In the City of Smiles June 10th 2007 Welcome to Bacolod City, the City of Smiles!
From Dumaguete, we travelled five hours via land trip heading for Bacolod, an overnight side trip from the Oriental Negros. We left Dumaguete at exactly 6am and settled at one of the city's pension house just before noon. After settling our things, we took our lunch in one of the restaurants offering the famous Bacolod chicken inasal, so delicious ... read more
Asia » Philippines The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more