Did you know that ‘Cebu’ came from the word ‘sebu’ which means animal fat and that it was once ruled by a fat Rajah Humabon also dubbed as the ‘Trader King Of Sugbo’? Now that I come to think of it, how come there are no fat heroes in our history? They can’t be all fakkin’ waif-life supermodels during the olden times right? So cheers to you Rajah Humabon, cheers to being fat and awesome, cheers to all the cebu lechon that you consumed during your lifetime!
I found this painting of Rajah Humabon inside Fort San Pedro in Cebu alongside these unnamed unfat people.
You have to pay Php30 to get inside Fort San Pedro and honestly, I wish we had skipped this stop in our tour because there’s not much to see inside (except the awesome fat rajah of course.) It’s a nice place to lounge around or take pre-nuptial photos in but there are no guides / markers to tell you why this place is awesome. All of a sudden I miss Bohol and their awesome guides.