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  • Tboli KidsThey Taught Me The Genuine Essence Of Help

    I raised my feet in a direction that leads me to another motivating and inspiring situation. I started trekking to an uphill path and seeing trees and green grass surrounded by a mountain range of T'boli. The lulling voice of winds causing the leaves of trees to dance freely and jubilantly. The trees were happy to enjoy the king sun kindness as the light shines above them like a perfect moon meeting the stars. Fields blazing with different plants and even crops to add up my perfect journey during that day.

    This was my journey to Lake Holon that inspired me and have marked an important lesso ...

  • The Blaan Preserving Their Culture

    In the Philippines there are more than 40 different ethnic groups, most of these can be found on the island of Mindanao, the second largest and southernmost island of this tropical archipelago. The Blaan is a tribal community of Southern Mindanao, the name stems from the composed words "Bla" and "An" when combined the word "Blaan" means our counterpart tribe.

    It is believed by some that the name of the Island of Mindanao is derived from the Blaan word "Mahin" that means sea and "Lanao" means lake; these combined words make "Mahinlanao"; that means a body of water, referring to Lake Lanao th ...

  • Green Destinations In The Philippines

    Your travel bucket list is about to get longer! Three amazing places in the Philippines made it to Green Destination's "Top 100 Sustainable Destinations" in the world for 2016.

    Congratulations to Lake Holon (T'boli, South Cotabato), Lake Sebu (South Cotabato), and Bojo, Aloguinsan, Cebu!

    LAKE HOLON

    Lake Holon is considered to be the cleanest lake in the Philippines. Surrounded by 15 mountains, Lake Holon also perfectly reflects the rich biodiversity of the second largest island of this country. The destination has developed according to community based ecotourism principles which focu ...

  • South Cotabatos Lake Sebu And Lake Holon Cited Among Worlds Best Sustainable Destinations

    Lake Sebu and Lake Holon, two of South Cotabato's prime tourism destinations, are among the 2016 Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the world.

    Green Destinations, a global organization for responsible tourism, revealed the list on September 27 during the celebration the World Tourism Day and the Green Destinations Day in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

    Lake Sebu, dubbed as the Summer Capital of the South, is known for its three lakes, 7 Falls zip line (the highest in Southeast Asia), Tilapia-based cuisine and natural surroundings.

    Lake Holon, in Tboli town is a ...

  • Kape Almid The Poo That Makes A Great Brew

    Kape Alamid is made from coffee berries that are being eaten and defecated by the Asian Palm Civet, locally known as alamid or milu. The B'laan tribe pampered these civets for this very special purpose.

    Kape Alamid is made from coffee berries that are being eaten and defecated by the Asian Palm Civet, locally known as alamid or milu. The B'laan tribe pampered these civets for this very special purpose.

    He welcomed my fascination to this great brew with my first encounter with Kape Alamid. Served from a brewing tea pot, I gasped for its aroma letting it run to my nose to orient my senses. ...

  • Australian Pelican Na Napadpad Sa General Santos City Pinagkaguluhan

    Isang Australian Pelican na napadpad sa General Santos City, pinagkaguluhan. Batay sa mga impormasyong nakalap namin sa mga eksperto, isa itong Ibon na karaniwang matatagpuan sa mga bansang Papua New Guinea, Western Indonesia, New Zealand at Western Pacific Islands. Posibleng natangay ng bagyo ang ibon kaya napunta ito sa Gen San.