America | Bataan | Bulacan | Historia

Bahay-na-Bato: Always the Haunted Houses

  I recently watched a GMA Front Row about the ancestral houses in San Miguel, Bulacan. “Front Row: Ang Misteryosong Lumang Bahay ng San Miguel Bulacan” was uploaded in Youtube October last year. I’m not sure when it aired on TV.   I wasn’t surprised that the stories were, again, about trifling ghost stories. Filipino […]

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Rizal and my Heidelberg Trip

Here’s an interesting Rizal story you don’t hear everyday. When my former company asked me to go to Germany, I was told that I’m staying in Walldorf. Too bad I said, I wish it was Heidelberg (also in the southwestern part). Jose Rizal studied and lived here. Heidelberg is about 20 to 30 minutes ride […]

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Historia | Japan | Manila

Ernie de Pedro’s Takayama Ukon Research

Two weeks ago I received an email from Dr. Ernie de Pedro. Turns out that he has been conducting research for years on the recently beatified Takayama. I was elated to know that he created a website with his son dedicated to the Christian samurai lord. For those not familiar with Dr. Ernie de Pedro, […]

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