Articles Archive for June 2009
Mt. Dulang-Dulang, also called “D2″, is highest peak in the Kitanglad Mountain Range and the second highest mountain in the Philippines at 2,938 meters above sea level. This mountain serves as a sacred place and ancestral domain to the Talaandig tribe of Lantapan in Bukidnon. There are also sightings of rare species and endemic wildlife such as the monkey-eating eagle known as the Great Philippine Eagle.
How can a typical lowlander like me can withstand the cold and the stunning view from the top?
Big day tomorrow. It’s our country’s Independence Day. Freedom. Another adventure in Bukidnon, one of my favorite places in the country, for the Mt. Dulang-Dulang – Mt. Kitanglad traverse. Things are ready, ahh medyo ready. Even if things at the workplace were stressful, I should not wear out. Expect for the worst. Windy and cold rains on those mountains, I should be strong even in wet conditions. Still there are questions unanswered. There were mixed of feelings – excitement, nervous, worries, paranoias. It’s like having a first epic cross-country …
These past few weeks, there were loads of projects worked lately, busy, bit stressful, giving me less time to rest. It was cluttered and needs to sort them out and somehow I felt a bit lonely. Am I walking too fast that I left everybody behind? Or did I just turned somewhere and was actually lost? Was it just my time that moves so fast that I wasn’t able to catch up?
Thinking about what to do on weekends – work on pending projects, checking todo lists, errands, biking and going …