Day 4: Kabankalan City, Hinigaran and La Carlota City



ShareTweet Day 3 (in transition) So far I have covered Silay City, Bacolod City and Mambukal Resort in Murcia. The weather when I came in Negros Occidental was sunny in the morning and raining in the afternoon. As much as I want to stay in the hot dipping pool at Mambukal (Day 3), I have no choice but to get going. I left Mambukal around 3:00pm. I went to Libertad terminal (still in Bacolod City), 4:00pm, then took the minibus to La Carlota City (5:30pm). As I said before, I was met by a friend of mine who offered a […]

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Day 2: Inasal at Bacolod & Mambukal



ShareTweet Thanks for reading Day 1. If you are lost, you can read the 14-Day Solo Backpacking Challenge I’m trying to recount. If you are too busy or lazy to read that, its a personal challenge to spend only P250/day all-in, yes you read it right, ALL-IN (accommodation, food, transportation, other fees, etc.) The male pulling the carabao sculpture was made by Felix Gaston, a Negrense artist & the woman reclining on the carabao was made by a unnamed French sculptor. ANG PANGHIMUD-OS by Eduardo Castrillo Hiligaynon word for “endeavor” literally “The Struggle” I started the day by going back to the […]

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Day 1: Touchdown at Silay-Bacolod



ShareTweet Cinco De Noviembre Marker, Silay City James: Ma, paalis na ako bukas Mama: Ok, ingat. Saan ka nga pupunta? James: Backpacking Trip- Negros, Panay at kung saan-saan Mama: Ok, mag-text ka. James: Kulang pa yung pera ko e. Mama: Wala na akong pera. James: (sa isip lang) Ayos! Pareho pa tayo. ‘Wag nang ituloy ito… ——- English version James: (European accent) Mommm, I’ll be leaving tomorrow. Mom: Okay. Take care. Where are you going again? James: Backpacking Trip- Negros, Panay and many more… Mom: Okay, just text me your whereabouts. James: (Hoping I get more pocket money) I don’t […]

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