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Mines and Tunnels in the Heart of Toledo City

To be completely honest, I have no clear idea how we got here. All I remember is that Zandro (of Oz Racing) and his team invited me to join their Moto Adventure ride through the mountain barangays  of Cebu City. First, we went up the TransCentral Highway via Lahug and Busay. Then, we crossed some […]

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Sinulog sa Carmen 2015

Last January 25, I was able to witness (for the first time ever) Carmen town’s very own Sinulog. In case you guys haven’t heard yet, the town of Carmen holds its very own Sinulog celebration one week after the end of the festivities in Cebu City. Sinulog sa Carmen has been around for quite a […]

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San Remigio In A Jiffy

Last Sunday, my family and I decided to take a quick trip to San Remigio to hopefully book a room for the long holiday. My family has been doing it for years now and we wanted to make sure that we will be getting the best room for this year’s Holy Week break as my […]

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Weekends in Carmen

It’s official. I’m ready to relocate to Carmen. Haha. Well, come to think of it. It has gorgeous beaches, it has the super awesome Benedictine Monastery, it has the Uragay Spring, and it has an award-winning Sinulog contingent! Plus, it’s very lovely, quiet, and peaceful and it has some of the most awesome people I […]

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Kasadya sa SRP 2011

The perya is in town for the holidays! Thanks to the effort of the city government, Cebuanos – both young and old – once again got to experience this rich Filipino tradition. This year, since the SSS lot along Jones Avenue is no longer available (the new SSS building is now operational,) the carnival/perya was moved […]

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An Afternoon In Luyang

Last Friday (holiday, yey!), I woke up just a few minutes before noon. I checked my phone and I found out that I had two unread messages and four missed calls. They were all from Harry. He’d been trying to contact me to tell me that they (together with Randy, Randy’s niece Motty, and Randy’s two dogs) were going […]

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New Carmen Plaza

  So, yeah. After shooting the old structures in Danao City, I drove straight to the beautiful Municipality of Carmen to see the changes in their town plaza. I wanted to know how the new plaza looked like.  Well, it’s not really new. I mean, the renovation was done a few months ago. But I’ve never […]

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Northern Cebu’s ‘Simala’

  Over the weekend, we visited Northern Cebu’s version of the Monastery of the Marian Monks in Simala, Sibonga,  Cebu. Simala’s counterpart is St. Benedict’s Monastery in Corte, Carmen, Cebu. The monastery is run by the Benedictine monks of the Sylvestrine Congregation. The monastery houses the miraculous image of Our Lady of Manaoag. Like Simala, […]

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Mga Mananaug Sa Sinulog 2008

SINULOG FREE INTERPRETATION 1 Lumad Basakanon – Cebu City – Woohoo! Lumad Basakanon won again! Go for Gold sa Aliwan! =) 2 Municipality of Carmen – Municality of Carmen, Cebu – Yes! I knew it! Good performance! 3 Alikaraw Organization – Hilongos, Leyte – Nice performance from first-timers. Balik-balik mo! =) 4 Tribu Iliganon – Iligan […]

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Siesta Sa Carmen Town Plaza

   One of the nicest town plazas in the North is the one in Carmen. The park has benches, playgrounds, fountains and a relaxing view of the sea. The plaza, facing the Carmen Municipal Building, can be seen right beside the national highway. The plaza is perfect for high noon strolls and chats as huge trees […]

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47 Kilometers From Home

47 Kms from Cebu City, you will reach the tip of Carmen and the first few baranggays of Catmon. As you head straight to the northern tip of Cebu, you can never fail to notice Cebu’s breathtaking coasts. If you’re planning a trip to the North, make sure to take a break from your long […]

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Happy Fiesta, Luyang (Carmen, Cebu)

  One MyCebuPhotoBlog reader from Australia, INDAY MYRNA, told me that her hometown – Luyang, Carmen, will be celebrating its fiesta on Feb 3-4. She told me that she’d be happy if I’d go to her place and take a few shots. She also said that she told her sister about me so that they’d […]

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