Tag Archives: Marinduque

Marinduque’s Bibingkang Boac

DIFFERENT regions and provinces in the country have their own versions of kakanins (native delicacies), particularly the bibingka. Over in the Southern Tagalog island province of Marinduque, there is a rice cake called Bibingkang Boac, also known as Bibingkang Lalaki … Continue reading

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Marinduque’s Moriones Festival
Highlights the Story of Lent

ONGOING in the Southern Tagalog province of Marinduque is the world-renowned Moriones Festival. The crowd-drawer every Holy Week, Moriones Festival tells the story of Lent, as it traces the story of Longinus, the Roman soldier who’s blind on one eye. … Continue reading

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Moriones Festival Draws People
to Marinduque This Holy Week

THE Dalahican Port of Lucena City is at its busiest once again, as all roads – I mean, all ro-ros (roll on, roll off ships) and fastcrafts – lead to the Southern Tagalog island province of Marinduque this Holy Week. … Continue reading

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The Marinduque Diaries:
Journey to the Heart of the Philippines

Originally posted on May 4, 2012 I LOVE Sta. Cruz, Marinduque! Not only is it because it’s the hometown of my husband Raff and the home of the famous Moriones Festival, but also because it’s an amazing place with super … Continue reading

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