I was excited with Mercato de Oro for at least 2 good reasons. I thought that this is a welcome alternative, to the Night Cafe at Divisoria, the closure of which drew mixed reactions from the city residents.
Cagayan de Oro (CDO), a highly urbanized city in Southern Philippines was hit by Tropical Storm Sendong (International Code Name: Washi) in the dead of the night last Saturday, December 17.
There's more to Cagayan de Oro, the City of Golden Friendship, than just being a premier whitewater rafting destination in the Philippines.
Smacked at the center of a busy intersection in Bulua, a barangay located at the western outskirts of Cagayand de Oro City, is a large jar of clay.
The white water rafting experience at Cagayan de Oro is absolutely 'chada,' a local term for anything that is fantastic, nice and great.
There's so much to Cagayan de Oro than just being a premier white water rafting destination in the Philippines. Aside from the five bridges that I featured, the city where I spent most of my adult life has also a rich and interesting history.
Whether it was built with or without strong engineering design, met with or without controversy, all these bridges serve as silent witnesses to Cagayan de oro City's history and development.