Author: J.A. Carizo

Public Service: Areas with no classes due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri)

The following areas in the Bicol Region have no classes due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri): Albay – all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3 Camarines Norte – all levels (public and private) Camarines Sur – all levels (public and private) Naga City – all levels (public and private) Catanduanes – all levels (public and private) Masbate – all levels … Continue reading Public Service: Areas with no classes due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri)

Albay designer uses ‘pinukpok’ to promote Bicol culture

Rhaydz B. Barcia | Rappler.Com LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – A 31-year-old designer in Albay is slowly making a name for herself by specializing in formal wear made from "pinukpok" or abaca fiber. Jean Alta is the woman behind Kutur ni Jean. Her pinukpok creations have been shipped across the country and have reached as far … Continue reading Albay designer uses ‘pinukpok’ to promote Bicol culture

Tricycle asin Motorsiklo: Mga Hade kan Tinampo

Kan nag-uli ako sa Albay kan nakaaging Undas, saro sa makulog sa mata iyo an mga motorsiklo asin mga tricycle na nagpapasad-pasad sa Highways. Lalo na paglaog mong Camarines Sur sa Madaya, este, Andaya Highway dangan sa Maharlika Highway. Dahil nag-southroad ka, bako ka taga-lugar, kaipuhan mo magtaong respeto sa mga ini. Maghalat ka na … Continue reading Tricycle asin Motorsiklo: Mga Hade kan Tinampo

Kusidong Isda

There are different versions of "kusido" or stewed fish. Kusido is from the Spanish "cocido" or "cooked" and can refer to "boiled meat and vegetables". In Bicol, though, "cocido" or "kusido" automatically refers to boiled fish and vegetables. Below is a video courtesy of Umagang Kay Ganda of ABS-CBN about a different version of kusido. … Continue reading Kusidong Isda