Saturday, March 29, 2014

A Call For Help

LET US HELP SHANE ALBERTO

The BACKPACKERS are knocking on your kind hearts to help Ms. Shane Alberto who is diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease, stage 5. What makes it more sad is that Shane is fighting not only for her life but for the life of her second child. She is 6 months pregnant and her focus right now is the chance for her child to be born and see the world. The doctors told her that she needs to undergo daily dialysis. It's 3,000Php per session which her family admits they can't afford. Cutting it to at least 3 sessions per week and there can be a chance of saving the life of the baby inside her. 

Below is Shane's letter to The BACKPACKERS and to everyone who can help:

Friday, March 21, 2014

Minalungao National Park

MINALUNGAO NATIONAL PARK
Discovering Nueva Ecija's Best Kept Secret
by Ivan Ignacio




WOW MINALUNGAO!
NUEVA ECIJA'S HIDDEN GEM

After visiting Biak Na Bato National Park in San Miguel, Bulacan, The BACKPACKERS and friends hopped inside our service en route to the province of Nueva Ecija. Everyone's curious on what to expect in our second destination: Minalungao National Park. Along the way, we picked up BACKPACKERS Isabel, Nick and York who were not able to make it early that day. Hey, the more the merrier!

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Pamitinan Cave, Mt. Pamitinan and Wawa Dam

EXPLORING PAMITINAN and WAWA DAM



It has been two months since my last climb and because I backed out at Mt. Damas last January, it made me more eager to climb mountain again. A week prior to 23rd of February, I together with some BPs planned to climb Mt. Pamitinan but due to some reasons, all of them backed out. On the morning of 23rd, I was inform by BP Isabel that she can’t make it and instead gave the number of Amber whom she informed about the planned climb. I immediately texted Amber and asked whether she is still interested to pursue the climb, in which she responded positively.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Biak Na Bato National Park

The BACKPACKERS and Friends 
Welcome Summer of 2014
by visiting two wonderful National Parks 
in Central Luzon!
   

First Stop: Biak Na Bato National Park, San Miguel, Bulacan

SPELUNKING @ BIAK NA BATO
by Ivan Ignacio

March 1, 2014 - we say goodbye to the cold, windy and rainy months and start March with high hopes that we would finally get the summer party vibe started!