Category Archives: Negros Oriental

Tree Branch as Wet Concrete Warning Device

A branch of binunga tree (Macaranga tanarius) topped with yellow cellophane bag is used as a warning device for wet concrete manhole cover.

Budbud

Rizal in Dumaguete

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‘Rizal was here’ marker in Dumaguete plaza

Dr. Jose Rizal’s exile in Dapitan came to an end when he was permitted to serve as surgeon of the Spanish armed forces in Cuba. Leaving Dapitan City for Manila on board the steamer España on July 31, 1896, with Josephine Bracken, sister Narcisa and others, España temporarily stopped by Dumaguete at sunrise on August 1, 1896. There he met with the governor of Negros Oriental Emilio Regal and his former classmate Faustino Herrero Regidor.

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In the afternoon of the same day, Rizal performed eye operation for the kapitan ng konstabularya of the province. At 10 PM of the same day, Rizal left Dumaguete on board the same ship. (Reference: National Historical Institute).

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Rizal’s Ultimo Adios in English, Spanish and Visayan

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I wonder which zone of the Rizal Boulevard now did the steamer España exactly docked on August 1, 1896

 

Silliman School Bus

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Tambobo Bay

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This enclosed Tambobo bay is huge that what is not seen in this picture are the yachts somewhere far inside to the right where some of them became living quarters that never leave the bay anymore

There is always a good chance that walking aimlessly will lead you to somewhere interesting. That somehow it’s in the unstructured and unhurried wanderings that a particular travel becomes unforgettable.  As such, one of those occasions led me to this small community jetty in Tambobo Bay.

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This man upon reaching very close to the jetty where I sat with my leg hanging above the water, greeted me back with “Ma’yong hapon”, after I said the same thing to him

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Ceiling of the jetty

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