Time is flying by so fast, don’t you think? In less than a month, Bacolod City will once again be abuzz with life as it celebrates the annual Masskara Festival! The mask I’m carrying is 3 kilos heavy! From the Sinulog Festival in Cebu to the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo, Panagbenga Festival in Baguio, Bangus […]
Masskara 2013! Kari na sa Masskara Festival 2013! Kari na sa Bacolod! Masskara Festival 2013, Bacolod City’s biggest and grandest extravaganza of colors, from where the city got its moniker “City of Smiles”, is still three months away, but hotel rooms and airplane seats are selling out fast! It’s best to be informed of the […]
Part 4 of the Libotero Negros Occidental Heritage Series From Pontevedra, I hopped in another mini-bus to take me to the next town up north, Valladolid. The short trip only cost me the minimum fare of ten pesos. The town of Valladolid is a 4th-class municipality, in terms of income. Based on the latest census, […]
2010 saw the birth of Libotero.com which initially featured family trips around Luzon from the previous years. I’ve always had the passion for travel but was limited by my fear of travelling alone. June 2010 marked a breakthrough as I embarked on my first solo trip ever, and to Mindanao at that. From that point […]
Part 6 of the Libotero Negros Occidental Heritage Series From Hinigaran, I took a mini-bus towards the next town up north, Pontevedra. The short trip only cost me the minimum fare of ten pesos.
Part 4 of the Libotero Negros Occidental Heritage Series From Kabankalan City, the town of Hinigaran is about an hour away. Hinigaran is perfectly located just between Bacolod and Kabankalan and one of the landmarks of this bustling town is their century-old church. Since the church is along the national highway, it is difficult to […]
Part 3 of the Libotero Negros Occidental Heritage Series After a walk in the park and snapping some photos of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol, I flagged another cab to take me to the Ceres South bus terminal. (There are two Ceres terminals in Bacolod, one for northbound buses and the other for southbound. They’re […]
Part 2 of the Libotero Negros Occidental Heritage Series As soon as I got my check-in luggage and exited the arrival hall of the Bacolod-Silay Airport, I hopped into a van that would take me to Bacolod City. It’s the most affordable and practical means of transport to the city, so far. Fare for each […]