Tag Archives: Visayas

An old fortress church

Still on our island-hopping day, our next stop was Capul.  It’s an island that sits in the middle of the San Bernardino Straits, originally named Abak from a chieftain that migrated from the South.  These migrants brought with them one … Continue reading

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Pink Sand and a Charming Village

Brgy. Sila, we were told, boasts of a nice pink sand beach.  Pink.  Yes pink. And there we proceeded to have lunch and do some snorkeling.  I, on the other hand, had enough of underwater events the past few months, … Continue reading

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A Simple Life

Credits:  Daniella Austen’s Fancy Quickpage 3. The largest island, Dalipuri is the only one with resorts established among a cluster of islands known as the Balicuatro Islands.  The rest of the islands are mostly home to farmers and fishermen.  San … Continue reading

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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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