Tag Archive: Bacolod City

BACOLOD: MASSKARA FESTIVAL

It’s that time of the year again when Bacolod plays host to first time travelers and returning visitors who flock to the city to watch smiling masked dancers in flamboyant and colorful costumes… Continue reading

BACOLOD: SHOOTING WIDE

It’s one of those days… you get up and realize you’re missing something badly.  You do what you got do, right? Something I learned when I was reviewing for the Bar Exams.  Even… Continue reading

BACOLOD: MY 2ND SCOTT KELBY WORLDWIDE PHOTOWALK

It was still dark when I my phone alarm went off.  It was a quarter to four in the morning.   Being the night person that I am, I wasn’t so sure how… Continue reading

BACOLOD: PORTRAITS OF STRANGERS

How do you photograph strangers? Do you go up to them and ask? Or you just simply fire away? Every now and then, I encounter people (or events) where I find it hard… Continue reading

BACOLOD: COMFORT FOOD

Has the rainy season started? I doesn’t matter… whether it’s the changing of seasons or just summer rain, the respite from the heat of the past months is more than welcomed.  And there’s… Continue reading

BACOLOD: THE NEW GOVERNMENT CENTER

The New Government Center or the NGC is now one of the new landmarks of Bacolod City.  It stands on a 5 hectare lot donated by Fernando F. Gonzaga, Inc. and Angela Estate,… Continue reading

BACOLOD: WHITES

Roses are red… well, not necessarily.  I’m not fond of any particular flower… though I love white roses or any flower that is white.  Maybe it’s the simplicity… or the peacefulness it evokes.  Walking… Continue reading

SILAY: ANCESTRAL HOUSES

I’ve been wanting to visit Vigan and Taal, Batangas, which are both known for their heritage sites.  After doing some research , I realized that I should first pay a visit to Silay City.… Continue reading

SILAY: BALAY NEGRENSE

Balay Negrense used to be the ancestral house of Victor F. Gaston.  The house was built in 1897.  The structure was used by Victor and his twelve children from 1901 until Victor’s death… Continue reading

UNIGAMES: UST V FEU

The Philippine University Games or more know as the UNIGAMES, is a national collegiate sports competition in the Philippines.  The UNIGAMES is composed of fourteen (14) sports disciplines namely Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Football, Chess,… Continue reading

FILM: PHP-FACine – Namets! – Jay Abello – 2008

I guess, this is Masskara Hangover… NAMETS! is an entry to the 2008 Cinemalaya.  The film was shot entirely in Negros Occidental.  It’s a romantic comedy, which stars Christian Vasquez and Angel Jacob…… Continue reading

BACOLOD: THE CAPITOL PARK

My parents used to take me to the Capitol Park and Lagoon when i was a kid.  Like many children in Bacolod, I took my first steps or those wobbly steps as a toddler in… Continue reading

BACOLOD: THE SEAT OF POWER

The Provincial Captol of Negros Occidental was built on 1924 to 1935.  It has survived the Japanese bombing and occupation during World War II.  When the price of sugar dropped in the 70s,… Continue reading

BACOLOD: THE PUFFED-RICE VENDOR

It was nine o’clock in the morning.  Business was slow at this time of the day.  There weren’t too many people roaming around the Capitol Lagoon.  An old woman was sitting on one… Continue reading

BACOLOD: THE CAPITOL

The Capitol Park and Lagoon is a provincial park located in Bacolod City where one will find the 0 Km for the province of Negros Occidental.  Among the features of the park are the matching… Continue reading

EN ROUTE: BACOLOD-SIBULAN-OSLOB

It started raining late in the afternoon in Bacolod.  The rain would pour hard for a brief moment and thin out as if it was about to stop… then it would start raining… Continue reading

ITINERARY: BACOLOD-OSLOB-DUMAGUETE

We’ve been planning a birthday getaway to Guimaras but at the last minute (more like two weeks) we had to change plans since we couldn’t get the desired number of travelers.  We needed… Continue reading

TO JAYWALK OR NOT TO JAYWALK

I went to downtown area yesterday because I remembered that I needed to get the stamps I ordered more than a month ago.  Kaluoy naman kay manong may kulang pa ko na fifty… Continue reading