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Davao, Camiguin Island and Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. April 7-15, 2001 (305 pictures)

Metro Manila:
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Friend's home
Davao City:

*Davao City International Airport
*Dencia's Restaurant
*Regency Inn Hotel
*Philippine Eagle Center
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Malagos Garden Resort
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Gaisano Mall of Davao City
*Jack's Ridge Restaurant
*Harana Restaurant
*Eden Nature Park
*Regine's Restaurant
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Paradise Island Beach Resort (Samal Island)
*Blu Gre Cafe

Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental:
*Katibawasan Falls
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Mt. Hibok-Hibok Observatory
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Ardent Hot Spring
*White Island
*Cave's Resort
*PANAAD 2001
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White cross marker of the sunken cemetery
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Guiob Church Ruins
*Pamunglo Cold Spring
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Paradiso Bar & Restaurant
*Mantigue Island
*Balingoan
*Malasag Eco-Village
*Bahay-Bakasyunan  Resort

Cagayan de Oro:
*Countryside Steak House
*Del Monte Pineapple Plantation
*Map of Del Monte Golf Course
*Taza Cafe
*Hotel Conchita
*Golden Aji Rang Restaurant
*Cagayan de Oro Airport
Metro Manila:
*Centennial Airport
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U-Bar, Powerplant Mall.

*Map of Eden Nature Park, Davao.(2.92MB)
*Map of Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental.(1.207MB)

*Davao/CDO Itinerary/Expenses
*Things I brought on this tour

My tour friends are Fred, Carol, Pamela, Christine, Charmane, Pearlie, Sanlie, Jennifer, Sonia and Agnes.

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Copyright 1996-2012 by Charles Keng. All Rights Reserved

1 *April 7, 2001 (Saturday) - Sleeping while her eyes wide open at 2:32 A.M. at one of our tour friend's home! :-) Top | Bottom
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3 *April 7, 2001- 3:01A.M., ate snacks and readied to go to the Centennial Airport. Our scheduled flight to Davao was at 5:10 A.M. Actually I slept less than 30 minutes that night. Top | Bottom
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*Davao City International Airport at 7:29 A.M., April 7, 2001. When we walked into this airport and went downstairs, there was a big sponge soaked with disinfectant for Mad Cow Disease. So everybody shoes were wetted when we were about to approach the conveyors and get our luggages. Top | Bottom

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**Lunch at Dencia's Restaurant, Davao, Philippines. April 7, 2001.

9 *Regency Inn Hotel, Davao City. Top | Bottom
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*Lobby of Regency Inn Hotel on April 7, 2001 at 8:12 A.M. Fred is our leader and next rank lower to him is Pamela (5th from left), wearing black T-shirt and blue pants. Ladies do you agree with me?

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*Regency Inn's room, have 15" color television set, individual room air-conditioning and a nice shower/toilet room. Taken at 8:17A.M. Top | Bottom

12 *April 7, 2001, 11:15 A.M. Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines.
13 *Philippine Eagle Center at 11:16A.M. Entrance to the center. Top | Bottom
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*Philippine Eagle Center at 11:17A.M.

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*Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines on April 7, 2001, 11:19A.M. Top | Bottom

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*A small eagle behind us.

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*Philippine Eagle (Monkey Eating Eagle). Top | Bottom

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*A hut built on tree trunk inside Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines. Top | Bottom

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*Different species of eagles kept here in the center.

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*Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines. Crocodile motionless for more than 30 minutes and the croc think I am dumb enough to approach him! :-) Top | Bottom

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*Above were cages for different species of eagles. Top | Bottom

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*Hehe, I don't know what kind of species this flower is!

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*Flower! Tour friends please help me name this one! Top | Bottom

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*Philippine Eagle.

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*Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines. 12:11P.M. April 7, 2001.

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*Don't know what kind of flower this is! :-) Top | Bottom

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*Flower on a trunk! Top | Bottom

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*Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines.

