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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

Kidapawan, North Cotabato – The City of Highland Springs

Posted on June 28, 2012

A refreshing dip at Agko Mahomanoy Mountain Resort on the slopes of Mt. Apo in Kidapawan City After spending the night in the Islamic City of Marawi, I headed south – via Cotabato City – to Kidapawan City in North Cotabato, traveling overland for around seven hours. The city gets its name from the Manobo words tida which means “spring”, and pawan meaning “highland”. Located between the cities of Davao and Cotabato, it sits on the fertile shoulders of Mt.Read More