Category Archives: B. BEYOND ILOCOS

Kadayawan Festival 2014 Photos

Sharing my KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2014 Photos! It’s my FOURTH year at the Kadayawan, and having missed the Festival in 2013 for local security reasons, this year’s festival is still the most colorful I’ve been to, despite the unprecedented Hipon Incident! Few photos are … Continue reading

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SKYCYCLE in Davao – Provocative!

After ZIPLINE comes the SKYCYCLE! It was my first Zipline (I know, it has been around for a decade already!) and if not for a good friend visiting from Cebu, I may not have the chance to do another cable-adventure. … Continue reading

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Vikings Davao – at SM Lanang Premier!

Vikings Buffet Restaurant – the luxury buffet for every Juan and a feast from the Sea has recently opened its 4th Branch and 1st outside Metro Manila at the SM-Lanang Premier in Davao City. On its third-week of promo period and … Continue reading

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CARCAR CITY: My Walk of the Heritage City of Cebu!

My Carcar City walk was a breeze. Short, sweet, a little overcast but it did not dampen in any way my Carcar walk! In less than 2-hours, this is the shortest heritage walk I’ve done so far and with that … Continue reading

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CEBU CITY: A Solo Heritage Walk! [Cebu Walk Tour Series]

I have been in Cebu on several occasions but this is the only time that I am doing a walk on heritage sites. I contacted via FB a walk-tour guide a day before but he never replied. Well, I was … Continue reading

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JESUIT HOUSE 1730 CEBU CITY: Suddenly Surprising!

If there was one heritage house I’ve visited in Cebu lately that made me suddenly interested [just like when I saw the Sanson y Montinola Antillan Ancestral House in Jaro, Iloilo City, it’s the Jesuit House 1730 in Parian, Cebu … Continue reading

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JARO ILOILO ON FOOT: A Solo Jaro Walk! [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

After my Lapaz Batchoy lunch at the first Deco’s and ice coffee with pandesyosa at Madge Cafe, both located in La Paz Public Market, I was ready to do my Jaro Walk!, [See my complete set of my Jaro Walk … Continue reading

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ILOILO CITY ON FOOT: A Solo Downtown Walk Tour [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

From a 2-day OB in Gensan, I flew to Iloilo for another 3-days of extended OB. Before flying, I was searching for some guided walk tour which I may to do after work. There was none. I know how rich … Continue reading

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LA PAZ ILOILO: MADGE CAFE inside a public market and DECO’s the first branch that served La Paz Batchoy! [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

This is a prelude to my solo walk tour of JARO ILOILO. A cafe called MADGE CAFE located in inside the public market of La Paz was referred to me by the tourism office. Nearby is the first DECO’S restaurant … Continue reading

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ILOILO ESPLANADE: Celebrating Ilongo’s love for their River!

After my solo walk tour of downtown Iloilo [to be posted later], I wanted to take photos of the sunset as I always do with best efforts 🙂 in every place I go to. From the airport to my hotel … Continue reading

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MARBEL/KORONADAL CITY: B-Walk, Jims Resto Bar, Apareja Buko Halo-Halo, Marang Atbp.

Koronadal City, formerly and still popularly known as Marbel is the capital city of South Cotabato with mixture of various culture, evident in the diverse dialect spoken by its people – Ilonggo, Hiligaynon, and yes Ilocano [again!]. Being from Ilocos, … Continue reading

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KIAMBA: Sarangani Province

Kiamba is a 2nd class coastal municipality located in Sarangani Province, 1-hour ride from Gensan, 2-hours from Koronadal and 4-hours from Davao – all straight driving. Over the holy week, I, together with new found friends from Marbel (old name for … Continue reading

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DAVAO CITY: Shrine of the Holy Infant Jesus of Prague

The Shrine of the Holy Infant Jesus of Prague in Davao City – destination for my Palm Sunday Mass, March 24, 2013. For this year’s Holy Week starter, I wanted to attend the Palm Sunday Mass and there was no … Continue reading

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KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2012

Kadayawan Festival 2012 Photos. Over a hundred photos captured in Ten Tribes One Vibe Kadayawan Festival 2012. More colors, more fun is Kadayawan! CLICK HERE FOR MY PHOTOS OF KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2012 IN MY FLICKR! More photos are being uploaded. Bookmark … Continue reading

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LAKE SEBU: The Seven Falls

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Time to hit the famous Seven Falls of Lake Sebu! After lunch at Punta Isla Lake Resort, we took another habal-habal ride to Brgy. Lake Seloton where the seven falls seat, or rather stand, or better yet falls! 🙂 It … Continue reading

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LAKE SEBU: Punta Isla Lake Resort

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Lake Sebu is not in Cebu, for those who know. For those who don’t, now you know that Lake Sebu is not in Cebu, it is in South Cotabato. Having spent Christmas last year with friends Edwin and Mike, both … Continue reading

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NEW ISRAEL: Makilala, North Cotabato

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New Israel, Makilala, North Cotabato.Before I came to this place, I had only 2-things in mind: the Moncadistas and the Monkeys. Little did I know that there were more to see and witness that truly opened my heart and soul … Continue reading

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MANTAYUPAN FALLS: Cebu!

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MANTAYUPAN FALLS in Cebu is located in the Municipality of Barili, 61-kms from the City and about 1 – 1 & 1/2 hours drive. In one of my official trips to Cebu last quarter of the previous year, I planned … Continue reading

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SINULOG FESTIVAL: 2012 Photos

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Over a hundred photos of my first Sinulog experience! One beat. One dance. One vision. One Sinulog in One Cebu!!! Pit Senyor!!! CLICK HERE TO VIEW MY SINULOG 2012 PHOTOS!!!. My First Sinulog: Having a work assignment in the South … Continue reading

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KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL: 2011 Photos

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Twenty-Three Contingents. One Tribe. One Vibe. One-Hundred photos that I captured in One Kadayawan!!! To view the complete set of photos, please see my KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2011 PHOTOS IN MY FLICKR HERE. *FOR KADAYAWAN 2012 PHOTOS, CLICK HERE Being able … Continue reading

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