This photograph is actually how our ancient past looked like - each family living in a Balangay.
Let's learn to sail again, relive the glory days of our city's symbol on the waters and reclaim the once Ancient Mighty Kingdom of Butuan.
Who knows? We might even flatten the curve of this pandemic if we embraced this lifestyle of mobile houses, which our ancestors have interestingly or even purposefully laid before us.
They managed or knew way ahead how to survive a war, a calamity, or even a pandemic. They fought. They knew social distancing. Yet, they also knew how to simply sail away criss-crossing the Oceans like its a child's play.