text | Carla Ocampo
photography | Lester Valle
January 29, 2010… long-time friends and hiking buddies Elton Chua, Lester Valle and Wing Larase met up at a white-walled and noisy Krus na Ligas hub notorious for lukewarm beer, for a little pep session over bottles of ale. There came the usual banter about life, career and geology shiz (all of them being geol majors at one point in their lives).
But one thing set this night apart: at the moment they started talking about their plans for the future, they actually began jotting things down.
It was the first formal, WRITTEN recognition of their common passion: The Great Outdoors and Traveling. They have realized, it was time to put their practical skills to good use… and that it was high time for graduation, from being hobbyists to educators. Alternative educators. Read the rest of this entry »