost 45 minutes going to the area. The spot … Continue reading