Miscellanea: Bacolod

  • The driver who took self to the Bacolod – Silay Airport had the call sign “Ranger.”
  • He worked for a car agency called “Faith” (one of the biggest in Bacolod)
  • Every other day, self would run out of “load” for both her cell phones.
  • Her family’s hacienda is Oliva Dos.  It is also the home of 150 laborers.
  • Self’s Dear Departed Dad is remembered as being “very soft-spoken.”
  • Her dad once owned an hacienda named after her mother:  it was near Mambucal.  He sold it in 1975.
  • The Japanese officer who billeted his men at the Balay Daku during the Occupation was known as “Colonel Ota.”
  • The town of Valladolid is famous for its diwal.
  • Last year, the price of sugar was 2,500 pesos per lkg.  (This was an excellent price.  It’s nowhere near that, this year)

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