La Carlota City News
Pasalamat Festival, a colorful celebration of thanksgiving in the City of La Carlota, Negros occidental is held every first week of May each year.
For this year, a heavy rain showered the city in the midst of the Pasalamat Festival Grand Dance Parade Competition. "Oh, what a boon!", I shouted.
Why did I consider it a blessing? According to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in Negros Occidental the dry spell caused by the El Niño phenomenon has so far caused damages of at least P403.5 million in crops and livestock in Negros Occidental (As of April 22, 2016, Sunstar). So even if ...
Meditate and feel closer to nature with the soothing view of a majestic waterfall.
Sitio Guintubdan of Barangay Ara-al is just one of the many tourist destinations in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental. For nature lovers, it is the best spot in the city if you're looking for a peaceful and tranquil place to stay in and, at the same time, enjoy a fresh and pollution-free environment.
The Guintubdan Visitors' Pavilion and Garden, simply known as Guintubdan Pavilion, is only a 25-minute ride away from the city proper of La Carlota. It provides a range of activities from camping up to trekki ...
Today, as my birthday treat, I met up with Ron to go to Guintubdan at his hometown in La Carlota. I didn't really plan on anything for today. All I wanted was to spend time with family and with Ron. I have planned to go to Mambukal and just laze around but my family is busy with business that I could not drag them to the resort. So it was Ron who persuaded me to go to La Carlota instead.
Loaded his motorbike, we drove about 30 minutes from his house to have a nature trip and have relaxing dip in the cold waters from the falls of Guintubdan which is located in the mountain area of the city o ...
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Did you know that people believe that there's a god living inside Kanlaon?
La Carlota City, located at the southwestern portion of Negros Occidental, is home to the oldest sugar mills in the province.
Majority of the land area is dedicated to agriculture. It is also where you'll find the fiercest fighting cocks in the island. And, not to forget, the birthplace of world boxing champions:
• Benjamin Gan aka Small Montana: world flyweight crown holder (1935-1938)
• Eleuterio Zapanta aka Little Dado: world bantam weight champion (1940) and world flyweight champion (1941)
The Pasal ...
The Champion, ZSNHS MAIN for the year 2016 in Pasalamat Festival.