Tag Archives: Mindanao

More than Tuna…

General Santos has an array of good eats that made me more than smile.  Here’s what has landed on the top of my list. Durian Gatchpuccino – cappuccino with a twist Named after its owner Gatchi Gatchialian, I reckon. Blugre Coffee, … Continue reading

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Go Fish!

Tuna fishers in a busy international fishport, porters hauling them off to be weighed in the market… a scene we almost did not get to see. Up at the crack of dawn, I got ready to meet up with the … Continue reading

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A Heritage of Music, Dance and Storytelling

This is my last post on the T’bolis and it’s beautiful land, Lake Sebu and what better way to honor its people and its land than to celebrate its cultural heritage through vivacious singing and dancing.  No, we didn’t dance … Continue reading

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Brass and Beads

Creative – that’s what they are.  The Tbolis possess marvelous traditional craft skills up to this day – aside from weaving, they are also known for their wax brass casting and colorful beadworks, which are used as jewelries, accessories or … Continue reading

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A Moment with a Lang Dulay

I have learned to appreciate art in various forms – from painting, pottery, sculpture to graphic and interior designs, to even the performing arts – and most recently, the artistry of weaving, more specifically T’nalak weaving. The T’bolis are known … Continue reading

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Tainted but not Spoiled

Credits:  Papers — Cherished love by Carena Designs, K Pertiet Notebook 8 and King Me paper; Photo Mask — K Pertiet Grunged up photo block No. 2; Overlay– House of 3’s Rhonna swirl cluster No. 8 Setting aside the fact … Continue reading

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A Datu and His Wives

Credits:  JSprague TW Kits (template 01 and papers) Have you ever wondered how it is to be one of 11 wives?  Not me, until I met a datu with… yes!  11 wives.  Datu Udos Angkoy, a distinguished looking man dressed … Continue reading

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