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Mindanao Mountains Waterfalls

The Freezing Bukidnon-Davao (BuDa) Road Trip

The Bukidnon-Davao Highway’s elevation is the silver lining for its now buzzing tourism activities. The highway, passing through Marilog District of Davao City, traverses barangay Buda, where many resorts have been established. Being more popular now than ever, BuDa has been attracting travelers from surrounding provinces, even from outside Mindanao. Consequently, tourists’ attractions in the area have been on the rise, giving locals deserved income but also giving way to price surges. Shortly before midnight, they, a group of officemates and their significant others, commenced their road trip to BuDa…

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Mindanao SOCCSKSARGEN Waterfalls

“What’s up, Kiamba?”

“Not much.” Kiamba mused with a wink! I don’t know if I’m asking a smart question here but why is Sarangani Province geographically split? I know it used to be a part of South Cotabato until it was made an independent province but why the Sarangani Bay and General Santos City in between its land area? Why? I know it shouldn’t bother me but it does and now I can’t un-see it. *** It had been so long since I went to the western part of Sarangani Province and mind…

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Friendship Dahican Menzi Beach Park and Campsite
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Off Track I: Writing’s on the Wall

There is this quote being repeatedly shared on social media which says that if a certain friendship lasts longer than seven years it is most likely to last a lifetime. Though that thought has so much BS written all over it, you are somehow relieved to know, deep inside, that your friends who have passed this milestone are most likely to put up with your crazy for life. Well, wait until life shows you what BS really feels like. It sucked to not know what was going on. Especially if…

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Beaches Mindanao

A Friendship Getaway in Dahican, Mati

Dahican, Mati is definitely one of the bucket-list-worthy destinations; not only for lovers or solo travelers but above all for family and friends as well. Despite the apparent proximity of the place, our determination was more profound than we have imagined. After rushed planning and eleventh-hour reservations, we were on our merry way to Dahican – full of youthful zest and beaming expectations. No matter what the Google Maps told us, it was a 10-hour drive to Dahican from Koronadal City. My friends Ian, Weng, Ed, Diana, and Shiela are…

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