WOW Davao

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Group of IRRI people (including me) attended a Crop Science conference in Davao and of course as always, we did some side trip to check out the city and look at what we found.


our tour car to go around Eden Nature Park (this trip is in 2004, update on Eden Nature Park can be viewed here eden nature park


welcome to Eden


entrance to the camping area




posing at the amphi theater


amarillo




play area


enjoying the rope ride...they call this "Indiana Jones"


trying it again, this time with Big and Dee


can't be sure but I think I tried this more than twice =)




cavin house for overnight stay


after Eden, another site .... Malagos garden


posing with the jade flower


Davao is known for beautiful orchids


and also home to a lot of birds especially the Philippine eagle though I didn't put Pagasa or any eagle picture here, instead I put other kinds we found there


the lady peacock


showing off ..... isn't he handsome!?


the spiting ostrich....spiting on Big


abundant fruits in Davao .... Pomelo


Marang


trying out Durian....they say it smells like hell but taste like heaven....not for me =(


during the conference buffet lunch with Big, me, Kuya Dante, Darlene and Ms. Jeanie


overflowing fruits from DOLE


our home for the conference, The Waterfront Insular Hotel




my room, with Olga my roommate and officemate, she's a lovely Spanish girl




trying out Davao's seafood eat-all-you-can restaurant


sipping the "SUSO"


waiting for our boat that would take us to Paradise resort


Davao is very heavenly, our first trip is in Eden now we're going to Paradise


the beach is like a big pool...with very clear and cold water...brewwwwwwwww


after dipping in the water, another round of Davao's finest seafood



souvenir empty dead shell sold at the hotel lobby

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