Tuesday, August 20, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Claire Marie Algarme
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I know what to do this summer
WE CANNOT gradually feel the summer heat in this tropical country. Others take this time to have a vacation. It's weather too fine to just let it pass and spend indoors. There are many ways to enjoy it to make ...
From 494 days ago
Algarme: Panaad sa Negros Festival turns 25
IT’S April once again and Negrenses will be celebrating the Panaad sa Negros Festival for 25 years now. How time flies. From a three-day affair at the Provincial Capitol Park and Lagoon in 1993. Panaad sa Negros Festival has come a ...
From 501 days ago
Algarme: Visita Iglesia in Bacolod
A WEEK from now, most of us will be observing the Semana Santa or Holy Week. One of the Lenten traditions is the Visita Iglesia or Seven Churches Visitation. This is usually done on Maundy Thursday. It is a pilgrimage, ...
From 515 days ago
Algarme: A mountaintop experience in Munnar
IT WAS a year ago when I explored Kerala, a southern state in India that faces the Arabian sea on the west and the Western Ghats to its east, through the Kerala Blog Express Season 4. We were also in ...
From 522 days ago
Meditating in Tagaytay
COOL weather, beautiful landscape, proximity to the capital, and fresh food make Tagaytay City as one of the favorite weekend destinations by those in Metro Manila. Even tourists and travelers in Manila often take time to go on a side ...
From 529 days ago
Art, history and religion under the Betis Church
AS WE enter the season of Lent, it is that time of the year when we do pilgrimages and go to retreats. Church visitation is one of the practices that we observe. Whenever I travel, I always see to it to ...
From 536 days ago
A Bow-wow welcome
IT’S another celebration that makes us literally paint the town red. The Chinese New Year is celebrated worldwide and Chinatowns in various cities around the world come alive with lion and dragon dances skipping to the beat of the drums. ...
From 543 days ago
Heart-shaped Bonito Island
LOVE is in the air. This is the season when malls and public places are decorated with hearts to celebrate Valentine’s Day. But for nature and beach lovers, do you know that there’s an island in the country that is ...
From 550 days ago
Life flows through Mekong
THE first time I caught a glimpse of Mekong River was when my friends and I were crossing the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge from NongKhai, Thailand to Vientiane, Laos. The next day, we were having a bottle of beer in a hut ...
From 557 days ago
Smoky Rotorua, a nature lover’s haven
THE picture of a fuming Mayon surrounded by a thick cloud brought me back to the time when I visited Rotorua in New Zealand’s North Island. I have witnessed a smaller version, without the orange liquid fire, as I watched ...
From 563 days ago