It actually stretches from the northern arid deserts of Ethiopia to the tropical forests of Mozambique and Madagascar, with 19 countries in between. While my East African adventure in 2006 only spanned 3 countries, the experience it yielded were quite diverse – from the usual Safari adventures to tracking Chimpanzees to the more extreme, whitewater … Continue reading East Africa
Credits: Papers by CC oh joy yuletide, Chrysanthemum, Crystal Wilkerson Polka dot 08, EP Life is Good; Border by LivE WWSH Page border; Tag by Crustal Wilkerson SVC tag We were back at Abuan River the next day and were given the option to be on a raft or a kayak. As we navigated upstream to where … Continue reading Abuan Whitewater Adventure
You should try Whitewater Rafting at least once in your life. Credits: Bannerwoman Designs Worn, Folded Edges, Judy Meibusch Doodle Dot elements, LivEdesigns SSunFun Alpha Ever since my first rafting experience in 1999, I was hooked (see here, here and here). I can’t count the number of times I’ve rafted the Chico, after all as … Continue reading Five Reasons Why…
Credits: Papers: KPertiet Fairy Dreamer, JSprague Red Solid Paper, KPertiet Botanist no. 7-2; Elements: Jack n Me Alpha blank, KPertiet Brown Stitching, KPertiet Quotes; Brushes: DD MWise A La Mode, KPertiet On the Edge Flourishes 2-1G; Frames: KPertiet On the Edge Flourishes 3-6G, KPertiet Snap Frame Navigating the White Nile or the source of the … Continue reading River White
This was taken in Ibulao River, Kiangan. Not many have rafted or even know of this river (I think) and as the photos on the slideshow below exhibits, it is a fantastic 3 hours of rafting experience with a view so impressive. An interesting place rich in history, Kiangan is believed to be the … Continue reading Ibulao Ibulao
That’s right! In up north Peñablanca in Cagayan Province, you can kayak downstream in its Pinacanuan River. Depending on the time of year, the rapids provide an adrenalin rush interspersed with calmer water where one can enjoy the beautiful landscape, scenery and occasionally spot kingfishers or herons along the way. On a hot day, the clear, blue … Continue reading Kayak the Rapids, Anyone?
I am blessed. Blessed to be able to explore the world, albeit not as extensive as I want to but I've had some fair share of adventure and fun last year. So I'm not complaining. Last year was a good mix of local and international travels, small and big trips. Rounding them up, there were … Continue reading Summing Up the Year That Was