Saturday, March 29, 2008

Photohunt: High

Dear Me,

It's another bright Saturday morning. The sun is high up already and I'll be otherwise engaged in one major house chore: tackling our dirty laundry. My regular companions for the day: our washing machine,
Ariel detergent, a drum of water, buckets and basin and of course, our soiled, filthy clothes. Sheesh.

Here's my
HIGH theme for today:

I've been a mountain trekker for years so what do you expect? Hehehe. *winks* I can't think of anything except this when the word 'HIGH' is mentioned. For me, high = mountain.

And so the photo above is a shot of the majestic highest mountain in the Philippines and the second (2nd) highest peak in Southeast Asia.

Situated in the island of Mindanao,
Mt. Apo towers at 2,966 meters with a vast area of 70,000 + hectares of mossy tropical forest, exotic flora & fauna, flowing rivers, streams and waterfalls. It is also home to the endangered Philippine Eagle.

And so I was able to climb the country's highest peak amidst physical difficulty, nature's assault and human drama (secret...hehehe).

I took this shot for I was standing there with the clouds, hugging me to warm me from the growing cold.

I also took this shot as the sun retired to its abode to remind me that there's another new day, another trek to each and everyone's trail of life. :)

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Napaboaniya said...

The 2nd picture is beautiful :) High up in the clouds..nice!

My PH here & here

PrettyLifeOnline said...

great shots! mine's up too hope you can drop by!

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Beautiful photos! Gorgeous shot from the top of the mountain - that must have been an incredible experience!

Dragonheart and Merlin

monaco said...

I've never climbed a mountain that high. the highest I got was a modest mountain in our hometown in batangas.

happy hunting. hope you'll visit my photohunt too.

Hootin' Anni said...

Pretty!!! Love the clouds.

My 'high' is posted now, if you haven't visited I hope you can drop by. Happy Weekend!!!

Sarge Charlie said...

the beauty of nature, nothing is better, thanks.

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John said...

Beautiful photos!

Aileni said...

Higher and mre scenic than our local mountain... but it is your sky shot that I love.
Your physical effort paid off.

Desert Diva said...

Beautiful mountain photos and perfect for this week's theme!

secret agent mama said...

High, for sure!!

karoline said...

wow! high is right..reminds me of rockymountain high..

good one


Incog & Nito said...

Wonderful shots. Enjoy your weekend.

Gabriela said...

Hate doing laundry. LOVED the second picture. =)

Ribbon Rock Star said...

Beautiful photos!


Sammawow said...

Beautiful pictures - Great take on the theme!

Blessed Chic said...

Late ko na nakita ito sis, ang ganda :)

shiera (bisdakbabbles) said...

very beautiful photos!

galing mo! naakyat mo na ang Mt. Apo!

Ivan Girl said...

thanks for the visit. :) returning the favor in a while.

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