Getting There. : Aklan Province
Aklan is said to be the oldest province in the Philippines,
organized in 1213 by settlers from Borneo as the Minuro it Akean
to include what is now the province of Capiz. It was inaugurated
as an independent province on November 8, 1956.
Aklan encompasses the northwestern portion of Panay Island and
nearby Boracay Island, both situated within the Visayas island group.
Cadastrally located between 12 degrees N, 11 degrees and 19 minutes
S and between 121 degrees and 50 minutes W, 122 degrees and 35 minutes
E, the province is bordered by the Sulu Sea on the northwest, the
Sibuyan Sea on the northeast and the east, by the Province of Antique
on the west, and by the province of Capiz on the south.
Kalibo is 45 minutes from Manila and 30 minutes from Cebu by air.
Philippine Airlines has 3 daily flights from Manila on Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays, and Saturdays with special flights from
Cebu to accommodate the overflow of guests, while Air Philippines
YS-11 service aircraft fly twice daily from Manila. Alternative
flights by Aerolift or Pacific Air through Caticlan in the town
of Malay are also available. Kalibo is about 15 hours from Manila
and about 18 hours from Cebu by sea.
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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
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