CEBU YEARBOOK 2013
200- 221 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS
Cebu’s shutterbugs join us in celebrating Fun Cebu, plus compete under pressure in a series of impromptu photo contests that bring them on the streets and underwater.
228- 246 CEBU VISITORS’ GUIDE
NO BIKES IN THE BEDROOM Bitten hard by the bike bug, Kristin Aldana- Lerin recalls the many routes ( with seaside or mountain views) that riders can explore in Cebu. ACTIVE AND HEALTHY BREAK Getting away from it all doesn’t mean you have to put your regular run on hold. Here’s a list of your road and trail options. REDEFINING HEALTHY CHOICES Eating well doesn’t have to send you to your cardiologist. Jona Branzuela Bering samples the tasty, but healthy choices for diners in search of guilt- free good food. WHEN IN CEBU, SAY “OM” Yoga is a resurgent practice in Cebu. “All that’s required of you,” says the practitioner and teacher Arlien Alcoseba- Buhain, “is that you breathe.”
WOMAN ON TOP From a one- woman act 12 years ago, PinoyCare Visa Center has grown under the leadership of Prisca Niña Ompoc Mabatid, its driven and grounded CEO. DELIGHTFUL 15 YEARS Canon Marketing ( Philippines) celebrates its 15th year with several milestones and a renewed commitment to deliver cutting- edge products. DOUBLE THE FUN IN LAPU- LAPU Cebu’s resort island is opening up Olango to tourists who want more than a fleeting tour, but a close look at the life of the community. SOC’S ‘ FROM WOMB TO TOMB’ LEGACY Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez says he will miss the opportunity to listen to constituents and to help them face a crisis, when his term ends this year. SOARING HIGH ‘ Kayab pa, Cordova’ drives the town forward as it prepares for its centennial. It’s a simple call that speaks of progress, solidarity and a shared zeal.