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Big FOOT Hangs OVER Peak of MT. ISAROG #short

✅ This is a complimentary teaser for the premier of our Road Tour Calabanga, the third video on the return trip covering the section of Barangay Harubay to Barangay Manguiring. The link and video below: This #short video was culled from our visit to the town of Siruma and Barangay […]

Watch this Harubay to Manguiring section of Road Tour Calabanga

This is definitely the third part of our quirky, jittery, jiggly Road Tour Calabanga from Barangay Harubay to Barangay Manguiring via Camuning road, down the slopes of Mt. Isarog, in the province of Camarines Sur. Note that along the way, we sprinkled a few notes on elevation (in meter), including […]

Binanuaanan Pequeno to Harubay | Road Tour Calabanga

This is the second part of our road tour, visit and experience the bumpy ride by bike up the slopes of dormant volcano Mt. Isarog. This video starts from the barangay center of Binanuaanan Pequeno up the long and bumpy Binanuanan Grande road. The road network is a continuing road […]

Road Tour Calabanga | Town Center to Binanuaanan Pequeño

A quirky, jittery, jiggly on-board-a-bike Road Tour Calabanga from Town Center (Poblacion) to Barangay Binanuaanan Pequeño, up the knee of dormant volcano Mount Isarog, in the province of Camarines Sur. Along the way, we sprinkled a few notes on elevation (in meter), including coordinates and ID’d landmarks. Another Cbanga360 inMotion […]

The Laments of San Miguel Bay Fisherman

We are almost done with Sabang! After the road tour, two #short #shorts feature, one semi-finale long feature, and now we drop this fifth, a long form video, about the ‘Laments of Small Fisherman of San Miguel Bay’ or ‘Ang Hinagpis ng Mangingisda ng San Miguel Bay.’ [ Advanced Note: […]

Super Kids sa Pagbade sa Sabang

Watch this fourth post, a #short about Sabang and the ‘Super Kids sa Pagbade.’ Our simple tribute to these bunch of young souls who sit side by side with their parents and relatives in processing fish for eventual drying, because of their love of family. They were happy sharing helping […]

Road Tour Calabanga | From San Roque to Sabang

This road tour takes us to the rich fishing bay area of Calabanga. All roads, it seems, lead to Barangay Sabang from the town’s poblacion. From business district 1 of the town, taking either the route from San Antonio, San Pablo or Del Carmen, towards barangay San Roque, the wheel […]

Only In Calabanga Yummy Takoyaki

Here’s a video feature of ‘YUMMY TAKOYAKI HIT IN CALABANGA’ but only in Barangay Sta. Salud and near Hinulid Shrine. This hot copy of the original Japanese takoyaki is a sure hit to tourists, visitors and locals dropping by the shrine. We were assured that the family is earning enough […]

Road Tour Calabanga: San Pablo to Amang Hinulid

We focus our camera to our home turf here with the first featured post on Road Tour Calabanga: From Barangay San Pablo (Poblacion) to Bgay Sta. Salud, the home of the famous and many attribute as the miraculous Amang Hinulid or Santo Entierro. The Hinulid church which pious and religious […]

Road Tour CamSur | San Jose Pili to SM City Naga

This is the third and final instalment spotlighting Road Tour Camarines Sur. This update covers the short distance starting from Barangay San Jose of capital town Pili ending at the front porch of SM City, at the heart of central business district 3 of Naga city. Can’t help noticing the […]

Road Tour CamSur: Sta. Teresita Baao to San Jose Pili

This is the second part spotlighting Road Tour Camarines Sur. This second update covers the short distance starting from Barangay Sta. Teresita of Baao municipality ending at a portion of Barangay San Jose of capital town Pili. It also covers a short distance of the Pan Philippine Highway passing thru […]

Road Tour CamSur: Agos Bato to Sta. Teresita Baao

This is the first part of Road Tour spotlighting Camarines Sur. This portion covers the short distance starting from Barangay Agos ending at Bgy. Sta. Teresita of Baao town. Barangay Agos is the first barangay after crossing over the province of Camarines Sur from Albay’s Barangay Agos of Polangui town! […]

Road Tour Albay: Tuburan Ligao to Agos Polangui

Watch this continuing edition of Road Tour Albay. This portion covers the short distance starting from Barangay Tuburan of Ligao City up until Barangay Agos, Polangui town. Agos is the last barangay of Polangui and the Province of Albay before crossing the provincial boundary and entering Barangay Agos of Bato […]

Road Tour Albay: Daraga to Ligao

Watch this continuing edition of Road Tour Albay. This portion covers the short distance starting from Barangay Lower Malabog of Daraga town up until Barangay Tuburan, Poblacion, City of Ligao. We take note of road traffic and road condition, too. Another Cbanga360 inMotion project under the Experience Bicol 2.0 Series.

