Mindanao

The Best Eateries of Surigao

Posted on May 14, 2010

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com VISIT THE “CITY OF ISLAND ADVENTURES” AND EXPERIENCE A FILIPINO CULINARY FESTIVAL, SAYS EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP CITY GARDEN RESTO What it isA restaurant situated in the harborfront and “the only steakhouse in northern Mindanao”. They offer a wide selection of Filipino, Asian and Western cuisine,Read More

Time and Tide: Surigao del Norte

Posted on January 5, 2010

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com HISTORY, FOLKLORE AND COMMERCE EBB AND FLOW IN THE RICH WATERS OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE. TEXT AND PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP The water was alive. As the labyrinthine mangroves of Dayasan gave way to the Hinatuan Passage, the currents shift in from all directions, wrestling and wringing out wavesRead More