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Cinco de Noviembre

I have a penchant for discovering the history and the culture of places in “foreign” lands that I have had the pleasure of living in for any length of time. The Philippines is rich in both history and culture. I was grateful recently to have an interesting chat with one of Zabrina’s family members, Butch, about the native sugar industry here in Negros Island. I learned a lot. I am also grateful to Butch for sharing this link on Facebook. It was such a fascinating piece of history that I thought it only right and proper to share it further afield. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   The 5th of November is a special day in Negros Island.  The Negros…

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