Let’s admit it, running can sometimes be dreadfully boring! But it doesn’t always have to, especially if you’re running on picturesque locations. I believe that the best way to explore a place is on foot, and here are some of the most scenic places I’ve seen through running.
The Beach, the Bridge, the Sails, and the Sands: Dinakdakan Chronicles (Day 4)
With an amazing race finally over everyone now has time to finally relax. Coincidentally, the hotel that we checked-in in Pagudpud was also where I ate lunch the last time I was here! As much as everyone wanted to check-in earlier to rest, we were able only to do so after everyone finished their respective…
History, Modernity, Spirituality: Dinakdakan Chronicles (Day 2)
Saturday, the second day of our “vacation.” One by one our comrades arrive in Laoag for our race that is practically hours away. After meeting a few of our newly arrived friends over breakfast, we went back to our hotel to freshen up, and start our mini tour.
A Taste of Poque-Poque: Dinakdakan Chronicles (Ilocos Norte 2010 Revisit)
Without trying to be naughty as it may sound in some Philippine dialect, Poque-poque is an Ilocano dish made of eggplant with onions, tomatoes, and egg. It was one of the dishes that I really missed, and it was one of the dishes I got to eat—but with a twist.
Ilocos Norte 2010 Revisit Preview: In Photos
I just returned from one of the best experiences of my life, in one of my favorite places in the Philippines. I sure have a lot of stories and pictures to share, but for now here are some select few photos that I could share while I cook up my narrative:
runningpinoy’s 2009 Second Half Report
Before we look back at the year in its entirety let us first review the Philippine running scene for the last six months. This period saw highs and lows as far as races were concerned. Races reached all-time high in terms of participants while inversely its quality fell to all-time lows (since August 2008 when…