Feasts and Festivals: Aklan Province Islands Philippines
Ati-Atihan - (every 3rd weekend of January), Kalibo, Aklan. A celebration
in honor of the Sto. Niño. Marked by a frenzied merriment
on the streets. Revelers in colorful costumes and bodies painted
black and their faces made up grotesquely, dance uninhibitedly to
The Boracay Int'l Fun Board Cup - (January 29 - February
4), Bulabog Beach, Boracay, Malay, Aklan. The country's biggest
windsurfing event drawing participants from all over Asia.
Buling-Bulingan - (every 30th of April), Banga Aklan.
A celebration highlighting the ascension of Datu Manduyog as leader
of the Confederation of Madya-as and the establishment of his seat
of government in the 13th century in what is now known as Banga.
To travel is to take a journey into yourself. Danny Kaye
There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the travellers being. Patrick MacGill
Central Philippine Cuisine
Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).
More details at Central Philippine Cuisine
Travel with kids, travel prepared
It is good to have your kids with you when you travel; this would surely open their eyes to a lot more of new knowledge and discovery. When you bring along your kids in your trips, this is not only a way of bringing them close to your heart but also through this, your child would definitely make him or her more aware about the world around him or her. Travel with kids, travel prepared