I was in Davao del Sur yesterday for the birthday of my wife’s nephew in Digos City, 55 km south of Davao City.
After lunch, we proceeded to my in-laws farm in Sta. Maria, another 35 km south, where we witnessed the death of a young tarsier found by farm hands.
Other than that tragic loss, the province was a complete serene greenery of mango, coconut and sugar plantations. No troubles at all.
That is why I fully agree with its governor, Dodo Cagas, that the recent travel advisory of the Canadian Government was baseless.
I am certain that those bureaucrats in Ottawa have not been to this peaceful place. And yet they decide the fate of not just travelers but the whole province.