Tag Archives: Iloilo

Dinagyang, With Eyes Wide Open


A sustained whistle followed by three successive short blows signals the beginning of a multi-sensorial feast. Consider the tribal warrior covered in paint wearing  fire-colored headdress making aggressive steps towards the center. Behind him, the tribe members aim their arrows … Continue reading

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Cold and Breezy


  It’s 2.30 in the morning. The first bus trip home leaves in 30 minutes. I hastily packed my bag, went down the hotel lobby and informed the receptionist that I’m already checking out. “OK na sir”, she said. She … Continue reading

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