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.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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
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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
First discovered at the end of the 19th century, the Dwarf Cloud Rat only exists in the mountains of the Cordilleras exceeding 2,300 meters above sea level. Believed to be already extinct by the 20th century, hopes have been renewed as researchers have re-discovered the species last 2008.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Since 1990's the Casio G-Shock series has been a watch of my choice. By its name these watches are expected to be durable by being shock-resistant, water resistant to 20BARs (200,000 hPa) or 200 times the normal atmospheric pressure at the earth's surface or approximately 200 meters below sea. In this article, we test the capability of Casio G-Shock's new creation, the Rangeman which is built for hikers and mountaineers.