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MOTO-SURVEY RIDE TO TIMBAC, BENGUET PROVINCE

BY RICKY MONTECILLO Mt. Timbac, Atok, Benguet Province Mt. Timbac is said to be the 3rd Highest mountain in Luzon, next to Mt. Pulag and Mt. Kabayan. The locals plant vegetables like broccoli, carrots and cabbage. For many generations, the … Continue reading

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BECOMING PART OF THE KALANGUYA TRIBE IN SALACSAC, PINE FOREST

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Cementing our Bond With the Salacsac/Malico Community

BY RICKY MONTECILLO Sept 30,2019 Last September 27-29, The Long Riders held a Dental /Charity Mission for the Salacsac, Malico Community up in the mountains of Nueva Vizcaya. Salacsac and Malico has lately been our camp and ride destination because … Continue reading

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KAPARKAN FALLS IS MADE IN HEAVEN

Visit Kaparkan Falls and experience the tough journey but get to see God’s work of art.

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Mapita Falls Adventure

BY RICKY MONTECILLO August 01, 2019 Mapita Falls in Aguilar, Pangasinan can be reached via its newly built roads up in the mountains of Aguilar. However, not all the portions are already done and there are some dirt and muddy … Continue reading

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Antong Falls

Antong Falls in Sison, Pangasinan is only about 220 kilometers from Metro Manila and is really just a short ride for us. From the Maharlika highway in Sison, we took a right turn towards Barangay Inmalog, which is the jump … Continue reading

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PAROLA ISLAND IS CAMARINES NORTE’s LITTLE KNOWN PARADISE

BY RICKY MONTECILLO Jose Panganiban in Camarines Norte used to be called Mambulao, meaning land of gold. There used to be a lot of large scale gold mining operations there but nowadays only small ones still exist. We went to … Continue reading

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Majestic Mt. Kilang, Calanasan, Apayao

BY RICKY MONTECILLO FEB 23-25, 2019 The majestic Mt. Kilang is one of Apayao’s prized attraction. It stands proud at 1,600 meter altitude and is magnificent. The local environment lady guardian named Gladys told us of Mt. Kilang’s legend. Kilang … Continue reading

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Ride and Camp at the Pine Forest in Malico

February 11, 2018 BY RICKY MONTECILLO Restie Renia, The Long Riders’ leader, told me that originally Pine Forest used to be called “Halakhak” (laughing out loud) because of a certain kind of bird which made such loud distinct sounds in … Continue reading

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Trip to Kalanggaman Island and Tacloban Leyte 5 years after Typhoon Yolanda

BY RICKY MONTECILLO February 5, 2019 My wife and travel partner Tina has been egging me to go see Kalanggaman Island in Leyte for quite some time. I was skeptical, thinking how great can a sand bar be in the … Continue reading

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