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Around Mindanao, 11 – Pusan Point

The last time I was in Caraga, I wasn’t actually able to go to this place due to time constraints. However, in the middle of 2004, I was fortunate enough to travel here which is considered the eastern most point of the Philippines. During the start of the current millenium, this was touted as the […]

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Around Mindanao, 10 – Caraga Church

This is my second time to visit Caraga and this time, I decided to take the long trip. From Davao City, I went to Mati via an airconditioned Bachelor bus and from there, a jeepney. I was thinking that the sights and scents from an open vehicle would be more appealing than to one that […]

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Around Mindanao, 9 – Misamis Oriental

Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental was my work base for two years when I was still assigned in Mindanao. Compared to Davao where I also spent another two years, I prefer to live in this place if I was to chose between the two. It may not only that its much nearer to […]

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Durian in Davao

After arriving in Davao this afternoon, what better to start my stay than a trip to one of the durian stands near the hotel? I was walking outside when I chanced upon a stall having different kinds of durian with sidetables. For 30 pesos a kilo, I opted for a good Arancillo variety and enjoyed […]

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A day’s travel to Davao

I just can’t resist eating durian when I was in Davao yesterday and off I went to Magsaysay Park, one’s source of cheap durians in the city. Since it was not yet the fruit’s season, only Puyat and the native variety, malagkit were available and god, it was expensive: P120 per kilo for the former! […]

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