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BACOLOD PHILIPPINES TRAVEL INFORMATION
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Negros Occidental is also the leading ceramic producer of the country. The capital, Bacolod's, main festival is Masskara, a celebration showcasing colorful costumes and smiling masks.
Where to Stay in Bacolod | Brief History | Language/Dialect | Major Industries | Historical and Cultural Attractions | Special Interest Tours | Nature Adventure and Ecotourism | Festivals | Topography, Soil And Climate
Travel Quotes: On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food. Lisa Snowdon
Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).
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Central Philippine Cuisine
Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).
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