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*Malagos Garden Resort, Malagos, Davao City, Philippines on April 7, 2001 at 1:08P.M. Top | Bottom

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*Naked mother cradling her baby!

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*Frog in the Malagos Garden Resort! Top | Bottom

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*Manmade waterfalls.

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*A pair of turtle standing on a stone! Top | Bottom

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*I guess this two turtles are a couple, isn't it sweet! :-).

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**Malagos Garden Resort.

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*Malagos Garden Resort. Top | Bottom

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*Caterpillars in the Malagos Garden Resort. We didn't have the chance to see the butterflies because all were sold out for a wedding celebration that day. Top | Bottom

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*Ostriches in the Malagos Garden Resort. Top | Bottom

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*Malagos Garden Resort on April 7, 2001 at 2:42 P.M. Top | Bottom

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*Gaisano Mall of Davao City, Philippines. April 7, 2001 at 4:41 P.M. It's a very big and beautiful mall. Top | Bottom

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79 **Jack's Ridge Restaurant, Davao, Philippines, all seats taken at that time. Top | Bottom
80 **So we dined in at Harana Restaurant, Davao, Philippines, April 7, 2001.
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*April 8, 2001 at 7:59 A.M. on our way to Eden Nature Park, Mt. Talomo, Davao City, Philippines. Top | Bottom

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*Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park, Davao City, Philippines, at 2,500 feet above sea level (745 Meters on my Casio Pro Trek Fishing Gear PRT-50FGJ Twin Sensor Watch). April 8, 2001 at 9:36A.M.

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*There were several peacocks crowing around 3 to 4 A.M. here in Seminar Village! Top | Bottom

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*Administration Building, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park, Davao City, Philippines.

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*Flower Garden near Amphitheater Garden, Eden Nature Park, I don't know the name for this flower but the people here in Eden simply called them "Mickey Mouse". Top | Bottom

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*April 8, 2001 at 10:15A.M.

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*Near Amphitheater Garden, Eden Nature Park, Davao, Philippines. Top | Bottom

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*Near Amphitheater Garden, Eden Nature Park, Davao, Philippines, April 8, 2001, 10:29A.M. Top | Bottom

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103 **Fishing Village, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom
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*Pasyalan View Deck at more than 2,500 (about 745 Meters) feet above sea level, the best views of Davao City and The Davao Gulf. Top | Bottom

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*Pasyalan View Deck, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park.

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*Pasyalan View Deck, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park, April 8, 2001, 5:33 P.M. Top | Bottom

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**Near Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park, Davao City.

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*Dinner at Vista Restaurant, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park. April 8, 2001, 6:45 P.M. Top | Bottom

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*Full moon taken at Vista Park, Eden Nature Park at 2,500 feet above sea level. Top | Bottom

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*April 8, 2001 at 8:06 P.M.

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*Davao City at night, taken at Vista Park, Eden Nature Park on April 8, 2001 at 8:10 P.M. At 3 A.M. of April 9, temperature dipped to 22-23 Celsius! Normal temperature at this time of the year in Manila is about 30 Celsius on daytime. Top | Bottom

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*Indiana Jones, Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park. April 9, 2001. 9:54 A.M.

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*Indiana Jones, Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom

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*Begonia Dorm, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom

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*Quadruple-sharing room with one extra bed, Begonia Dorm, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park.

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*Begonia Dorm, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom

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*Parking area of Begonia Dorm, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park.

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*Skating Rink, Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom

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*At my back is the Administration Building, Seminar Village, Eden Nature Park and to the right were the two quadruple rooms of Begonia Dorm where we actually checked-in. Top | Bottom

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*Vista Restaurant, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park

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*Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park. Top | Bottom

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*Vista Playground, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park, to the upper far right is the Indiana Jones.

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*Breakfast at the Vista Restaurant, Vista Park, Eden Nature Park on April 9, 2001. Top | Bottom

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*Lunch at Regine's Restaurant, Davao City before going to Paradise Island on April 9, 2001 at 1:26 P.M. Top | Bottom

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**Arrived in Paradise Island Beach Resort, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 9, 2001.

