Baguio Cathedral, also know as Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church near Session Road in Baguio City. I have been there on several occassions, some 25 years ago, but never had the opportunity to walk around and explore. I decided to do so this time and was surprised to see that […]
The Pink Sisters Convent is a small community of cloistered contemplative nuns. It is located on Brent Road, very close to Brent International School. Only part of the chapel is accessible to the public; an iron gate separates the sisters in the pink habits and the outside world. One can find many different kinds of […]
The Baguio Public Market in Baguio City has a plethora of dry goods and good eats. It houses gift shops selling souvenirs such as wood carvings, native bags, hats and shirts. There are market stalls selling fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as native delicacies like strawberry jam, halayang ube and peanut brittle. Definitely the […]
Kawa-Kawa Hill is located in Ligao City, province of Albay, Bicol Region. We passed by Kawa-Kawa Hill on our way to CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC). Kawa-Kawa Hill is sometimes described as a hill without a hilltop. Its name comes from the word “kawa” translated means cauldron, which is the same shape as a crater on top […]
Our Lady of Peñafrancia is the Patroness of the entire Bicol Region. Her image used to be housed in a small chapel. Because of the growing number of devotees, the Our Lady of Peñafrancia Minor Basilica was built. It is considered as the largest Marian pilgrimage in Asia. The basilica is located in the the outskirts […]
CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) is a park designed for various kinds of watersports. It is located in the Provincial Capitol Complex in Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur. This 6-hectare watersports facility is spread over 2 man-made lakes. One is for wakeboarding, wakeskating, kneelboarding and waterskiing, day and night. It is cable-driven and caters to beginners and […]
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, in Legazpi City, is on a hill top. As you walk up a steep walkway, you’ll pass by life-sized displays of Jesus Christ’s stations of the cross along the way. At the top, you get a great view of the city and a breath taking glimpse of Mayon volcano.