Philippines 2008

The Mindanao Adventure

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Mount Apo 2,954 m (9,692 ft)

Short Videos

Hibok Hibok Peak

Katibawasan Falls

Siaragao Rainbow

River Jeepney Ride

Lake Agko 1

Lake Agko 2



Camiguin Island (Pronounced "Come Again")

White Beach from the air

Cool Dive Site

Click here - 22 sec video of the falls

Katibawasan Falls

Click here - 15 sec video of the falls

The Old Volcano

Soda Spings

Hibok-Hibok Volcano



Biked 64 km around Camiguin

Old Volcano

White Beach

Leaving Camiguin on the Ferry

Surigao City to Siargao Island

Just Hanging Out

Cloud 9 on Siaragao is a

World Class Surf Break

A Gang of Sand People






Market in General Luna City

Houses in Dapa

General Luna City Pier



Shelter From the Rain


Dapa Market

Dapa Terminal

Siargao Island is one of the most amazing places I have ever been. It is an out-of-the-way place that sits on the edge of the Pacific, the edge of the Philippines and feels like the edge of the world. Beautiful beaches and hundreds of islands. The weather changes so quickly, that every day has several seasons. However, the people are predictably kind and friendly.

Surigao City Port





St Joseph Cathedral

Roof Tops Near the River

Agusan River

The Lush Agusan Valley

Davao City and Climbing Mt. Apo


Traditional Wood Carving


History of Jack's Ridge

People's Park in Davao

Davao Streets

Davao Streets

Paradise Island

Just Minutes from Davao


Mount Apo in the Distance


Sunset Over Gulf of Davao

Lake Agko

Volcanic Hot Spring

Mt. Apo from 3937 ft

Start Point for the Climb

Boy Mountain Guide

Starting the Climb


Waterfall on the Way

Peak through the Jungle

Long Way to the Peak

Filippino Friends

My Guide Cooking Dinner

Mountain Boys

Lake Venado Camp (8000 ft)


Preparing for a Cold Night

Looking Down to Lake Venado

Early Climb to the Peak

Dried Up Crater Lake

One of the Peaks


On Top of the World

2,954 m (9,692 ft)


Although these last three photos are not the clearest, they all show Mayon Volcano which sits about 350 miles to the north in the Bicol region of Luzon. AMAZING! From the peak of Mt. Apo we could see half way across the country to the nation's next highest mountain.