Bukidnon

Kaamulan Festival: Tribal Revelry in Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Posted on June 11, 2018

One of the Philippine celebrations I’ve long wanted to attend is the Kaamulan Festival in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Last March 22 to 27, I finally had the opportunity to experience this cultural event as part of a media tour of Northern Mindanao, organized by the Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines, under the Department of Tourism (DOT), with the assistance of Earth Explorers Travel & Tours, an outstanding tour operator based in Cagayan de Oro. This year’s festival climaxed onRead More

Malaybalay City, Bukidnon: Pitcher Plant Farm

Posted on December 16, 2013

Beautiful Venus flytraps are grown together with other carnivorous plants at Pitcher Plant Farm in Bukidnon  Hidden off the Buda (Bukidnon-Davao) Highway in the cool-weathered plateau of Malaybalay City in Bukidnon is the largest carnivorous plant nursery in the Philippines, the Pitcher Plant Farm. The farm resort was opened by Volker B. Heinrich, a German naturalist and self-confessed nepenthophile or pitcher plant enthusiast, together with his Filipina wife. The farm is only open to visitors staying at the cozy, solar-poweredRead More