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...

D’Jungle, Bantayan Island, Cebu

After resting a bit at the Kota Beach Resort, we went off to forage for food. One thing we were told was that food was pretty cheap… cheap for Manila standards. Located in the town of Santa Fe on Bantayan Island, Cebu, D’Jungle is part of a string of restaurants in...

Bantayan Island, Cebu – June 11, 2010

Every now and then, the Lakwatsero is “kaladkarin” (Kaladkarin: One who is easily invited on trips). Last week, a fellow traveler, photographer, and adventurer, Johnny Benitez, asked me if I would like to like to accompany him to Bantayan Island while he was in Cebu...

Diving in Mactan, Cebu (Pre-Sinulog) – January 16, 2009

I arrived in Cebu a day before Sinulog 2010 and on the agenda was to take in a few dives with my friend Charles Quisumbing. After our lazy breakfast at Don Merto’s, we headed to Mactan. This was my first time to Dive in Cebu. Not that I expected anything particularly...