The activities are odes to the five icons of Davao City – the Philippine Eagle, the Mount Apo, the Indigenous People, the Durian, and the Waling-Waling. There is the Indak-Indak (street dancing), the Pamulak (floral floats), tribal music performances and contests, Hiyas sa Kadayawan to name a few. There are baskets and stalls brimming with different fruits at a low price for you to enjoy. Is missing no single event the best way to celebrate Kadayawan? Continue reading Celebrate a meaningful Kadayawan
And one way to make the most of your travel is to eat something original. Zamboanga City can be considered a food haven as it offers its own iconic gut-fillers. Continue reading The Satiety of Satti (and more): A Taste of Tausug Delicacies in Zamboanga
Far from the municipality I have known and grown up with for years, Don Marcelino has gradually exhibited signs of rural development. Continue reading Where to? Don Marcelino!
It is an actualization of Davao City’s catch phrase: “Life Is Here”. In case you happen to include this in your travel itinerary, don’t forget to tag me. Enjoy! Continue reading Roundabout San Pedro: A Photowalk at Davao City’s Convergence District
The Tamugan River’s surface water, as part of the entire Panigan-Tamugan Watershed, said IDIS, is very critical to heavy metal and bacterial contamination from nearby unsustainable industries. “These include rampant use of pesticides and herbicides for monocrop banana and pineapple plantations, forest land conversions, sewage from poultries and livestock farms and other pollutants,” said IDIS. And so, the group had painstakingly devised initiatives and efforts to rehabilitate the river, saving it for future use. And I am ready to see how everything fared. Continue reading FROM WHERE WE DRINK: The Panigan-Tamugan Watershed Tour
They were too young to work that heavy, but what else can they do? It is the only thing they have to sustain their school and survive for every day.
Here are some of the scenes that had the greatest chance of happening on major activities, so you will be prepared. Continue reading Foreshadowing Kadayawan 2016: My Kadayawan sa Dabaw Experiences