Monday, September 30, 2013


Barbaric bread?
Satisfy your curiosity
at Redberry, Pabayo St.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Child-friendly citizen

The reason for this notice in an internet cafe is...

a city ordinance.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Paseo del Rio

Looks like construction work
at Paseo del Rio has slowed down.

Friday, September 27, 2013


No, you're not in Quiapo.
You're in barangay Carmen
where a colony of tailors
vie for customers,
especially those who place orders
for athletic uniforms.

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Quiz Time:

Gaerlan Street is named after whom?

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Philippine Standard Time

Wanna know the Philippine Standard Time
at any hour of the day?
There's a digital clock
at the Gateway Tower that shows it.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

River dike 1

A man and some kids take a dip
in the Carmen side of the Cagayan River
where a new concrete dike is being built.
The old dike was destroyed during Sendong
when the river became a torrent.

Monday, September 23, 2013


Is that 250 meters underground or what.

Sunday, September 22, 2013


No, you're not in Davao.
Click on the photo to see the address
of Davao Copiermart.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Coastal cleanup

Today is International Coastal Cleanup Day.
This small beach area in Bayabas
can be kept clean if swimmers
pick up trash after a fun time.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Tourism Week

Tourism & Water: Protecting our Common Future
is the theme of this year's National Tourism Week celebration.
The regional office of the Department of Tourism
will hold an opening ceremony this afternoon
at SM City Cagayan de Oro where you can see exhibits
and watch musical presentations.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Casa Del Chino Ygua

Also known as Balay nga Bato
(in Tagalog, Bahay na Bato).
Wanna know the historical significance
of this corner location at Velez-Hayes streets?
Read the National Historical Institute marker.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


The airport at Laguindingan in Misamis Oriental
has been the civilian airport for Cagayan de Oro
since June. Old road signs like this one
should now be replaced or removed.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Quiz Time:

Yacapin Street is named after whom?

Monday, September 16, 2013

Voice of Kalambagohan

Anyone knows what the
Voice of Kalambagohan Society
is all about?

Sunday, September 15, 2013


No, you're not in Turkey.
Istanbul Bazaar is in downtown Cagayan de Oro,
at a corner of Velez and Yacapin streets.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Stoneware pottery

Quiz Time:

Which barangay of Cagayan de Oro
is famous for its stoneware pottery?

Friday, September 13, 2013


What they meant, of course, is decent living.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Today's prices 10

For a liter of diesel or gasoline.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


Place mats, sleeping mats, baskets,
kitchenware, tableware, designer bags,
round carpets, pouches, fruit trays, lampshades,
fashion accessories, home decor, various
handicrafts and many more stuff made of
indigenous materials such as abaca fiber,
corn husks, coco coir, coconut shells,
dried grass and rattan are all housed
in one setting at SM City Cagayan de Oro
this week till Saturday.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Philippine Travel Mart

A press release with photo from the City Information Office.
CdeO gets 1st Place in Best Booth Competition at Phil Travel Mart

THE CAGAYAN de Oro city government booth won first place, in the city category, during the recently held Philippine Travel Mart at SM Mall of Asia on September 6-8, 2013.

The booth, focusing the city’s white water rafting adventure as the country’s water rafting capital, drew attention as tourism destination in the country besting 100 other booths nationwide.

It also showcased Mapawa Nature Park’s river trek and canyoneering adventure package which concept and design was executed by Roldan Yacapin and Gigi CasiƱo, a member of Tourism Council and of the Public Services Offices, respectively under the guidance of Ms. Dorothy Jean Pabayo, overall chairperson of the Cagayan de Oro Tourism Council.

Personnel from the city tourism also served as receptionists at the booth.

The booth, in partnership with private industries such as the Cagayan de Oro Travel and Tours (Cotta), Giya Amihanang Mindanaw Association (Gama), Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (Cohara) and Oro Association of Rafters (Oar) offer tour packages, promotional materials, gears and promotional incentives to tourists during the three-day exhibit.

Meanwhile, the City Tourism Council also thanked Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and Madam Arlene Moreno for the all out support including Ernie Pelaez of Mapawa Nature Park and the Oar for providing gears used at the booth.


The nice thing about this bulletin board
at the East City Central School in Lapasan
is the prominent proverb painted above it.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Today's prices 9

For scanning a page of document.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Ped Xing

PED XING is now in Cagayan de Oro!

Saturday, September 7, 2013


A "Mercedes" jeepney?

Friday, September 6, 2013


Quiz Time:

How many Skyhi cinemas were there?

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Flower shops

Quiz Time:

Where in Cagayan de Oro
would you find this row of flower shops?

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

All in one

One sign says it all at De Lara Park.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Duaw Kagay-an Park

A new location for shutterbugs
is the Duaw Kagay-an Park.

Monday, September 2, 2013

To the South

Open for public viewing this month
at the CU Art Gallery is an exhibit
titled To the South showing the works of Nicolas Aca,
Lester Amacio, Michael Bacol, Errol Balcos,
Mariano Catague, Gary Custudio, Peter James Fantinalgo,
Oscar Floirendo, Chris Gomez, Jovito Hecita,
Gualberto Licong Jr., Dennis Montera, Chito Natural,
Balugto Necosia, Soliman Poonon, Gerald Saway,
Jericho Vamenta and Rodney Yap.

"Pringed" by Errol Balcos, mixed media, 24"x24".
"Bula-Bula" by Oscar Floirendo, mixed media, variable dimensions.
"Buhay Bulan" by Soliman Poonon, soil on canvas, 24"x24".
"The Day After (Sendong Tragedy)" by Mariano Catague, acrylic on canvas, 61cmx64.5cm.
"Waiting for Your Call" by Jovito Hecita, acrylic on canvas, 24"x24".

Sunday, September 1, 2013


No, you're not in Camiguin.
You're in downtown Cagayan de Oro.
You'll find the Camiguin Grill & Catering
near Lourdes College.