During weekends and holidays and whenever he's free, Marinduque Congressman Lord Allan Velasco takes time out with Team Velasco to engage barangay players in seaside, riverside and interior districts in friendly basketball matches. This one's a ...―
Climbing Susong DalagaNovember 30, Friday, was a holiday in the Philippines to honor national heroes led by Andres Bonifacio of Tondo, Manila, the father of the Katipunan secret society that started the Philippine revolution against Spain. That...―
Road leading to northern Marinduque. ∙ TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; ∙...―
Leaving Bagtasan. I requested to see the northern side of Susong Dalaga Hill from the water so the boatman maneuvered his small boat northward while towing our bigger boat. ∙ Susong Dalaga Hill. ∙ The sea remained calm. One...―
Not having prepared well for the trip, we didn't bring any food or drinks with us to Bagtasan. But there was a sari-sari store located south of the isthmus where we all headed to upon disembarking from the boat. The narrow isthmus separates two...―
Friendly Allan, the boatman, stresses a point as we sailed along quite slowly. ∙ We started late the next day on a ‘discovery tour’ of that hidden portion of Guisian, simply called Bagtasan, (meaning passage, from the Tagalog word ...―
Sayao Bay embraces the rocky shores of barangays Guisian, Paye and Sayao. There are just a few and brief stretches of white but not powdery sand beaches providing relief to those who'd set out to explore the entire length of this rugged coastline....―
Local lass, Hershey, on the shores of an isthmus in Guisian ∙ Susong Dalaga, virgin's breast is what these two hills are called in Guisian. The bigger breast to the right serves as a unique venue that puts to test local cub scouts' physical...―
The Port of Cawit that was re-opened in 2008, is situated on the mid-western side of mainland Marinduque serving as a major port for the towns of Boac, Gasan and Buenavista. It handles agricultural and trade products, construction materials and...―
Gusi, jar. Guisian's symbol found at Guisian Elementary School. ∙ Ask anyone from the hamlet of Guisian and he or she will tell you that the origin of that name is “gusian”, meaning a place where many gusi, jars were buried in the days of...―
So last week I was craving a salad and I remembered what an amazing salad I had once at ...
After attempting to accept her fate in the strange fishbowl world, Kendíka decides ...
I just like to say “Shopability”! But retailers today need to be able to say ...