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*Cottage room of Paradise Island, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 9, 2001 at 5:14 P.M. Top | Bottom

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*Surfboards in the foreground of Paradise Island, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 9, 2001 at 5:58 P.M. Top | Bottom

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*Breakfast at Paradise Island, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 10, 2001.

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*Cottages we checked in at Paradise Island, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 10, 2001. Top | Bottom

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**Lunch treated by Fred's family at Paradise Island, Garden Island of Samal, Davao City, Philippines on April 10, 2001. Top | Bottom

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*Dined at Blu Gre Cafe, Davao City, Philippines on April 10, 2001. At 9 P.M. we leaved Davao City on a bus and reached Cagayan de Oro at 3:15 A.M. the next day! Top | Bottom

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*250-foot Katibawasan Falls, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. April 11, 2001

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*Mt. Hibok-Hibok Observatory, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. April 11, 2001.

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198 **Ardent Hot Spring Resort, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. Water here is about 40C, I tried to swim here but the water is too hot and uncomfortable for me, especially on my head, so I quit after less than 10 minutes. Top | Bottom
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*White Island, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. At our back are the Mt. Hibok-Hibok and the old volcano. Top | Bottom

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**White Island, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. April 12, 2001. Top | Bottom

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*Cave's Resort, Agalao, Mambajao, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. April 12, 2001. Top | Bottom

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*Cave's Resort, Agalao, Mambajao, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. April 12, 2001

220 *PANAAD 2001-Annual Holy Thursday and Good Friday activity. This is a gathering of different civic clubs in Camiguin Island and nearby regions for a yearly devotion to spend the Holy Week by trekking the tedious old Camiguin volcano as expression of penitence and spiritual enrichment. It's 185 meters above sea level. Top | Bottom
221 **At our back you could see a white cross marker of the sunken cemetery. April 12, 2001, Thurday.
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**Paradiso Bar & Restaurant, Main Road, Mambajao, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental

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*Bahay-Bakasyunan  Resort, April 13, 2001, 8:16 A.M. Top | Bottom

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270 *Jacuzzi pool, Bahay-Bakasyunan  Resort, Balbagon, Mambajao, Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental. April 13, 2001, 3:41 P. M.
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*Bahay-Bakasyunan  Resort, April 14, 2002, 6:31A.M.

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285 **Lunch at Countryside Steak House, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro. Top | Bottom
286 **Club House, Del Monte Pineapple Plantation, Bukidnon.
287 *Map of Del Monte Golf Course, Cawayanon, San Miguel, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. April 14, 2002, 3:04 P.M. Top | Bottom
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298 *Golden Aji Rang Restaurant, Claro M. Recto Avenue, Cagayan de Oro. April 15, 2001, 12:32 P.M. Top | Bottom
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**Cagayan de Oro Airport. April 15, 2001. Top | Bottom

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*Baggage Section of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) Terminal 2 (Centennial Airport, MIA Road, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines). April 15, 2001, 5:25 P.M.

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*U-Bar, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Poblacion, Makati, Philippines. May 5, 2001, 9:29 P.M. Exchanging of photos among friends. Top | Bottom

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  Map of Eden Nature Park, Davao, Philippines.(2.92MB)
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Map of Camiguin Island, Misamis Oriental, Philippines.(1.207MB)

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*Sony DSC-S70 (Cyber-Shot  3.3 Mega Pixels) Digital Still Camera (with Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 7-21mm (34-102mm converted to 35mm still camera) f/2.0-2.5 Lens, Sony VAD-S70 adapter ring and Nikon L37 52mm filter.
*Canon Ixus X-1/Elph Sport APS (Advanced Photo System) Waterproof (5m/16 ft.) Still Camera with Canon 23mm f/4.8 lens
Film: Kodak Advantix ISO 200 film 
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