Philippines, Silay Guide (B): Silay Home(s) Invasion
When you fly in to Negros Occidental, you don't land in the capital, Bacolod City, but in Silay City, about 14 kilometers from the capital.
Shuttle vans are available at the airport to take you straight to Bacolod City for Php 150 per head. We skipped that and walked to the airport's gate for a tricycle to El Ideal to have some breakfast. Regular tricycle fare is Php 10, but we, along with two other passengers, paid Php 15 each so we could get a move on.
Goodies are aplenty at El Ideal. Some of the things on their shelf that caught my eye are the Guapple pie (I'm thinking its parents are Mr Guava and Ms Apple), Manapla puto (too bad it wasn't sold individually, I would have wanted to try one), star apple jam and red chili jam.
We had obtained a map of Silay at the airport tourist desk and decided to take a look around after breakfast.
This guy (I'm sorry, I forgot his name) spotted us and kindly let us in. He also served as our guide. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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