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South Cotabato in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on June 10, 2014
For this year's opening salvo of 7-Questions, Louie (http://www.nomadperspectives.com/) and I would like to take you to the magical, the serene and the utterly beautiful province of South Cotabato.


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Takladtamig Dos: Lake Holon trek

By on August 11, 2012
My friends from South Cotabato in Southern Philippines, are organizing a trek to Lake Holon on August 19-20, 2012. The event is called 'Takladtamig Dos,' which means 'let us climb, my friend' or something to that effect, in Hiligaynon.


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Travel post mortem: Project Socsargen

By on September 27, 2011
Project Socsargen brought me and my churchmates to 2 provinces (South Cotabato, Sarangani), 2 cities (Koronadal, General Santos) and 3 municipalities (Polomolok, Tboli and Glan) in South Central Mindanao or Region XII.


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Where is General Paulino Santos pointing to?

By on September 15, 2011
I wonder where the statue of the Gen. Paulino is pointing to. Why is he pointing towards the south or to the sea, and not towards the north where there are more lands to conquer?


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The white sand beaches of Glan, Sarangani

By on September 6, 2011
Glan in Sarangani province boasts of 15-20 kilometers of white sand beaches that are unspoilt and to some extent, relatively unheard of.


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Our unforgettable trek to Lake Holon / Mt. Parker | Tboli, South Cotabato

By on September 2, 2011
If given another opportunity, I still would like to trek Mt. Parker again albeit on a lesser known but challenging trail. I also would like to swim across the icy waters of Lake Holon until I could not longer suspend my imagination of creatures that may be swimming beneath me.


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Mt. Parker / Lake Holon | Tboli, South Cotabato

By on August 24, 2011
The stakeholders of Mt. Parker indeed have more than enough reasons to protect the place since its real riches has far more worth than an imaginary Japanese treasure.


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South Cotabato side trips

By on August 15, 2011
It is without a doubt then that South Cotabato has a lot to offer in terms of the already popular tourist destinations, the off-the-beaten stops and even the sidetrips in between.


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Kalsangi: Polomolok’s most elusive destination

By on July 12, 2011
I learned from our gracious host that Kalsangi was named as such because the Americans had a hard time pronouncing kalasangan (forest) when they were still putting up the place.


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Mindanao State University – General Santos

By on July 6, 2011
Mindanao State University - General Santos (MSU-Gensan) is a premier state university in Southern Philippines. It is one of the 10 campuses of MSU System, the primary mandate of which is to provide quality yet affordable education in Mindanao
Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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