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Current Rank: 485 (Travel & Leisure)
URL: http://flickofdaswitch.blogspot.com/
Site Description: Photography, hiking, diving and all around goofing off in the wilderness.
Date Joined: Jun 1, 2006

Tags: mountaineering, diving, hiking, environment, outdoors


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Diving the Weekend Away
on May 21, 2009Anilao, BatangasVilla TronoMarch 07, 2009One warm but overcast weekend in March, a number of friend and I went to Anilao to dive. It was the first time I'd be out in the open water after I got certified by Scuba Schools International (SSI).Anilao is...



Cavorting on the Surface
on Oct 9, 2008 in ocean snorkeling sea vacation south mabini anilao diving batangas Anilao, Municipality of MabiniBatangas2008-1011If there is something I must do before I die, it would be to dive into the deep blue sea.One weekend, I accepted an invitation from friends to go with them to Anilao, Batangas. As a fish sanctuary, Anila...



Parade of Logs
on Jul 31, 2008Do you know that flash flood has a taste? It tastes like a coin, infused with a hint of moss made complicated by the gritty texture of dirt and unbridled fear. That’s how flash flood tastes like. I had my face dunked into such a sordid concoctio...



Bikeout: Licau-Licau & Wawa Dam
on Jul 14, 2008Bikeout: Licau-Licau & Wawa DamUP, Diliman - Mun. San Mateo - Mun. Rodriguez - Licau-LicauJuly 13, 2008Sunday turned out to be a very interesting day. ‘twas good that I didn’t chicken out of the plan to bike to Licau-Licau come hell or hig...



Buruwisan Falls
on Oct 19, 2006Buruwisan FallsBrgy MacatadMt. Famy, Siniloan, LagunaAugust 13, 2006Last August I went with Congress Outdoors to Buruwisan Falls and rappelled into her 100-foot drop. The act of leaning back into a chasm was mind-numbing. Such an act defies all natur...



QUEZON FOR REAL
on Aug 7, 2006Tignoan, Real, QuezonJune 13, 2006Real, Quezon, it is an adventure waiting to happen at your doorstep.I wouldn't have suspected that I could simply catch a bus near my house and get off at a fishing village where falls, skin diving sites and endless...



Sundan Mo ang Ilog
on May 20, 2006BAGSIT RIVERZambales20-21 May 2006Tubig... Ilog... (Water... River...)People gravitate towards rivers. It is inevitable. Like giant umbilical cords, these meandering bodies of water fed our earliest communes giving rise to vast cities. It shouldn'...



Pahabol
on May 13, 2006(Something that is submitted late, Pahabol. Root is habol - or chase)The hardest thing about keeping a blog is finding the time to actually sit down and write. The next hardest thing is finding something to write about.It is inevitable that the firs...



Be Cool
on Apr 30, 2006Mt. Isarog and Mt. IrigaCamarines SurApril 11-16, 2006 This quaint Holy Week break was spent in the Bicol Region. It started with a rushed Tuesday afternoon and ended with a very lethargic Sunday morning.What can I say about Bicol? It is such a clean...



Moonlighting
on Apr 21, 2006The problem with photography as a hobby is the acquisition cost of equipment that you need to produce respectable results. So, you try to make your hobby get up from its lazy butt and go earn something so next time you buy a silly photo gadget wit...



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