I’ve never seen a nice shot of Davao City at Night before. This one is perfect. Anyone familiar with Davao can tell that this is located in J.P. Laurel Avenue in Bajada, Davao City. The logo of McDonald’s has been emphasized even better. That’s the Sychar Hotel in Neon Green. And at the left is Victoria Plaza’s Christmas Tree that lights only during the Holiday Seasons.
How much do you know about Davao? What is your primary source of information about this big city in the southern Mindanao — the second largest group of islands in the Philippines? Would you like to hear the stories of people who have actually been to Davao and witnessed the daily lives of its people, visited nice places, sung the videoke, dined the best foods, and danced with the local folks?
Get the chance to read real stories of real people who have actually set foot in Davao City or it’s neighboring places. We have interviewed people — foreigners and Filipinos alike — who love to share their personal experiences while travelling here in Davao. Over the next couple of days, we will be posting their stories.
Read their stories and see if you feel the same way about Davao. This could be the best place for you to start learning more about Davao City before you decide to actually visit the place.
The first blog entry for the year 2007 has to do with Davao’s ancient past.
Would you believe that Davao was once covered with bodies of water? Well, at least that’s what this photoÂ is trying to covey. Located at the hilltops of Jack’s Ridge Restaurant in Shrine Hill Matina, these taklobo shells tell us something about Davao historal past. The engraves text says:
Unbelievable as it may seem, the land you are standing on was under
the sea millions of years ago. These taklobo shells right here at Jack’s Ridge
are silent witness to Davao’s watery past.
True or not? You’d be the judge.
Davao is served by the Davao International Airport catering both domestic and international flights.
In general, business establishments open at 9:00 am and close at 5:00pm Monday thru Friday and half-day on Satudays from 9:00 and till 12:00 noon. Banks are open at 9:00am and close at 3:00pm from Monday to Friday. Stores and Malls in Davao are open at 10:00am until 8:30pm everyday.
Madayaw! Tourists, visitors and travelers, a warm welcome to Davao.
Perharps you are already a frequent travelerÂ or visitor to DavaoÂ interested in getting more online information about the city. Or, you heard aboutÂ Davao from a friend and you are thinking of visiting the placeÂ one day. This websiteÂ is for you.