Category Archives: philippines

New President, New Hope….

It has been a grueling journey for our beloved Mayor. But yesterday, 30 June 2016, the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines , Rodrigo R. Duterte, took his oath and gave his simple yet very powerful message. To be … Continue reading

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Our PLDT Saga

I am so happy my internet connection is back! We lost ours since August 30. That’s 12 days of no internet connection. Tsk.. tsk.. The whole month of August, our connection was intermittent. But at the end of the month, … Continue reading

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Our Dengue Ordeal – II

I am happy to announce that John is now on his way to recovery from Dengue Fever. Thank God! For those who are not familiar with this illness, details can be found here – Let me share with you … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware

We were in Samal Island the previous days to check some properties that were offered to us. I believe ,  I wrote previously that our main business is buying and selling of land. So today, I’m writing on a buyer’s perspective. … Continue reading

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When You Say Nothing At All – Lea Walker

I love Windows Live Movie Maker! 🙂  And you tube, of course. hehe I made a video using the pictures I’ve taken from our vacations in the Philippines and outside the country (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam). The song … Continue reading

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Toyozu Mountain Resort

Toyozu Mountain Resort is located in Nabunturan, the capital of Compostela Valley. The region’s main income is derived from mining of gold, silver and copper. Travel time from Davao City is about 3 hours. The whole family and I went … Continue reading

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Mindanao… A Misunderstood Paradise (Part 1)

Mindanao is often on tv or newspapers. Not because of our wonderful mountains, gorgeous beaches, beautiful and picturesque landscapes but because of what’s going on in Basilan. Yes, it is part of Mindanao but if you look at your maps, … Continue reading

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Of Sunrise and Sunsets

This is just a compilation of the sunrise and sunset photos I’ve taken over the years. 1. My first sunset in our new house. Taken on February, 2011. 2.  This sunset was taken at Magallanes Condominium. 3. Still at Magallanes … Continue reading

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Maramag, Bukidnon

Since John and I had to work that day, we just followed my family to Maramag, Bukidnon. They left early that morning so the kids will have more time to enjoy the resort they found online. We left Davao around … Continue reading

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Philippine Road Trip – Day 4

I woke up in an unfamiliar bed. For a moment there, I forgot that we were in Tacloban City. Yes, we’re still travelling. 🙂 You notice the smiley after the word travel? lol  I just don’t smile but grin when … Continue reading

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