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Dinagyang Festival 2011, Iloilo – January 22, 2011

Posted by on Jan 22, 2011 in Festival | 2 comments

Similar to the Ati-Atihan and Sinulog Festivals of Kalibo and Cebu respectively, the DInagyang Festival of Iloilo is in celebration of the...

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

Posted by on Jan 16, 2011 in Festival | 20 comments

Long ago. Before you heard about the festivals Sinulog, Masskara, Kadayawan, and Dinagyang, there was The Ati-Atihan held every January in...

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Sinulog Festival 2009 and 2010, Cebu

Posted by on Jan 9, 2011 in Festival | 10 comments

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....

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Masskara Festival 2010, Bacolod City, October 17, 2010

Posted by on Oct 18, 2010 in Festival | 8 comments

Going to Bacolod for the Masskara Festival has been one of the items on my Bucket List for 2010 since the start if the year. Several weeks...

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Pahiyas Festival 2010, Lucban, Quezon – May 15, 2010

Posted by on May 18, 2010 in Festival, Roadtrip | 3 comments

One of the items on my 2010 Bucket list was to attend the Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon. The thing with these festivals of course is they have set dates, so naturally I had make this trip! I had my standard options. I could go to Lucban on my own, or join one of those tour groups. I pretty much usually do DIY trips. I decided to go for option #2 this time.

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Ugu Bigyan, Tiaong, Quezon – May 15, 2010

Posted by on May 16, 2010 in Festival, Roadtrip | 3 comments

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 the intro to Ugu by our guide Tina, Ugu is not a formally-trained potter yet has pursued his love for pottery with artistry and creativity.

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Moriones Festival 2010, Marinduque – April 2, 2010 (Good Friday)

Posted by on Apr 2, 2010 in Festival | 1 comment

I woke up early on Good Friday. The fact that I could not sleep to well was one thing, but a rooster outside of our room started crowing at...

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Moriones Festival 2010, Marinduque – April 1, 2010 (Maundy Thursday)

Posted by on Apr 1, 2010 in Festival | 0 comments

Waking up fresh (from the crowing of a nearby rooster), we took a bath and left Happy Bunny’s at around 7:00am. We went on foot around...

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Marinduque – April 1 to 3, 2010

Posted by on Apr 1, 2010 in Festival | 2 comments

This year’s Holy Week, I went to the island province of Marinduque with and at the suggestion of Jasper Jugan. The objective was the...

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