Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Things we ought to learn on traveling with That Thing Called Tadhana

Travel Tips from That Thing Called Tadhana - Schadow1 Expeditions

We have been heart-struck, love-bitten, emotions have been flicked when we watched that hit movie "That Thing Called Tadhana". A story about a love lost and love gained while treading through the mountainous region of Cordillera. But little do we know that we can also learn about tips on traveling the Philippines in this movie; to which its focus is about two strangers making their way to meet along the roads of the country. So how can we help Mace and Anthony on their trip in case they do it all over again?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Optimal Tilt of Solar Panels in the Philippines

Bolinao Lighthouse Solar Panels Facing - Schadow1 Expeditions
Solar panels are effective when it faces perpendicularly to the rays of the sun. However, the sun does not stay exactly where it is as the earth rotates giving the sun its sunrise and sunset. And the sun does not tread the same location in the hemisphere as it moves about an angle depending on the time of the year. Hence a solar panel must have varying positions to maintain its maximum exposure to the sun. This article tackles about optimum solar panel positioning in the Philippines.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tracking Your Travels - An important safety travel tip for the outdoor enthusiast

We have heard about horror stories of people missing on the mountains. Having lost for five days or more in the wilderness, where the family has been anxious about one's situation and location. We've heard people who were lost forever; where people close to that person have been deprived of closure. Asking what may have happened, where might he be. Yet, there is only one solution to this problem that every traveler or adventurer must adhere to before one take that first step to go out from the confines of our comfort zone... let at least one person know where you are headed. Yet, is following this "golden rule" of travel already sufficient?

Friday, January 30, 2015

Elevation Map of the Philippines at 30 Meter Accuracy has been released

Macolod Corridor Topography SRTM 1-arcsecond processed - Schadow1 Expeditions

On December 30, 2014, NASA released their raw 30-meter (1 arc second) accuracy topographical data for the world which came from its Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). The data provides stunning accuracy and detail for the Philippines. Schadow1 Expeditions has acquired the data and explains the importance of this data for the Filipino.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Traditional Food Tripping Pangasinan

Food Trip Pangasinan - Calasiao Puto - Schadow1 Expeditions

You've heard about pakbet, bangus, bagoong isda, kaleskesan, bagisen, binungey, pigar-pigar, tupig, Calasiao Puto at Kutsinta. Are some of the words sounds alien? No they aren't. They are dishes. These are the food I grew up with. My parents both originated from Pangasinan, although I live in Metro Manila and Pangalatok has never been my native tongue, my palate has always been with these Pangasinan dishes.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Patar Beach - The Sole Golden Beach of Pangasinan

Pangasinan is known for fine gray beaches spread across the Lingayen Gulf. Little would you know that further north of Pangasinan by the northernmost tip of its peninsula facing the West Philippine Sea lies a fine golden beach. Characterized by powerful waves coupled with rock formations, the only golden beach of Pangasinan is cuddling area for beach campers and water sports enthusiasts.

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