Historia

Is it true that our history is not true?

I met with some friends  a couple of days ago and had an interesting discussion about Philippine History and the need to bring it closer to the mainstream Filipino. A hearty Filipino breakfast was served as usual in the generous home of  a man who I admire and respect not only because of his accomplishments […]

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Cebu

Cebu hermosa!

While I was in Cebu, I submitted an entry for a photo contest, using my now defunct point and shoot sony digicam! There were a lot of people that joined, as it is the case here in Manila, there are many photography enthusiast in Cebu. My concept was promoting the province not through the eyes […]

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Historia

Walk the back trails

A gifted young Sanpablense writer, who also happens to be a friend, has started writing about his travels, recording his interesting experiences and discoveries in his newly minted blog. He writes about places that we take for granted, in his writing he makes familiar places look as if you’re seeing something for the first time. […]

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Historia

Unpaid Grave Caretaker: Help!

Last October when I visited the tomb of Nicomedes “Nick” Joaquin, I met an old man who was cleaning Nick’ space, trimming the grass, making sure it’s ready for Undas. I found out that he was a contractor, a poor one – contracted to maintain some of the graves near that area. I thought that […]

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Laguna

Water without worry

Developed during the Marcos years by Lady Imelda with hopes to increase tourism traffic in the beautiful yet unexplored historic town of Majayjay, Taytay falls is now a favorite camping spot for hikers, backpackers and lovers. The people wanting to reciprocate the good initiative named it after the first lady. The Cory government wanting to […]

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