Climb Guide to Mt. Tibig

Climb Guide to Mt. Tibig – A Rewarding Climb in Southern Batangas

The Mountain Location: Lobo, Batangas Jump-Off: Sitio Hulo, Brgy Banalo Height: 563 MASL Specs and Difficulty: Minor Climb (2/9 | Trail class 1-3) Features: Agricultural Woodlands | Grasslands | Woody Trails | Scenic Views of Southern Batangas Trail towards the summit (Photo by Samantha Sergio) Mt. Tibig is more like a foothill than a mountain. However, despite its stumpy height, this…

Climb Guide to Mt Timbak

Climb Guide to the 3rd Highest Mountain in Luzon – Mt Timbak

The Mountain Major jump-off: KM. 55 in Atok, Benguet Elevation: 2,717+ MASL (3rd highest mountain in Luzon; 9th highest peak in the Philippines.) Specs: Minor Climb Features: Fire mummies | Village life | Vegetable fields | Magnificent views of major Cordillera peaks If you are given a chance to climb the third highest peak in…

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The Ugly Truth About Postpartum Depression

We are living in a society that thinks of postpartum depression (PPD) as a taboo topic. Mothers are expected to feel happy and excited by the birth of their child. This society does not acknowledge all other emotions that a first-time mother can experience, the jumble of powerful emotions that mothers are going through after giving…