Mountain Retreat

Up in the mountains, about 700 meters above sea level in Brgy. Milagro in Tongonan (or is it Ormoc City?), Leyte near the famous Lake Danao, it’s a losing proposition not to yield and succumb to Mother Nature’s alluring magic. Here’s why:




Photos were taken at sunrise from the Pagtinabangay Foundation Mountain Retreat, a mere 30-minute ride from Ormoc City proper, near the Tongonan Geothermal plants and Lake Danao.

~ by gerryruiz on 3 November 2007.

5 Responses to “Mountain Retreat”

  1. these photos are stunning! i never knew Ormoc is this beautiful. thanks for sharing.

  2. A good photograph is not a lucky shot. It’s the product of visualization and waiting for the perfect moment. Good job, Gerry!

  3. Thanks, Dhel and Junanteola. Sometimes one gets lucky, too! (View my latest post.)

  4. Man, you’re good! You captured the beauty of nature in its pristine state and capitalized on the artistic effect of the morning mist. Can we pitch tent there one day?

  5. Thanks, Peter. Yes, we can pitch tent at the grounds of the Pagtinabangay Mountain Retreat 🙂

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