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The Legend of the Southern Leyteño Manghiloay

The story: People who poison their visitors during a fiesta/gathering. When heading to a rural area in Southern Leyte, a popular saying comes to mind. “Ayaw patakag kaon ky basin mahiloan.”, Be careful where you eat, you might get poisoned. 231 more words

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Maasin: How It Got It’s Name

The term “Maasin” came from a historic incident. During the year 1521, that was when Magellan travelled to Limasawa from Cebu, Magellan and his men stopped to fetch a fresh and clean water in a river of Maasin called Canturing, but his men found the water salty, thus name Maasin. 83 more words

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