Okay, pine: a Busol tree-logy

“Buwis-buhay ka talaga (you really defy death),” my friend Suzanne said when I insisted on climbing Busol again after more than a year. It’s been raining for days, and we were told that climbing the mountain would be trickier, if not dangerous. We did anyway, twice: once in June and another in July. Bloom in June The wind was uncooperative, making it even more difficult … Continue reading Okay, pine: a Busol tree-logy

Chasing rainfalls in Baguio

Call me ignorant, but I really didn’t know that the Philippines’ summer capital gets the most rainfall in the country until I read World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Philippines’ climate change risk assessment on Baguio (Business Risk Assessment and the Management of Climate Change Impacts). I learned more about this when I had the chance to attend the 23rd North Luzon Area Business Conference held at … Continue reading Chasing rainfalls in Baguio