my bucket list


1. climb top 30 highest mountains in the Philippines

Rank     Mountain     Elevation (meters)     Location
1     Mt. Apo         2956 m     Davao and North Cotabato – DONE , April 2012
2     Mt. Dulang-Dulang     2938 m     Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon
3     Mt. Pulag         2922 m     Cordillera Range, Benguet – DONE, March 2013
4     Mt. Kitanglad     2899 m     Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon
5     Mt. Kalatungan     2860 m     Kalatungan Range, Bukidnon
6     Mt. Tabayoc     2842 m     Cordillera Range, Benguet
7     Mt. Ragang     2815 m     Piapayungan Range, Lanao del Sur
8     Mt. Maagnaw     2742 m     Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon
9     Mt. Singakalsa
(Timbak)         2717 m     Cordillera Range, Benguet
10     Mt. Amuyao     2702 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
11     Mt. Panotoan     2689 m     Cordillera Range, Benguet-Ifugao
12     Mt. Kapiligan (Cawit)     2670 m     Cordillera Range, Ifugao
13     Mt. Pandadagsaan/
Mt. Tagub(White Peak)2670 m     New Bataan, Compostela Valley
14     Mt. Abao         2661 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
15     Mt. Napulauan     2642 m     Cordillera Range, Ifugao
16     Mt. Osdung     2617 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
17     Mt. Lumuluyaw,     2612 m     Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon
18     Mt. Halcon     2582 m     Oriental Mindoro
19     Mt. Cauitan     2569 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
20     Mt. Alchanon
(Alchanar)     2567 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
21     Mt. Baco         2488 m     Occidental Mindoro
22     Mt. Bangbanglang     2464 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
23     Mt. Mayon     2462 m     Albay, Bicol Region — INCOMPLETE,didnt summit due to slippery lava trails
24     Mt. Sapocoy
(Saporay)         2456 m     Cordillera Range, Kalinga-Apayao
25     Mt. Pawoi         2456 m     Cordillera Range, Mt. Province
26     Mt. Balatucan     2450 m     Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental
27     Mt. Kanlaon     2435 m     Negros Island
28     Mt. Malindang     2404 m     Misamis Occidental
29     Mt. Candalaga     2402 m     Davao Oriental
30     Mt. Tuminungan     2400 m     Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon

2.  Travel to 80 provinces of the Philippines

CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region)

1. Apayao
2. Abra
3. Kalinga
4. Mt. Province
5. Ifugao
6. Benguet(5th) –  baguio city, Mt. Pulag

Region I (Ilocos Region)

7. Ilocos Norte (8th) – laoag city (capital),pagudpud (pagudpud beach,patapat viaduct),burgos (cape bojeador), bangui  (bangui

windmills),paoay (paoay church),badoc (juan luna shrine)
8. Ilocos Sur (9th) – vigan city (capital),bantay church
9. La Union –
10. Pangasinan (25th)- Lingayen (lingayen gulf beach,landing memorial site,capitol) & alaminos (hundred islands)

Region II (Cagayan Valley)

11. Batanes –
12. Cagayan –
13. Isabela –
14. Nueva Vizcaya –
15. Quirino –

Region III (Central Luzon)

16. Aurora –
17. Nueva Ecija – unofficial travel: GK build
18. Tarlac
19. Zambales(26th) – Palauig (mt.tapulao),Nagsasa Cove (from Pundaquit)
20. Pampanga (4th)- subic(subic safari), clarkzone (hot air balloon festival)
unofficial – visited a beach resort in subic during company outing but no pics filed, MMLC of SFC community but no pics files
21. Bulacan -unofficial,visited some friends, Mt. Manalmon
22. Bataan -unofficial,Mt. Natib

Region IV (Southern Tagalog) IV-A (Calabarzon)

23. Rizal(23nd) – Tanay ( calinawan cave,daranak falls,410yo san ildefonso church,daraitan river)
24. Cavite (10th) – imus,bacoor,kawit(aguinaldo shrine),ternate(mt.pico de loro),tagaytay(picnic grove,people’s park etc),tejeros(

historical landmarks)
25. Laguna(24rd) –  san pablo (7 lakes), san pedro, cabuyao, calamba (rizal shrine), los banos(UPLB,mt.makiling),liliw,nagcarlan

(underground cemetery
26. Batangas – cuenca (mt.maculot), nasugbu (mt. batulao)
27. Quezon –
unofficial – lucena (gilbz & rochelle’s wedding ’09)

Region IV-B (Mimaropa)

28. Marinduque
29. Oriental Mindoro(11th) –  puerto galera (white beaches)
30. Occidental Mindoro
31. Palawan (7th) – capital puerto princesa city (underground river,honda bay,baker’s hill, mitra’s ranch), el nido ( island hopping)
32. Romblon

