Ati-Atihan

Travel to the Philippines cheaper and have a better time!





Philippines Travel Article

Ati-Atihan

by Filed under Ati-Atihan

Once upon a time, there were ten enterprising Malay Datus (chieftains) who arrived at an island claimed to be owned by Aetas, dark-skinned and spear-toting fierce natives. Charmed by the fine sand beaches and the lush flora, the Datus wanted to own the place. Using their wit, creativity, and treasures, the ten Datus were able to buy the island. This historical event is known as the Purchase of Panay. And this is reenacted every year during the Ati-Atihan festival in Kalibo, Aklan.

This Philippines Vacation blog is for those wishing to learn more
about the Philippines and plan their
Philippines Vacation and Philippines Travel. privacy policy
©2006-2009 Market Junction LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Information provided as entertainment.

Philippines Vacation

search blog:

Sections

Philippines Vacation Areas

Recent Posts:

Other Feed Links:

Link to Philippines Vacation

RSS FEED

About Philippines Vacation

My Travel Websites

My Sponsors