Posts Tagged ‘Negros

29
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: Bago City and the Flight Back Home

For our final day in Negros Occidental we headed south for a change, and visited the City of Bago.  Travelling between north and south are interestingly quite different, but like all other cities in the province that we visited, Bago City is also packed with history.

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26
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: The Unexpected Extension

The ruins was supposed to be the last agenda on our itinerary and because of our unfortunate delays going to the site, we had no time to spare and rushed to the airport.  Travelling throughout the province is quite easy pretty much everywhere, with the exception of the airport!  Yes, there are shuttle services to Bacolod-Silay Airport, but they take ages to leave the terminal and time was a luxury we can’t afford.

Our futile attempt

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22
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: Victorias’ Secret and the Ruins of Talisay

For our second (and planned last) day in Negros Occidental, our itinerary brought us to the cities of Victorias and Talisay, and we were joined by our friend and her company on this trip.  Here’s how our day went.

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19
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: Bacolod City Food Trip!

Bacolod City has some of the best places to eat condensed into a relatively small area.  There’s one perfect for every budget and oftentimes you need not wander far from the city center.  We’ve roamed around Bacolod City to come up with our recommendations:

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15
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: Touring the City of Smiles, Bacolod City

Bacolod: the City of Smiles.  One need not go far and wide to validate this claim, and there’s more to Negros Occidental’s capital than the Masskara Festival.

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12
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: The Marvelous Masks of the Masskara Festival

The Masskara Festival became the main reason of our Bacolod City visit after our half marathon event got postponed, and we were fortunate to catch a glimpse on why this event is so popular for both local and foreign tourists.  With what I witnessed, I was truly impressed!

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08
Nov
11

The Piaya Chronicles: The Ancestral Houses of Silay City

Silay City is the gateway to Negros Occidental, being home to the modern Bacolod-Silay Airport.  It may not be as popular as Bacolod but it is a must to be part of your Negros Occidental itinerary.  It is home to “living” historic houses, and much more!

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