June 6, 2011
Backpacking with a Book

The City from Mt. Kan-irag

The rivers and rocks, the seas and the continents, have been changed in all their parts; but the laws which direct those changes, and the rules to which they are subject, have remained invariably the same.―Samuel Playfair Mt. Kan-irag makes the city a distant reality. It towers the eastern side of Transcentral Highway, which shortens the distance between Cebu City and the ship-building town of Balamban in midwest Cebu. From the highway, the mountain’s gentle slope might disillusion the uninitiated that it only takes a few breath to reach its peak, Pedro Calungsod. Distance can make any mountain either domineering […]