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Unexplored Paradise

Naturally blessed with outstanding rock formations, captivating sceneries, pristine white sand beaches, alluring waterfalls, and historic old churches, Northern Samar is often described as a little piece of unexplored paradise. Located some 630 kilometers south of Manila in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Negros Goodies: New Discoveries

Credits:  Papers:  JCrowley’s beautiful evidence – solid 4, JSprague’s HAFH – Awning Stripe;  Frame:  KPertiet Storyboard Negs 1A Namit to translate means delicious, yummy, scrumptious and all the other adjectives that you can find in your dictionary that best describes … Continue reading

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Sipalay: Jewel of the Sugar Island

If you relish the sand and the sea without the noise and the socials of Boracay, Sipalay is for you.  Touted as the Jewel of the Sugar Island, Sipalay is actually Negros’ best-kept summer destination. The people from Western Visayas … Continue reading

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Negros Heritage (Part 3)

Last of 3 parts, part 1 is here and part 2 here.   Hofileña Ancestral House Credits:  Template – KL365 template 02-000001;  Papers – Khakisack Scraps Think Pink blackgraph and pink solid papers;  Elements – LivE S4S- Spring String, LivE … Continue reading

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Negros Heritage (Part 2)

Part 1 here The Ruins On an extensive and beautifully landscaped grounds lies this once lavish early 20th century concrete that showcases what is left of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson’s ancestral home also in Talisay City.  This mansion has a … Continue reading

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Negros Heritage (Part 1)

Back in the days when sugar barons own large pieces of land that makes a hacienda, Negros was the biggest sugar producer in the country.  The wealth of the island of Negros is from its volcanic soil, which is ideal … Continue reading

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WS# 12: Inasal Nga Manok

That’s grilled chicken in Ilonggo and the pride of Bacolod.  Marinated with a reddish, sometimes yellowish hue from achuete (annatto seeds), this Bacolod delicacy is a hit not only in the south but has conquered the palates of Luzon as … Continue reading

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Guintubdan

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.  Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into tress.  The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn … Continue reading

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WS#11: Guapple Pie

Just got back from Easter (Holy Week, we call it) break that was brimming with adventure and new discoveries, from hiking to diving to feasting. But before I launch into the details, let me first share some Guapple Pie fresh … Continue reading

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PhotoHunt: Nautical

The bow seems to be his favorite spot of the boat.  We took this motorized boat or what we call a banca from Bantayan Island to Malapascua Island, a popular dive site where thresher sharks abound. This boy, accompanies his … Continue reading

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