Cebu | Negros Oriental

Stopover at Sibulan

This is something new. A monument in front of the municipio not dedicated to Jose Rizal. This time it’s Ramon Magsaysay, our guy – I’m not sure why they have Magsaysay but I suppose that the president was not only popular with the old politicos here in the mid 1900’s, who built the monument but […]

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Food thoughts

I can’t believe that I’ve been here for eight long months and haven’t written anything about FOOD! This could be one of the biggest oversight of my stay here, as everyone close to me knows, I’m fond of eating, let me rephrase that, I’m very fond of eating! I know how to eat Visayan because […]

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Update on Oslob’s Cuartel

I really need to start posting here in real time; I’m guilty of procrastinating at times (or most of the times). These past few days, I’ll only begin to post after some weeks has already lapsed. While I write everything in my notebook (the real notebook, the ones made of paper!) it would take me […]

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Visiting Oslob and its Hispanic Heritage

  I reached Oslob, one of the lesser known towns of Cebu in the south, Oslob, just before lunch time. I found in its mercado some carinderia that serves delectable Kambing dishes. The calderata of course is a must – eat! like in the Tagalog provinces, taste varies for this dish, Cebuanos have their way. […]

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Boljoon Cemetery,Fray Bermejo & his Defenses

One interesting discovery here in Boljoon is the church cemetery located on the grounds of the church, which was once a fortified complex built by Fray Bermejo to defend it against the the Moro raiders. The foundations of the walls that once covered the church and its environs can still be seen here but the […]

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