Shell Island: A World Away

After an event at SM Seaside City Cebu, a friend and I decided to visit the small sea-side park near the South Road Properties (SRP) entrance.  The park offers an amazing view of the Mactan Channel and is frequented by those who want to ‘escape’ the busy weekend traffic in the city. My friend said […]

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Sinulog Fluvial Parade 2019

Every year, one day before the well-attended Sinulog Grand Parade takes place, Cebuanos flock to the port area to witness one of the Sinulog season’s most important events. Right before sunrise, hundreds of thousands fill the ports of Cebu to witness a spectacle that cannot be found anywhere else. This event is the annual Sinulog […]

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Good Food an Island Away

One of the hottest culinary destinations in Cebu today is the chain of native restaurants called Lantaw Native Restaurant. Lantaw is a Cebuano word which can mean a few things. The most common definition however, is ‘to look from a great distance.’ So, what’s so special about Lantaw? Well, aside from offering a wide variety […]

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Fluvial Parade 2014

The annual fluvial parade is a procession which takes the image of Señor Santo Niño back to Cebu City. This early morning event, which is attended by thousands, and witnessed by even more people, takes place one day before the Sinulog Grand Parade. This year, the procession was threatened by the entry of Typhoon Agaton […]

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Fluvial Procession 2009

  Despite days of rain, strong winds, dizzying temperature changes and savage seas, the 2009 Fluvial Procession of Sr. Sto. Nino and Cebu’s Patroness Our Lady of Guadalupe back to Cebu City was still very well-attended. In fact, the committee had to say no to some bangka operators due to safety and security reasons. The […]

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Waterfront Hotel And The Cebu Skyline

Because we weren’t able to go to Sumilon because of the accident, Masil took me to the Waterfront Hotel in Lahug and showed me the room where she was staying. Her room has a commanding view of the city so I took the opportunity to take pictures of the Cebu skyline. After taking a lot […]

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Santo Niño’s Fleet

Wow! What a truly moving experience. The fluvial parade of the Niño and the Our Lady of Guadalupe back to the city was once again very well-attended. Hundreds of boats and sea vessels accompanied THEM on their way back home. Here are some shots of the noteworthy sights during the fluvial parade.   A proud […]

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Liloan’s (Bagacay Point) Parola: Guiding Sailors Since 1904

The Bagacay Point, more popularly known among locals as the Parola, is a lighthouse in the Municipality of Liloan which is considered one of the most important heritage structures in Cebu. The Parola has appeared in countless infomercials, promotional photoshoots, music videos, and of course, personal blogs. So, here I am with MY very OWN […]

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