The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

Category: Shopping

Machete Making on Siargao Island in the Philippines.

Machete Making on Siargao: The Completed Project

Our machete making project with¬†Pacquiao, the village¬†blacksmith in San Isidro here on Siargao Island, was completed and delivered yesterday. We think he did a great job and are pleased with his work. Let’s take a look!

May 28, 2017


Roadside Shopping in San Isidro, Siargao

Not a day goes by we don’t buy something from people passing by on foot, by motorcycle, tricycle, or even jeepney. Usually it’s fresh fish (or clams, squid, octopus, and crabs). Fruit and vegetable sellers are a close second behind the seafood vendors. Mangoes, pineapples, lanzones, rambutan and watermelon when in season are popular. The […]

May 9, 2017