Mt Amuyao

Mount Amuyao is the premium ecotourism destination of Barlig. Soaring to more than 2, 702 MASL, it is the highest peak in Mountain Province and the fourth highest in Luzon. Some sources, however, suggest that Mt Amuyao is 2, 862 MASL. If verified, this will make it to the top ten highest mountains in the […]

Bayokbok Falls: The Hidden Beauty of Tuel, Tublay

I have been to Bayokbok falls in Tuel, Tublay for a number of times already. It never ceases to allure me and fill my thirst for wander. Seeing the falls in its supreme cascade naturally dissipates my life’s worries and burdens. Bayokbok falls emanates from the mountains of Tublay and Kapangan, both are municipalities of Benguet. […]

Lias (Barlig): The Rustic Paradise of the Hinterlands

If I am to choose a place where the rustic beauty of nature and the rich culture of the people intertwine, that would definitely be Lias, Barlig. It is a hidden hamlet worthy of further exploration and admiration. Lias is one of the clusters composing Barlig in Mountain Province. It composes of two barangays namely, […]

Relishing Asin Hot Spring and Tuel River of Tublay

Tublay is now a growing ecotourism hub in Benguet. Recently, Gina Lopez, former DENR Secretary, has been visiting the municipality to help in developing ecotourism projects. Such initiatives will be a big help in uplifting the local communities while promoting the conservation of the natural wonders of Tublay. One of the locally-popular destinations in Tublay […]

Exploring the Hidden Gem of Bontoc: The Blue Lagoon

I used to think that Bontoc would not appeal much to tourism in Mountain Province. Hello? Who would even visit a crowded and urbanized center when everybody nowadays is looking for a rustic experience? But Blue Lagoon belies this. As I go on exploring Bontoc, my initial assumptions were completely shattered. Yes, it now comes […]

Bagong (Sablan): The Hamlet on the Foot of Mt. Pokgong

If you want a rustic memory somewhere near Baguio or La Trinidad, then Bagong, Sablan is definitely one of such. Nestled on the foot of the majestic Mt. Pokgong, it is a hamlet that belies the difficulties and challenges in getting there. Once there, fascination and thrill await. Bagong is one of the remotest barangays […]