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Villa Viva Belgica: A Small Oasis of a Guesthouse in Davao

Villa Viva Belgica is a guesthouse I love to recommend to all those visiting Davao who are looking for a good, quiet, and reasonable place to stay, and also locals who just want a nice meal in relaxed surroundings. It is located in Luzviminda Village in Maa, at the end corner of Hyacinth Street. It’s […]

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Why You Should Visit my Hometown, Davao

I have been to a lot of places in the Philippines but am always very happy going back home. This is of course a natural thing; “away is good, but home is best”. This old truth applies to me, but there is a lot more to it than that. Davao has become a safe and […]

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Eldar's Corner

The Shadow of an Eagle

“Elected officials must serve the greater good no matter what it takes, like a father protecting and disciplining his family”. (Provincial Governor in Davao from 1959 to 1965, Vicente Duterte). A small and harmless sparrow, The Red Maya, was up to 1995 the national symbol of the Philippines. But the popular president at that time, […]