Masbate may not enjoy the same reputation as Boracay and Palawan, but let this video shot by two Italian filmmakers change your mind.
WOW Tapes, a video production “collective of video wayfarer heroes” who “wander the earth to bring wonder back to the earth,” visited the island province for the Rodeo Festival, a tribute to the cattle center of the Philippines. Besides watching the rodeo, filmmakers Fabio Reitano and Simone Menin went island-hopping, horse riding, and food exploring.
They described Masbate as “a stunning postcard looking tropical place, where a deep cowboy culture and exotic asian traditions blend flawlessly.”
Watch the video below, then book your tickets going there:
Masbate is located in the eastern region of Bicol. The famous Rodeo Festival is held every April, and features the country’s longest grand horse parade, a cattle drive, a barn dance showdown, and of course, a rodeo.
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