Kulun: Traditional salt pots

  Kulun: Traditional salt pots In markets around Bohol, one can still buy the traditional round-bottom clay pot which locals call Ku’n (short for kulun) along with other earthenware products such as flowerpots called ka-ang, and stove called sug-ang. This indigenous pottery tradition goes back to the pre-colonial period. Archaeological sites from various locations on the island had… Read More »

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Kinampay Ube

  Kinampay ube The Ubi or Purple Yam (Dioscorea alata) is an essential and healthy crop in the Philippines and considered a high value rootcrop. Bohol, with its agricultural lands, grows many varieties of this expensive root crop. Sandy loam or silt loam fertile, well-drained soil areas with temperature ranging from 25°C to 30°C are ideal zones for… Read More »

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Nipa Palm in the Philippines

  Nipa Palm in the Philippines One of the important plants and a valued resource in Bohol and all over the Philippines is the Nipa, a mangrove palm, which could be used as roofing as well as walling of houses. Commonly seen in the hinterland communities in Bohol as well as in the lowland communities are nipa huts… Read More »

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RIMPAC 2020 List of Ships

  Australia HMAS Hobart (DDG 39) HMAS Arunta (FFH 151) HMAS Stuart (FFH 153) HMAS Sirius (O 266) Brunei KDB Darulehsan (OPV 07) Canada HMCS Regina (FFH 334) HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338) France FS Bougainville (A622) Japan JS Ashigara (DDG 178) JS Ise (DDH 182) New Zealand HMNZS Manawanui (A09) Republic of Korea ROKS Seoae Ryu Seong-Ryong (DDG… Read More »

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Anonas Fruit

  The Anonas fruit (custard apple) is widespread throughout the Philippines. It was brought here from Mexico by the Galleon trade. It usually bears fruit, which is edible, from May to July. It belongs to the same family as atis (sugar-apple). Ang puno ng Anonas ay kalat sa Pilipinas. Dala ito ng kalakalang Galyon mula Mehiko. Ito ay… Read More »

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