Cagsawa Ruins

Me and my niece left for Daraga Legaspi to see Cagsawa Ruins earlier today.  Unfortunately, Mayon Volcano was covered with clouds so I was not able to have a good shot of the volcano.  Because of the extreme heat and humidity, we did not stay more than an hour in Cagsawa Ruins… The church of Cagsawa was built after 1724 by Franciscan friars under Fray Francisco Blanco in the small town of Cagsawa. It was supposed to replace an earlier church built in 1636Read more

Orchids of Mayon Volcano

A Wild Orchid  We are all flowers in the garden of the world. Some of us are daisys dainty and bright. Some of us are poppys,with sweet contagious laughter. If there was a flower for you, Youd be a wild orchid, So full of life,colors alive, Sprinkled with scarlett and purple, Explosions of colors racing through your petals. I was walking in a garden, Looking for a flower with a soul like yours, A free spirit,so intense and vivid. ThereRead more

Magayon Festival – Day 1 Checking on Bicol Trade Products

We feasted on bright and native colors earlier today at Magayon Festival in Legaspi Albay.  Me and my niece left for Naga about 9 am and did not get to Albay till a little after noon time. After settling down in the backpackers inn; we both grabbed some lunch at Biggs Diners in Pacific Mall and headed straight to the festival. Magayon (Beautiful) festival is a month-long festivity this year. The festival main objective is to provide fun and excitementRead more