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LJ’s Ice Cold Tuba

I’ve drank about 500 ml of cold tuba that’s sold per liter in 7-Up reused bottle at 50 pesos in this carinderia somewhere in Nueva Ecija. I don’t have a snapshot of it but this sweet liquid looks like sugarcane juice and sort of a cross between sugarcane and coconut water in taste.
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Peddling Palm Sap

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Smells like tuba says my fellow Filipino companion. So from the smell of it, those cylindrical receptacles contained palm sap sold as beverage by this cycling vendor. I tried to ask what they call it, but the Khmer guy not understanding what I said in English just smiled at me, so I smiled back and took picture of his bemused evening countenance.

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