TALAKAG - the etymology of which came from the Bisayan dialect LAKAG meaning "to go after” or
“follow in pursuit” and the prefix TA denoting “fondness in doing such”.
In other words, Talakag means “fondness in giving pursuit”.

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Barangay 5 to Sto Nino Road Concreting Update

For those who have travelled this stretch of road many, many years ago, you may remember how bad the road was.  It was full of potholes and, either, muddy during the rainy season or dusty during the dry season.
Roadwork in Progress
The latest on the road concreting project between Barangay 5 and Sto Nino is well underway.  The photos below show that the Bethany section is already finished.
From Bethany facing Poblacion Talakag Direction
From Bethany facing Sto Nino Direction
Personally, I have welcomed this much needed improvement as I, currently, travel this road once a week to do some voluntary work at Bethany.  For the past 3 years, whenever I get to the point between the San Roque turnoff and Bethany, I had to hang on tight to the motorela just to avoid being thrown about and to keep myself from being bruised. I’m glad that I don’t have to endure all that inconvenience anymore. 

For those who haven’t ventured along this road lately, you’ll now find your trip quicker and the ride far from bumpy.  Come and visit soon!

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Where Has Half the Year Gone?

I’ve been very busy since the start of this year, what with:
  • Returning from a UK trip
  • Dahilayan Trip with SJHS Batch 74 Reunion
  • Celebrating my birthday at La Gracia Resort
  • Linggo ng Talakag Celebrations
  • Trip to Malaybalay to see the Rodeo Show at the Kaamulan Festival
  • Attending various Graduation Ceremonies around Talakag
  • Coordinating the SJHS Batch 75 Reunion at La Gracia Resort
  • Another trip back to the UK to attend my son’s wedding
Finally, I’m back . . . . . and getting used to my usual routine.

I really missed keeping this Blog updated - my last post was March! Now I’m looking forward to uploading a backlog of photos and stories to share. Better late than never. Cheers!