Journey to the Sleeping Dinosaur Island

As a proud Davaoeno, I always try to promote places in my hometown. One of the most talked about tourist destinations now in Davao Oriental is the Sleeping Dinosaur Island.  It is said that the island resembles a shape of … Continue reading

Davao Oriental’s Subangan Museum

Davao Oriental Museum

When I had my short vacation in Davao Oriental, I realized that there have been a lot of changes already.  Imagine a UNESCO heritage site can be found in San Isidro.  Dahican beach has become a major tourist attraction in Mati. The … Continue reading

Mt. Hamiguitan World Heritage Park

Mount Hamiguitan is a mountain located in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. It has a height of 1,620 metres (5,315 ft). The mountain and its vicinity has one of the most diverse wildlife populations in the country. Among the … Continue reading

Heart Spring in Governor Generoso

Governor Generoso

Today is Good Friday and we don’t have work.  I am currently staying in our province.  That’s three to four hours ride by bus from Davao City.  Earlier today my sister’s friend invited her to visit his place.  Her friend was bragging … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

This is the house where I grew up.  I lived here for 16 years before moving to the city to study in college.  All the memories of my childhood are kept in this place.  But now, we have to ABANDON this house.  This house may have been standing for more than 50 years but we actually don’t own the land.  The land owner decided that it’s time they develop the area, forcing us and our neighbors to look for another place.  We now have a new house but nothing can replace a place called your first HOME.