As soon as we arrived in Cebu, Boboi told us to get ready for a very early departure (at the crack of dawn) from Cebu Parklane International Hotel to go to Oslob the following day.
Boboi told us that the whale shark tours are popular.
As a result, Arosi today regularly assert that the auhenua matrilineages of the coast where nearly everyone now lives are extinct and that the current residents are all sae boboi. Moreover, when questioned about the history of the often weathered or overgrown remains of pre-Christian ossuaries and shrines still visible in the landscape, people admit that they do not know who made them or whose bones might be deposited in them.
Open assertions that 'we are all sae boboi' and that 'everyone here eats through the father' notwithstanding, in confidential conversations with kastom experts, I discovered that members of several matrilineages are quietly engaging in practices that express and produce competing auhenua identities in relation to areas of coastal land.
Cebu Provincial Tourism Office head Boboi
Costas was surprised at the numbers of guides that tested positive for drugs.
Members of Malambuong Turismo sa Macaas Tubigon (Matumatu) would be trained to run the tour, said Boboi
Costas of Grassroot Travel who has been tapped as ecotourism consultant.
Costas, Cebu provincial tourism officer, who just came back from a Global Eco-Asia Pacific Tourism Conference in Adelaide, Australia, where he presented Cebu's eco-tourism thrust, noted several tourism practices discussed in the forum that could be adopted in Cebu.
Other speakers during the conference include Boboi
Costas, eco-tourism expert and recipient of the 2003 Philippine National Tourism Award who will elaborate on "Innovative Eco-tourism in Conservation Areas;" and engineer Jorge M.