Davao Oriental —
The First Millennium sunrise happened in Mati. It was 3 minutes earlier than all other areas in the Philippines. Mati is the Easternmost part of the country and about a 3 to 4-hour drive from Davao City. Their means of public transportation around the town are pedicab (tricycle) and habal-habal (backride motorcycles).
March 13, 2015
My family, relatives and I were invited to attend a very special mass held at Carmel of St. Teresa of Jesus (Carmelite Monastery) in Mati last Saturday. Since traveling can take too much of our time, we decide to go a day earlier. We started our journey at 8:30am from Victoria Plaza to meet up with my aunt’s classmates. They offered to give us a tour around Mati for the extra half day. It was our first time – except for my aunt and her classmates, to set foot in town and Dahican. We…
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