Ati-Atihan 2011, Kalibo, Aklan – Jan 15, 2011

Ati-Atihan 2011, Kalibo, Aklan – Jan 15, 2011

Long ago. Before you heard about the festivals Sinulog, Masskara, Kadayawan, and Dinagyang, there was The Ati-Atihan held every January in Kalibo, Aklan in honor of the Sto. Niño which had its origins in the 13th Century. In fact, when I was growing up, I could...
Sinulog Festival 2009 and 2010, Cebu

Sinulog Festival 2009 and 2010, Cebu

Looking through my photos folder on my home PC, I realized that I have not blogged about any of the Sinulog Festivals I have been to. Considering Sinulog 2009 was the 3rd trip I had gone on a after turning into The Lakwatsero (right after my trips to Taal in December...

Ugu Bigyan, Tiaong, Quezon – May 15, 2010

En route to Lucban, Quezon for the Pahiyas Festival (I took the tour with Ultimate Philippines Tours) we stopped by a place not on the itinerary. We visited Ugu Bigyan. His full name is Augusto Bigyan, a potter, and apparently a one of those secret destinations. From...