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Dengue Exceeds Epidemic Threshold

It’s official. “Dengue Exceeds Epidemic Threshold.” A nationwide dengue alert has been issued in the Philippines. The surge of dengue infections has reached more than…

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Guimaras’ Thriving Tourism Farm: Sustituido

My asawa and I were riding the banca boat from Parola Wharf in Iloilo City back home to the Jordan Wharf in Guimaras. Guimaras is…

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Save Money at Iloilo’s Surprising Super Market

Because we’ve been unhappy with the lack of adequate parking at Guimaras’ New Site Market, we’re purchasing more of our vegetables in nearby Iloilo City….

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Niece Shaina Phenomenal Overcomer

Our niece Shaina, who lives with us, recently passed the Teachers board exams for elementary level teachers. First of all, it was no easy task….

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Guimaras Computer Whiz Restores Globe Internet

My Globe internet service in Guimaras was down for four days last week, Holy Week. After speaking to a multitude of Globe service representatives, I…

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Guimelco’s Greatest Grand Gaffe

Almost all of my regular readers should be aware of my longstanding gripes with Guimelco. While the local provider of electrical energy for our island…

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Striking San Lorenzo Guimaras Windmills

First of all, I must point out that the 27 windmills in Guimaras don’t produce any power for our island province. An official from Guimelco…

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Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem Meltdown Pt. 2

The Crusty Old Expat. 2018 Manggahan Festival in Guimaras. Just after midnight. Eight motorcycles had blocked in our Ford Ranger XLT. The result? “Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem…

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Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem Meltdown

First, there were eight motorcycles involved and not two. Furthermore, five to six police officers from the Philippine National Police were involved and not just…

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5 Early Retirement Steps Philippines

First of all, I retired at the age of 57. Lots of people retire at a younger age. However, some people find it necessary to…

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Best Computer Tech in Guimaras

My World Wide Web was down for two days recently. Despite making multiple calls to Globe for assistance, I still had no internet connection. What’s…

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2018 Fallen Expats of Guimaras

Along with my brother Rick from Illinois,  I also lost three foreigner friends in 2018. Jerry, his brother Willie, and a good friend, Peter, all…

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