Bro shows how to groom rooster the easy way

In our staycation, my brother showcased a helpful tool in grooming his roosters. My brother Benny is an aficionado at raising chickens. On this special video feature he shares his own DIY at taking care of and grooming roosters. Another Cbanga360 inMotion project for Experience Bicol 2.0 series.

Road Tour Albay : SM City Legazpi to Daraga

We continue the Road Tour Albay series with a short public utlity van ride from the central bus terminal in Legazpi fronting The SM City and passing through small through-streets navigating several private subdivisions and barangay roads way past the bustling town of Daraga Albay. Notable on this road tour […]

A Front Seat View of Volcano

In our recent trip to Albay province, we passed by the iconic Mayon volcano. Thanks to the by-pass or diversion road that sliced through a good part of the town of Camalig, affording us a longer and front seat view of the most active volcano of the Philippines. The thoroughfare […]

How to Debone Milkfish #short

At the Calabanga public fish market, a vendor gamely demoed for our camera ‘How to Debone a Milkfish’ shared here as a #short #shorts feature. At the back-end of this video (editing), we had a good time tracking and masking this video from start to finish. Much later will post […]

Calabanga Street Food Showcase

Sharing this quick tour of the thriving street food business in the commercial district in the town of Calabanga. The short strip bordering the main street of Barangay Del Carmen is host to a busy location for small business owners catering street food to aficionados and residents of the town. […]

Tunay Masarap Pinakro Saging Saba

Really tastes good. Got to watch this ‘Masarap Saging na Saba Pinakro.’ This is a #short #shorts form video from a much longer how-to cooking of Pinakro using ripening or soon to ripe Saba banana. Much earlier posted were #shorts and long form video of my bro Bobby on harvesting […]

Tunay Bigatin Bunga at Puso ng Saging

Watch this “Bigatin Puso at Saging na Saba’ or ‘Really Heavy Harvest of Heart and Fruit of Saba Banana.’ Literally, the harvest of one bunch of matured and ripening Saba banana was a surprise. This is a long form video after having first posted two quick #shorts harvesting the heart […]

Talagang Mabigat Ani Saging Saba #short

Watch this #short #shorts ‘Ang Bigat na Ani ng Saging na Saba.’ Literally, the harvest of one bunch of matured and ripening Saba banana was a surprise. Watch this #short and find out the real weight of that bundle of manibalang na saba which ripens in a few days after […]

Harvesting Puso ng Saba Saging #short

Watch this #short #shorts ‘Harvesting Heart of Saba Banana’ or Pag ani ng puso ng saging na Saba. While staying in my sister’s home in Legazpi City, had a chance of taking a video as my brother Bob reached out to get the heart of Saba banana. Puso ng Saba […]

Mt. Mayon Beautiful & Dangerous #short

The thing with a Youtube video, whether long form or timelapse, I had experienced low visibility and views. The case is true with this video below: It only gained a low view count, and as of this posting, is less than a hundred. But shortened video and posted as #short, […]

Planting Rice Always Fun #short

Watch this #short #shorts ‘Planting Rice is Always Fun.’ When I was little, a song about planting rice runs with a line that says: Planting rice is never fun or Magtanim (ng palay) ay ‘di biro. Watching farmers plant rice briskly and quick was fun to watch. What is not […]

Road Tour Albay : Polangui to Daraga

This is Part 2- Road Tour of thoroughfares in Albay province. We take note of road traffic and road condition, too. This portion covers the section of Pan Philippine Hi-way that connects the towns of Oas, Ligao, Guinobatan, Camalig and Daraga. Plus catch a quick glimpse of Mount Mayon along […]

Magandang Tanawin Paglubog ng Araw

Happy to share the lasting glimpse of sunset at Victoria Bay Resort for the day. The short clip of the setting sun is at the town of Oas in Albay. At the brink of forgetting the sunset which is a must when on a beach, but in the end, I […]

Ang Tunay na Nangyari sa mga Batang Nag-Seesaw

Masayang ibinabahagi ang maikling bidyu na ito, ng mga batang naglilikot at naghaharutan sa baybayin ng Victoria Bay Resort. A short video of kids, probably siblings or related, having total fun in their own simple way in the shoreline of Victoria Bay Resort in Oas, Albay province. [ This video […]

Lapagan lakaran sa Sawangan Park Street Food

Matapos mailathala ang piling-piling mag maikling bidyu nakuha sa pagbisita Sawangan Park street food, pinagtagpi-tagpi ito ang naging kabuuan ng obra. Ang Sawangan Park ay nasa tabing dagat na binabaybay ng Legazpi boulevard sa lungsod ng Legazpi, lalawigan ng Albay. [ This video is part of our Experience Bicol Series […]

