Tag Archive: Negros Occidental

SILAY: SHORT WALK

I went to great lengths to see Vigan, Ilocos Sur and Taal, Batangas because they have preserved their own historical architecture, and with heritage awareness.  But of they’re not the only heritage town in the… Continue reading

SIPALAY: 2014 NATIONAL AGE GROUP TRIATHLON SERIES

First time for me to shoot a triathlon.  I think, this also my first time to watch a triathlon event.  I saw some triptych photos of triathlons in the net which got me… Continue reading

ILOG: TALABA FESTIVAL

This is my first time to witness the Talaba Festival… though I’ve heard of it and Cong. Chedz Alvarez would invite us every year.   Finally, got to see this one this year… over… Continue reading

SILAY: SAN DIEGO PRO-CATHEDRAL

The rain doesn’t seem to want to stop and it was getting dark.  We needed to head back to Bacolod City, so we took the chance even with a soft drizzle of rain.… 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

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 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