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A Guide to the Best Ati-Atihan Festival in the Philippines

Disclaimer:  I am from Ibajay so this post is slightly biased. 😉 The Ati-Atihan Festival is the mother of all Philippine festivals and perhaps one of the oldest in the country. Ati-Atihan originated from Aklan but due to its success, many have created similar festivals:  the Dinagyang of Iloilo, Masskara of Bacolod and Halaran of […]

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Goodbye for now, Aslum!

It felt as if our vacation was over before it even began.  We were sad to say goodbye to Aslum and its glorious sunsets.  On our last afternoon there, we trooped down the beach, all six of us bakasyonistas, to watch our last Aslum sunset before going back to Manila. On the gray sand, I […]

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Ibajay’s Market Day

Ibajay’s Market Day on Tuesdays is a big affair.  People from the municipality’s thirty five barangays flock to the Public Market to shop. From fresh produce to second hand clothes, the market is filled with various commodities sold by vendors from nearby towns. It’s really quite an experience to be in the middle of it […]

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Cooling Down in Hurom-Hurom

Over the years, Aklan the mainland has been overshadowed by its most popular tourist destination, Boracay Island.   But aside from its powdery white beach, Aklan has a lot more to offer.  Take, for instance,  its cold springs. Hurom-Hurom  is one of the cold spring resorts in Nabas, Aklan. The main pool is actually a basin […]

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