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Where to Stay in Bacolod | Brief History | Language/Dialect | Major Industries | Historical and Cultural Attractions | Special Interest Tours | Nature Adventure and Ecotourism | Festivals | Topography, Soil And Climate
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Negros Occidental is also the leading ceramic producer of the country. The capital, Bacolod's, main festival is Masskara, a celebration showcasing colorful costumes and smiling masks.

Sugar and gold have provided the province of Negros Occidental with a colorful, exotic past, when the island was home to powerful plantation owners, adventurers and fortune seekers. Its main tourist attractions are impressive, vast sugar plantations, old locomotives (iron dinosaurs), majestic mountains and the legacies of the colonial era.

Where to Stay in Bacolod | Brief History | Language/Dialect | Major Industries | Historical and Cultural Attractions | Special Interest Tours | Nature Adventure and Ecotourism | Festivals | Topography, Soil And Climate
Bacolod Islands Philippines


Travel Quotes:

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur. William Bartram

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. W. C. Fields

Pulutan Philippines Cuisine

Pulutan (from the Filipino word pulutin which literally means "something that is picked up") is a term roughly analogous to the English term "finger food". Originally, it was a snack accompanied with liquor or beer but has found its way into Philippine cuisine as appetizers or, in some cases, main dishes, as in the case of sisig.

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Southern Philippine Cuisine

In Mindanao, the southern part of Palawan island, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, dishes are richly flavored with the spices common to Southeast Asia: turmeric, coriander, lemon grass, cumin, and chillies — ingredients not commonly used in the rest of Filipino cooking. Being free from Hispanicization, the cuisine of the indigenous Moro and Lumad peoples of Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago has much in common with the rich and spicy Malay cuisines of Malaysia and Brunei, as well as Indonesian and Thai cuisines.

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