Back in Davao with office mates, not official trip though. We took advantage of the Philippine Airlines buy-one-take-two promo. This happened so fast, we were just taking a coffee break in our Water Science coffee room then next thing we knew we're in Davao.
Welcome to the new Davao Airport. The welcome committee composed of Bing, Liezel, Pogs, Ferdie and Janet. Welcoming ourselves hehe.
our host in Davao, a former officemate Doc Ernie Castillo and wife Tita Weng
we also visited Sir Joseph and wife Tita Miriam, also former officemate...so another buy one take one sort of deal
giving Durian a second chance....but nah!!!!
going around Davao again...this time Museums, Malls and the usual tourist places
posing at the Philippine eagle center but I still did not put eagle picture here =(
I put him instead
I miss this the last time I went to Davao, good thing it's in season this time
Mangosteen, price ranges from 15 to 25 pesos
boat ride to Samal island, where the pool-like beach is found
another buy-one-take-two deal, we visited Davao and had a side-trip to General Santos City and a portion of South Cotabato. Beautiful scenery on our way to GenSan.
thank you Tita Weng and Doc Ernie for being a generous, wonderful hosts
extra side trip....South Cotabato on our way to DOLE plantation
our dependable transport service from Davao to any point in Mindanao
Doc Ernie showing his babies, from rice (when he was in IRRI) to banana (now that he is in DOLE)
another DOLE produce....Asparagus
we went to General Santos fish port and found this fresh fishes waiting for us
didn't have the chance to get to know them =(