Moment of Solitude in Agong House – Kapatagan, Davao del Sur

Kublai Millan is absolutely Mindanao’s pride. His works are currently showcased in People’s Public Park in Davao City and the family-owned hotel Ponce Suites. Want larger than life artworks? He’s the man to look for!


Energized from our much-deserved coffee break in Mt. Apo Hillside, the group went straight to the Agong House. I didn’t search online about it so I didn’t really know what to expect.

En Route to Agong House

Lovely weather. We all walked slowly towards the famous park where the works of Kublai Millan is showcased. The first-timers were in awe on the first glimpse.

Agong House’ Playground @ Kapatagan

Aaaaah, the ambiance that I really need! I walked on my own while the rest were busy taking pictures. Every character I meet along the way are actually reminders of specific moments and people that are important to us:








For the first time in months, I am in a place where there are no temples, beaches and ruins. I can only hear the laughters and camera clicks. I just love it here!

Here’s the photo of the famous ‘Agong House’:

I wonder if the Agong House takes off at midnight LOL

After taking some pictures of the quirky characters, I sat in one corner overlooking the park. It’s nice to see my companions happy with no complaints or whatsoever. This stopover is timely at the eve of my 25th birthday.

Moment of Solitude for the Birthday Girl

For one moment, I closed my eyes and thought of the things that are important to me – my family, friends, health & ambition. I took the opportunity to pray silently and thank Him for all the blessings he had given me. I don’t need to go to Church to talk to Him.

I’m glad that I am with some of my favorite travel buddies. I bet that all of them felt relaxed and at the same time think while they’re in this part of the Agong House:

Renz of
Robbie of
Mark of Markable.Me
Eric of

We also took the opportunity to check the inner part of the Agong House and took more pictures (as always!)

Ate Dulce checking some of Kublai’s works
Is this the secret passage to neverland?
Time to take a short nap (2 minutes LOL)


We left the venue before sunset. Good way to end our Kapatagan trip, but our way back to Davao City is quite challenging due to the fog. 0_0 Instead of feeling scared, I slept right away πŸ˜›

Have you been to Kapatagan, Davao del Sur? Make sure to visit the Agong House!

* This is part of the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2012 (DFAT) Series.


  1. kura said:

    Parang ang lamig lamig naman diyan. At talagang moment kung moment ka girl. hihihi! winner! Kung kasama kita, lalagyan kita ng lata sa tabi habang natutulog. lol!

    May 28, 2012
    • kura said:

      sideline.. gustong gusto ko talagang kasama yung mga game na game sa posingan like you. ^_^ sana makasama kta sa isa sa mga lakad.

      May 28, 2012
      • Senyorita said:

        Hahaha kung may nakita nga lang din sana akong lata nun, keri sana manlimos haha wish ko lang bigyan ako ng kahit konting barya ng mga kasama ko πŸ˜›

        yep, dapat maglakwatsa na rin tayo together soon! i-set na yan!

        May 28, 2012
  2. eric said:

    haggard ito akyatin.. pawis production. pero sulit ang ganda.

    May 28, 2012
    • Senyorita said:

      Haggard pero sulit ang effort! πŸ˜€

      May 28, 2012
  3. Jan Ashlee said:

    Hello! I love ur blog site! it served as my inspiration in creating my own travel blog. I hope you could visit my blogsite too or even add me on your bloglist. thank u so much and good luck on ur future trips!! – Jan Ashlee,

    May 28, 2012
    • Senyorita said:

      Thanks Jan! Happy travels! πŸ™‚

      May 28, 2012
  4. Mitch said:

    Seems like in Dahilayan Park in Bukidnon dahil sa atmosphere and life size creatures. hehe… sana BER na. hehehe..

    May 28, 2012
    • Senyorita said:

      Hindi pa ako nakakapunta ng Bukidnon, but I am planning to go soon. Ang gaan ng pakiramdam sa Agong House πŸ˜€

      May 30, 2012
  5. Mark said:

    Na miss tuloy kita Ate Mica. πŸ™‚
    Pa grab nung pic..waahh..Thank you! Nakaka-touch naman.
    It’s always nice to find peace in your day and enjoy a moment of solitude especially back there at Kapatagan. Kakaiba yung ambiance and yes, it might just be the secret passage to neverland – even wonderland. Hehe

    May 29, 2012
    • Senyorita said:

      Miss you too Mark! Gusto ko na ngang mag-teleport pabalik ng Davao. At home na at home talaga ako dyan hehe πŸ˜€

      Sure, grab the photos lang. Mag-blog ka na! πŸ˜›

      May 30, 2012
  6. sarah said:

    I only got to see Kublai Khan’s works in People’s Park, dun pa lang may wow factor na. Most artists find inspiration in nature, kaya a lot of them choose to make their inspiration a home. Hope to see this fascinating architecture when I revisit my beloved Mindanao. Happy Birthday fellow Taurus πŸ™‚

    May 29, 2012
    • Senyorita said:

      Hi Sarah! I’m glad din na Kublai’s works sort of attracted a lot of tourists and locals din to go back sa Mindanao. Yung works niya hindi yung usual na angsty pero pinapakita ang traditional Filipino values. Kapag na-meet ko siya papa-autograph at magpapa-picture talaga ako πŸ˜€ Belated Happy Birthday sa’yo kapwa toro πŸ˜›

      May 30, 2012

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