Region V (Bicol Region)

33. Camarines Norte  (27th) – Calaguas island beach, Paracale, Daet, Bagasbas surfing haven
34. Camarines Sur –
unofficial – naga city(during highschool educ tour)
35. Catanduanes-
unofficial – virac (volunteerd for a relief operation by bantay bata 163)
36. Albay (2nd)- daraga (mayon volcano,cagsawa ruins) legazpi city (embarcardero,lignon hill)
37. Sorsogon (1st)- bulusan (mt bulusan,bulusan lake,bayugin falls),barcelona(barcelona ruins), gubat(rizal beach & surfing),juban(old houses),irosin (san benon hot spring),casiguran( busay falls,orok cold spring),magallanes (historical landmarks), Sta. Magdalena ( beaches), Matnog ( bbeach/island hopping)

38. Masbate-
unofficial – though have travelled almost all of masbate during my  1 yr stay as avon oic but no pix of places

Region VI (Western Visayas)

39. Aklan (6th)- malay(boracay)
40. Capiz
41. Antique
42. Iloilo –
unofficial – landed from mla en route to guimaras.spent a night with friend che but havnt explored the place much
43. Guimaras (3rd) – jordan ( island hopping, sweetest mangoes)
44. Negros Occidental(14th) – bacolod city(balay negrense,the ruins)

Region VII (Central Visayas)

45. Bohol (13th)- panglao (bee farm,alona beach resorts,bohol beach  club,chocolate hills),sevilla (hanging bridge),baclayon (centuries old

baclayon church)
46. Cebu (12th) – just around the city
unofficial – during YFC ilc w/ maila,jason,ronilo
47. Negros Oriental
48. Siquijor

Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)

49. Northern Samar
50. Samar
51. Eastern Samar
52. Biliran
53. Southern Samar
54. Southern Leyte

Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)

55. Zamboanga Del Norte
56. Zamboanga Sibugay
57. Zamboanga del Sur

Region X (Northern Mindanao)

58. Camiguin (19th)- sunken cemetery, white sandbar island, around island
59. Misamis Oriental (18th)-provincial capital is CDO, gingoog city
60. Misamis Occidental
61. Bukidnon
62. Lanao Del Norte (16th)- iligan city (ma.christina & tinago falls)

Region XI (Davao Region)

63. Compostela Valley
64. Davao del norte (davao) (17th)- samal island
65. Davao Del Sur (15th)-  davao city,toril (eden nature park), bansalan (mt apo)
66. Davao Oriental

Region XII (Socsargen)

67. North Cotabato(cotabato)
68. Sarangani
69. South Cotabato
70. Sultan Kudarat

Region XIII (Caraga)

71. Agusan Del Norte (20th)- butuan city,cabadbaran city,magallanes(500 yo tree)
72. Agusan Del Sur(21st) -bunawan ( lolong,guinness largest croc in the world)
73. Surigao Del Norte
74. Surigao Del Sur (22nd)-bislig city(tinuy-an falls),tandag city,hinatuan( enchanted river)
75. Dinagat Islands

ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)

76. Basilan
77. Lanao Del Sur
78. Maguindanao
79. Sulu
80. Tawi-Tawi

3. learn to drive a car

4..bunggee jump at macau highest bungee jump point

5. skydive

6. ride the hotair balloon

7. swim w/ butanding

8. learn to swim

9. learn to surf

10. learn to dive

11. dive apo & tubattaha reefs

12. learn spanish language

13. learn french language seriously (currently self-studying only)

14. volunteer to all 81 provinces of Philippines and the Metro Manila

1. Sorsogon – community volunteer from 90’s to present as project coordinator for the alumni,big projects are library,

canteen & concrete fencing

2.Albay –  year 1999-2000 volunteered for abs cbn foundation legazpi

3.Catanduanes – sometime in 1999,virac (volunteerd for a relief operation by bantay bata 163 ,,on board a navy ship)

4. Nueva Ecija – joined the Gawad Kalinga build in Gabaldon

5. Quezon City in Metro Manila – volunteered as GK youth facilitator for the youth of GK Ruby in North Fairview for some couple of years

15. ride a helicopter

16. board a submarine

17. be sponsored on my domestic flights by either Cebupac,Zestair,Airphil or PAL😀

18. more and more spelunking adventures

a. Madlum Caves in San Miguel,Bulacan

19. write for  travel magazines

20. be a travel reporter/correspondent for a tv/radio station

21. bring the whole, as in the WHOLE family on trips like bohol,palawan,and more

22. backpack Mindanao part 2 for a month this time!

23. backpack the WORLD! ^_^

24. the most important of all: Marry a backpacker/traveler/mountaineer/outdoor enthusiast guy who loves community service ^_^

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