Mt. Malac (Mal-ak) and Baawan Falls Hiking Guide

Mt. Malac (Mal-ak) and Baawan Falls Guide

An exciting trail with scenic mountain peaks and virgin waterfalls was recently opened for hikers in Rodriguez Rizal. Resting in Sitio Puray, Mt. Malac or Mt. Mal-ak is a 644 MASL peak with a 16.32km trail in Sierra Madre that is still undiscovered by the majority of hikers in the Philippines since its opening last December 2017.… Read the rest

Solo Backpacking Philippines 101: MAGPUPUNGKO ROCK POOLS SIARGAO

Magpupungko

The incredible formation of rock pools during low tide in Magpupungko Beach is one of the main attractions in Siargao Island, Surigao Del Norte. Careful planning is required when visiting because the rock pools only appear during low tide. Although currently, the beach area is privately owned by a local clan, they are not allowed by the government to establish any form of tourist accommodation in the area to preserve the environment.… Read the rest