Masipag na Street Food Vendor Napag-aaral mga Anak

Patunay na gagawin ng isang ina ang lahat buhayin at mabigyan ng magandang kinabukasan ang mga anak. Maikli ngunit malaman na pahayag ng isang pursigidong ina ng tahanan nag titinda ng pagkain sa may Sawangan Park, Legazpi boulevard ng Legazpi City. Part of our series on Experience Bicol project 2022. […]

Kapeng Oragon Bicol Expresso

Here’s a featured video snap of Kapeng Oragon sa Bicol Expresso right at Sawangan Park Street food plaza located by Legazpi boulevard of Legazpi City. Part of our series on Experience Bicol project 2022. A longer video will get posted much later. [ This video is part of our Experience […]

Lomi Overload VS. Special Lugaw Sawangan Park Street Food

Sharing a featured video snap of Lomi Overload VS. Lugaw Special at Sawangan Park street food by Legazpi boulevard of Legazpi City. Part of our series on Experience Bicol project 2022. A longer video will get posted much later. [ This video is part of our Experience Bicol Series 2022 […]

Japanese cake street food at Sawangan Park

Sharing a featured snap of Japanese cake street food scene in Sawangan Park of Legazpi City. This video is part of our series on Experience Bicol project 2022. Please take not, a longer video will get posted much later.

PWD Mother Sings to Raise Family

This a short feature of a Mother, a Person with Disability (PWD), despite her physical limitations, strive to raise her family headstrong. It was a chance encounter, have to rush back home for the camera. And the partial fruit of effort is what is seen here. Still working to create […]

Lahat ng Saloobin Binulgar ni VP Leni

Sa ginanap na meeting de avance ng tropa sa lungsod ng Naga at lalawigan ng CamSur kagabi, puno ng pasasalamat si VP Leni Robredo sa natatanggap na suporta sa taumbayan. Tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang kampanyang tao-sa-tao at puso-sa-puso upang tuluyan ng ipanalo ang ninanasa ng taumbayan. Patuloy pa rin ang […]

Tiklop-Tuhod Pasasalamat sa Suporta si Kiko

Malapit na ang hatol ng taumbayan pabor sa pag-angat ng buhay ng lahat. Kaya naman, sa ginanap na meeting de avance ng tropa sa lungsod ng Naga at lalawigan ng CamSur kagabi, puno ng pasasalamat si Senador Kiko Pangilinan sa natatanggap na suporta sa taumbayan. Tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang kampanyang […]

Mga Hugot ni Mega sa Meeting de Avance

Malapit na ang hatol ng taumbayan pabor sa pag-angat ng buhay ng lahat. Kaya naman, sa ginanap na meeting de avance ng tropa sa lungsod ng Naga at lalawigan ng Camatines Sur kagabi, si Mega Sharon ay dumalo para suportahan ang kandidatura ni Senador Kiko Pangilinan at ang buong tiket. […]

Focus on the Black Sand Mining in Albay

The province of Albay seems to have forgotten the lessons of Rapu-rapu. The open pit mining that ravaged the island, is part of the municipality with the same name in the province. In the end, the residents barely had benefit from the windfall profit from the mined gold, nickel, zinc […]

Watch: The Easter Vigils in Bicol, Manila and Vatican

The Catholic and many Christian denominations nears the completion in the commemoration of the Holy Week in the Philippines and around the world. Below sharing vigils from Manila and Vatican, and more. The livestream vigil at Vatican, below (w/ English commentary). Livestream with English commentary. Naga Metropolitan Cathedral and Parish […]

ONE Awesome SUNRISE Over San Miguel bay

What’s up guys. I experienced one breath taking sunrise over San Miguel Bay. I’m back sharing here a short video of an early morning boat ride, a segment of the trip which started from the seaside village of Vito in the town of Siruma to the shoreline ‘poblacion’ of Tinambac. […]

LIVESTREAM Penafrancia Fluvial Procession 2019

The culmination of the celebration of the Penafrancia festivities unfolds this afternoon with the mass outside, at the Quadricentennial arch, of the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral. Watch the last mass before the foot procession starts winding through the streets of Naga city bringing the images of the Virgin of Penafrancia and […]

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Albay bets high hope on strong Chinese tourist inflow

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Update: Bicol mainland, other areas under massive power blackout

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ABS-CBN Wraps 2nd Regional Student Newscasting Competition in Naga

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DENR: Bicol Rivers and Lakes Hyacinth-Free

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The Parish Church of Divine Mercy in Paolbo

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