POEM: Same Spot

POEM: Same Spot

Remembered a fond memory the feeling I had when I was with my late instructor in this inviting beach in Mati, Davao Oriental. Continue reading POEM: Same Spot

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Celebrate a meaningful Kadayawan

Celebrate a meaningful Kadayawan

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

FROM WHERE WE DRINK: The Panigan-Tamugan Watershed Tour

FROM WHERE WE DRINK: The Panigan-Tamugan Watershed Tour

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