April 3, 2012
Budlaan Falls, Cebu City

Cebu City | Kan-irag Falls–Mt. Kan-irag Itinerary

I’ve received several inquiries on how to go to Kan-irag | Kabang Budlaan | Kainsing Falls (I know right, even the locals have varied names for the waterfall.  The community before and after the main falls have different names for it. Although I was initially reluctant in providing instructives, perhaps it is for the greater good. Or not. Because personally, my trips do not have itineraries at all. I could say that we did not really follow the itineraries below. But this guide might work for those who have not been to these places. Or better yet, approach a local community […]
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 […]