Singapura

Church of Sacred Heart

Last December during one of those quick xmas getaway to Singapura we attended mass at Church of Sacred Heart in the museum planning area near the Dhoby Gaut station. Sacred Heart is Vincentian. It has received large donations from rich Chinese that had in mind the Cantonese speaking Catholics living in the area. It was […]

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Cavite

Cavite Coastal Classic Ride

More than twenty years ago, back when public transportation going to Cavite were not as extensively established, you have to ride these colorful mini buses somewhere in Coastal, near Baclaran, going to the old towns of Cavite. They made an impression on me, (well, I was an impressionable kid) because these buses were pieces of […]

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Cavite

Happy Aguinaldo Day!

Today is Aguinaldo day. Holiday in the whole Cavite province, normal day to us outside Cavite. This tells you where Aguinaldo is in the pantheon of Filipino heroes. — A blogger once asked why we don’t have an Aguinaldo day. We do have but its seem to be celebrated exclusively by his beloved Cavitenos. For […]

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Manila

Muntinlupa’s Lakeshore Back to Normal

Looks like everything’s back to normal around the shores of Laguna de Ba’I (correct pronunciation is bä’ï …) at least for the ones in the Muntinlupa area. So this is good news as it indicates that the lake has return to its normal self. I’m referring to the water level of course; the lake will […]

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Manila

Cuaresma Exhibit

After watching boxing god Pacquiao dominate his African challenger I headed straight to Intramuros to catch a glimpse of an exhibition of various Catholic images that are paraded during Cuaresma. There is something special seeing such an event in the Intramuros. It must be Nick Joaquin’s books that inspired such imagination in me. This being […]

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