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Davao Shopping:

Shopping : Davao, PHilippinesDavao is the place to get a variety of ethnic arts and crafts: handwoven cloth in dazzling colors and patterns like the t'nalak and dagmay weaves which are also made into shoes, bags, purses, accessories and decor items; beaded T'boli ornaments; colorful Muslim fabrics and clothing (malong); ); exquisite brass ware and shellcraft. Collectors and souvenir-hunters have so much to discover in the many handicraft and souvenir shops, tribal villages and department stores. Aside from traditional designs, Davao's cross cultural artisans have fashioned ceramics, woodcraft, jewelry and home accessories into unique contemporary adaptations.

Of course one shouldn't forget the exotic orchids and fruits of the province. Orchid farms have a wide selection - from the rare, indigenous waling-waling to the vibrant vanda, mokara and kagawara hybrids. At fruit centers all over the city, one can get the famous durian and a host of other tropical fruits.

Brass bells, handicrafts and handwoven cloth. Water pearl trinkets. Exotic fruits like durian, rambutan and pomelos.

Gaisano Mall of Davao (G-Mall) - six-level building with shops, food stalls, and cinemas.

SUL Orchids - shipping orchids inside the Philippines and overseas.


Travel Quotes:

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur. William Bartram

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. W. C. Fields

Philippines Cuisine History and Influences

During the pre-Hispanic era in the Philippines, the preferred Austronesian methods for food preparation were boiling, steaming and roasting. The ingredients for common dishes were obtained from locally raised livestock. These ranged from kalabaw (water buffaloes), baka (cows), manok (chickens) and baboy (pigs) to various kinds of fish and seafood. More details at Philippines Cuisine History and Influences


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