Region 5 (Bicol Region) : (Filipino: Kabikulan; Spanish: Bicolandia)
Located in the southernmost tip of Luzon Island, the largest island in the Philippines.
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Masbate - Rodeo Country of Bicol
Masbate is one of the provinces in the Bicol Region. It is located in central part of the Philippine Archipelago between latitudes 11 43' north and 21 36' north and 123 09' cast and 124 15'east. With its geographical condition, it serves as a gateway of Luzon to Cebu and Panay Island. The Capital town of Masbate is one hour and twenty minutes ride from Manila by plane and twelve hours from Cebu City by ship.
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Philippines Cuisine Characteristics
Vinegar is a common ingredient. Adobo is popular not solely for its simplicity and ease of preparation, but also for its ability to be stored for days without spoiling, and even improve in flavor with a day or two of storage.
Tinapa is a smoke-cured fish while tuyo, daing, and dangit are corned, sun-dried fish popular because they can last for weeks without spoiling, even without refrigeration.
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