Mindoro Sling is the first thing that comes to my mind whenever I hear Puerto Galera. It’s a concoction of rum, clear soda and orange juice with mango and grenadine. A drink that reminds me of an endless summer.
Earth shattering and deafening noise of colliding rocks were seldom heard in the mountains of San Mateo. It’s said to be caused by someone with enormous footprints along the riverbanks, a giant named Bernardo Carpio. A story any kid would remember while living in the province of Rizal. I recently visited Rodriguez and the storyContinue reading “Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal”
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Another version of this legend states that the beautiful lady’s name was Lagkunawa.
Just days before the sought after reopening of “one of the best islands in the world” after being on hiatus for the last six months, due to its “smelly problem,” the island will be open to only a few and with a hefty price tag. And party island no more.
An Igorot culture appreciation that will never go out of style.
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Time wasted in Baler is time well spent.
“I’m a free spirit who never had the balls to be free.” – Cheryl Strayed