Category Archives: Places

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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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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FEATURED: My Photos!

On this post are some of my photos featured in several travel sites, international or local. I love to take pictures of anything and everything everywhere I go. I take time to choose which snapshots to show and find time … 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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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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Aliwan Fiesta 2010 Schedule of Events

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[UPDATE: Winners and Photos of Aliwan Fiesta 2010] Schedule of Events: April 22 – Pasakalye Concert and Campus Dance Showdown; April 23 –Festival Queen Pageant; and April 24 – Grand Parade at 4:00 o’clock PM and Awarding at 9:00 o’clock … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites in Ilocos: Paoay Church, Sta. Maria Church and Vigan City

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The UNESCO World Heritage have listed to date, Five [5]  World Heritage properties/sites in the Philippines. However, there are Four [4] World Heritage Sites listed in just one Category [the Baroque Churches in the Philippines Category] which technically means that … Continue reading

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Take U to the Philippines by Apl. de. Ap.

Here’s the latest promotional video by the Department of Tourism in collaboration with MTV Asia, featuring proud Pinoy Apl. de. Ap of the Black Eyed Peas. With hip-hop artist Apl. de. Ap and MTV behind the project, this is meant … Continue reading

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Vulcanized in Quiapo

vul·ca·nize (vlk-nz) tr.v. vul·ca·nized, vul·ca·niz·ing, vul·ca·niz·es “To improve the strength, resiliency, and freedom from stickiness and odor of (rubber, for example) by combining with sulfur or other additives in the presence of heat and pressure.” (Source). In one of my … Continue reading

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