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6 posts categorized "[Travel] DAVAO Series"

August 30, 2013

KADAYAWAN FLOAT PARADE: A Grand Spectacle of Davao's Fruits, Flowers, and Stars? (A Photo Essay)

Read this First: KADAYAWAN DAVAO: Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (A Photo Essay)

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After Saturday’s street dancing competition, you should watch the next day’s float parade showcasing Davao's fruits, flowers, and other produce. The parade starts as early as 7am on Sunday and is the culmination of the Kadayawan festival. It's a highly-anticipated event, not only because of the floats, but also because of the showbiz personalities who join in the procession.

Here's part two of my photo essay on my first Kadayawan experience:

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August 28, 2013

KADAYAWAN DAVAO: Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (A Photo Essay)

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KADAYAWAN SA DABAW is an annual thanksgiving harvest festival in Davao.  It is held every 3rd Weekend of August to celebrate the harvest of Davao's fruits, flowers, and farm produce.

Its name comes from the Mandaya word "madayaw", a warm and friendly greeting used to describe something good, beautiful, valuable, superior, or profitable.

If you are planning to go, you must see the street dancing festival showcasing the colorful costumes, traditions, and stories of the different tribes in Davao. This is known as the "Indak Indak sa Kadalanan" and is held on the Saturday of that weekend and lasts from the morning until the afternoon

Here is a photo essay of my first Kadayawan experience:

The BEST of DAVAO Series:

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November 20, 2008

Bungee is Out, Swinging is the "IN" Thing... (Caption This!)

Edwin Sacdalan gave us a sneak peek on his latest crazy idea of doing a pendulum swing, high above the tree in Camp Sabros. I must admit, I did not have the guts to try it. Instead of Bungee jumping, you got to try pendulum swinging instead!

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Camp Sabros: Tree Rappelling - The Latest and Most Raved About Experience in Camp Sabros

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The latest addition to the zip line adventure in Camp Sabros is the 80ft. Tree Rappelling. Most of the people I met who tried it, raved about it more than the longest zip line ride.

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400m Zip Line - Longest Zip Line in the Philippines (or is it the 700m of Outland Adventure?)

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The second time around was more fun. Rache is more confident now to attempt the zip on her own.

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We knew the drill and we felt totally safe. The thing that will scare you is thinking about "what if you fall?"

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You need to relax and just fly like superman.

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