Blog Posts - Cauayan



The Bantay Lasang of Cauayan

Bantay Lasang (literally means forest guards) volunteers, a name given to those who patrol the forests of Negros Occidental, Philippines, eagerly waited at the Camalanda-an National High School in Cauayan for us to arrive. I joined the officers and e...
by First-time Travels on Aug 25, 2016

04.09.2013 Adding Region II - Isabela - Part 1

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by Windows Reality on Apr 9, 2013

University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA – Isabela Campus

University of Perpetual Help System – Isabela Campus is the youngest satellite of the University system. It is a private non-sectarian university, part of the University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS...

Malayan-Indian Tradition: Seaweed Flour

Conversations coming from experiences in Belize, Central America are quite rare to have with someone whom you just met for a brief moment. His tales of hidden paradise and unforgotten cultures, caught my attention as I was holding on to a seaweed fre...
by Between Coordinates on May 21, 2012

The Dying Tradition of Budbud Making

Budbud is a "first class" salt produced in towns like Miag-ao, San Joaquin, Guimbal, Igbaras, Tubungan and even Tigbauan and Oton - these salts were pain-stakingly made from bamboo nodes and sells for about P1,500.00 to P2,000.00 per sack.
by Between Coordinates on May 20, 2012

A Kayak And A Drowning Woman

I opted to try kayaking at the Linaon Bay in Negros Occidental. It was my first time and I definitely sucked at it – BIGTIME! The bay stretches at about 4 kilometers having those calm, wave-less, waters. It has an average of probably 15 to 18...
by Between Coordinates on May 18, 2012

Day 63: Licking Your Finger And Knowing Where The Wind Blows

I know it sounds impossible but somehow I think it is true to some people who are accustomed to it. Yes, I licked my finger and stuck it out, then the wind blew and well, I felt that cool sensation – but there’s no direction. haha! I gues...
by Between Coordinates on May 16, 2012

Day 62: 103 Kilometers South

Of course, my Red Shoes took me to somewhere more relaxing – and it is not in the city. For me, relaxation will always be THE BEACH. After hours and hours of dwindling and bobbing of heads, we finally arrived at Cauayan via Bacolod-South Road.
by Between Coordinates on May 15, 2012

Miracle Mountain Climb at Lina-on

I had no clue that this even existed. To my surpise, I said “Seriously? Miracle Mountain?” But when I finally saw the sign “This way to Miacle Mountain,” I just zipped my mouth and carried on with the trek. Me holding on to th...
by Between Coordinates on May 4, 2012

Beat The Summer Heat at Pasalan Falls

In my recent trip to my father’s homeland in Cauayan, I never really expected that there’s an existing gem hidden behind the trees and mountains. All I know is that there are beaches and it is such a great place to relax. Well, I was comp...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 27, 2012

Picturesque View From Punta Sojoton Lighthouse

I could still remember my first visit here, I was with my father about 6 years ago. Nothing really changed after those years and my fondest of memories are still in tact. This April, I visited the hometown of my father to get to know my close and dis...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 27, 2012

Beat The Summer Heat at Pasalan Falls

In my recent trip to my father’s homeland in Cauayan, I never really expected that there’s an existing gem hidden behind the trees and mountains. All I know is that there are beaches and it is such a great place to relax. Well, I was comp...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 27, 2012

Picturesque View From Punta Sojoton Lighthouse

I could still remember my first visit here, I was with my father about 6 years ago. Nothing really changed after those years and my fondest of memories are still in tact. This April, I visited the hometown of my father to get to know my close and dis...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 27, 2012

Thoughts on Being a Guest Speaker

Well, today I “surprisingly” found myself attending the “CSI Nights” event of the I love Iloilo team by Gawad Kalinga – I was listening to three amazing speakers and let’s just say I got inspired of what they were...
by The Ilongga on Apr 19, 2012

Thoughts on Being a Guest Speaker

Well, today I “surprisingly” found myself attending the “CSI Nights” event of the I love Iloilo team by Gawad Kalinga – I was listening to three amazing speakers and let’s just say I got inspired of what they were...
by The Ilongga on Apr 19, 2012

Fourteen Long Days and a Ton of Backlogs

Remember my previous post about “Facebook and living life differently?” Well, I had a 2-week-hiatus. I went to my father’s homeland in Cauayan, Negros and the following week, I was in Compostela, Cebu. Now, I’m back home with...
by The Ilongga on Apr 16, 2012

Fourteen Long Days and a Ton of Backlogs

Remember my previous post about “Facebook and living life differently?” Well, I had a 2-week-hiatus. I went to my father’s homeland in Cauayan, Negros and the following week, I was in Compostela, Cebu. Now, I’m back home with...
by The Ilongga on Apr 16, 2012

Day 20: The Quest for Answers

We all know that the internet is probably the most knowledgeable gadget in the history of mankind – well, technically next to te human brain. We, humans are created with this thing called “curiosity” – CURIOSITY is the beginni...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 16, 2012

Day 21: Catching the Sunrise

They say that sunrise and sunsets look similar. I tried to wake up earlier this morning to have a good view of the sunrise at the beach front. I was a few minutes late. Too bad. It would have been something enchanting. It has been only a few days aft...
by Between Coordinates on Apr 16, 2012

Day 33: Blogging Dilemma

I thought I could handle blogging and traveling all at the same time with minimum events of backlogs – well, everything is in chaos. I just settled in. Workloads are showered upon me and my 12 hours for 2 weeks compensation schedule just began.
by Between Coordinates on Apr 15, 2012


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