Nothing beats the beauty of these trees in full bloom during summer (usually from February to April) in Malaybalay City in Bukidnon. Just infront of the cathedral are these trees fronting the park. For people in this city, it signals the start of summer and is a welcome sight. Much more when the trees defoliate and only the yellow flowers are left while the grounds are also littered with these golden blossoms. The tree is not native to the Philippines. Two Facebook contacts, Wally Suarez…Continue Reading “Malaybalay’s beautiful yellow flowers during summer”

A cloud of dust followed the speeding cowboy and his horse as he was lassoing a calf. He missed and the crowd roared with laughter. After two more attempts, he was successful, hurriedly got down his steed and ran to the creature, wrestling with it until it was all tied down on the ground. It was an hour after lunch during the culmination of the Kaamulan Festival in Malaybalay, Bukidnon. After the colorful parade and presentation at the capital grounds, the crowd shifted to the…Continue Reading “The Cowboys of Bukidnon during the Kaamulan Festival”

Malaybalay City is sleepy, slow paced but beautiful. Simple, unhurried life with a cool and balmy climate that is good for the soul